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Tara A. Nielsen DO, MPH

Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
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  • 220 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
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    General Gynecology
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    General Obstetrics
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    Obstetrics and Gynecology
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    Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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    Uterine Fibroids


  • Master of Public Health - Des Moines University, 2011
  • Doctor of Osteopathy - Des Moines University, 2012
  • Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2016

Patient Comments

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I always feel heard by Dr. Nielsen. At my last visit I mentioned some pregnancy symptoms thinking nothing could be done. She was quick to offer solutions (which worked). She takes me seriously and gives me a lot of great info.
October 8, 2021
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Excellent patient care
September 13, 2021
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I'm so glad I found Dr.Nielsen. She is so knowledgeable and is very caring. I would highly recommend her to any of my friends!
September 10, 2021
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I absolutely LOVE DR. Nielsen!!!
August 18, 2021
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She was very good
August 7, 2021
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Love Dr Tara!
July 28, 2021
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Tara is amazing and I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking!
July 17, 2021
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Dr. Nielsen was awesome. I've seen a non-VUMC provider for >20 years and never felt so great/informed as I did after my visit today. I usually dread my annual exam and I had such a great experience today.
July 14, 2021
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I feel its rare that a doctor actually listens to you -- I really really like this office and I'm so happy I made the switch!
May 16, 2021
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