Published on November 13, 2019

Essentia Health welcomes Dr. Sarah Nelson

Sarah Nelson, Behavioral Health

Dr. Sarah Nelson, a psychiatrist and population health physician, has joined the Behavioral Health Department at Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic in Duluth, MN.

“I respect that Essentia Health has a strong interest in population health and caring for the whole community by partnering with community organizations to work on preventing diseases and addressing topics like the stigma around mental health,” says Dr. Nelson.

Dr. Nelson earned a medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. She completed a residency in internal medicine and psychiatry at Duke University Medical School in Durham, NC. Dr. Nelson is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine and the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology in psychiatry.

“I treat and care for the whole person and do not separate physical health from mental health. I consider how everything interacts to understand the problem and work together with the patient on a solution,” explains Dr. Nelson.

To see Dr. Sarah Nelson’s full profile, visit and click on “Doctors & Providers.”

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