Kelly Delaney-Nelson, M.D.

Dr. Delaney-Nelson's Specialties

Medical Education: University of South Dakota
Fellowship: University of Missouri - Columbia 
Residency: Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, WI

Dr. Kelly Delaney-Nelson earned her Bachelor's Degree in Biology from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN, and her medical degree from the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine. Dr. Delaney-Nelson completed her internal medicine residency at the Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, WI, where she also served as Chief Resident for one year. In 2020, Dr. Delaney-Nelson completed her Rheumatology Fellowship from the University of Missouri.

Prior to joining CNOS, Dr. Delaney-Nelson was a Hospitalist for the Gundersen Health System. Dr. Delaney-Nelson grew up in North Sioux City, SD, on McCook Lake. She enjoys boating, fishing, watching sports, and spending time with her husband and newborn daughter.


I have been a patient of Dr. Wisco for many years and I have had to change my arthritis caregiver as Dr. Wisco is closing his practice. I met Dr. Delaney Nelson last month. It was difficult for me and I am sure difficult for her as change is hard. I found her very professional, knowledgeable, friendly, and thorough. 

We spent time talking about my health and [she] seems to be a practical doctor not making any changes. She is from this area and is a wife and mother of a baby daughter. I feel that she will be a good caregiver.

- Sue L. patient