New Neurologist to See Patients at Outreach Clinic

Brookings, S.D. – Aug. 18, 2020 – Neurologist Dr. Carol Nelson of Avera Medical Group Neurology will begin seeing patients at Brookings Health System’s outreach specialty clinic. Her first clinic date in Brookings is Sept. 1.

As a general neurologist, Dr. Nelson cares for patients of all ages with brain, spine and nervous system conditions. She specializes in treating headaches, from new onset headaches to chronic, longstanding migraines.

Dr. Nelson received her medical degree from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine. She performed her residency in neurology at the University of Vermont School of Medicine in Burlington, VT and her internship at Sanford Hospital & University Medical Center. She is certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Nelson, please contact Avera Medical Group Neurology at (605) 782-8948. Physician referral is required. Learn more about outreach services available at Brookings Health by visiting

About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic & Optical, and medical clinics in Arlington, White and Volga, South Dakota. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, emergency and extended care services. Brookings Hospital provides local access to doctors in Brookings and offers robotic da Vinci surgery and Mako robotic-arm assisted procedures, making it one of the premier rural community hospitals in South Dakota. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at