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Tara A. Nielsen DO, MPH

Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
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  • 293 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


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

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2019

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
No physical exam, could have been a phone conversation/telehealth visit.
March 8, 2022
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Very pleased
Februray 28, 2022
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Dr.Nielsen is great not only does she evaluate my physical health but she checks in on my mental health too! Always a great experience.
Februray 11, 2022
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Felt very comfortable and able to discuss anything with provider
January 28, 2022
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Wonderful experience - all of the staff was kind and welcoming. Dr. Nielsen was patient, unhurried and answered all of my questions. I appreciate that she practices joint decision making.
January 14, 2022
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Dr.Tara was amazing. After my last obgyn experience I was very nervous but she was extremely sweet and kind. She really cared about my issues and wanted to help. She wasn't judgmental in any way and was very accepting of any choices I made.
January 13, 2022
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Dr. Nielsen has been extraordinary. She is one of the best doctors I've seen. She makes sure you are aware of your options and communicates well. She is also extremely thorough. I enjoy having my appointments because I know I'm in great care with Dr. Nielsen and her staff.
December 9, 2021
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I love Dr Nielsen! I have referred her to many.
December 8, 2021
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I drive out of my way to come see Dr. Nielsen. She always is patient, answers my questions, and never rushes our appointments. There are many providers closer to my home, but seeing her is worth it.
December 6, 2021
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