Byron Nielsen, MD
University of South Dakota (2005)
Byron received a degree in Microbiology in 1999 from South Dakota State University followed by completion of training as a paramedic in 2000. He then entered the working world and was employed for one year as a paramedic for the Brookings Ambulance Service prior to entering medical school at the University of South Dakota. He completed his medical degree in 2005 and subsequently his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Iowa in 2008. Following his chief resident year, he will be starting a Nephrology fellowship at the University of Iowa.
Byron is the proud father of 6 year old son, Bailey, and is awaiting the arrival of another son in August. Byron and his wife Stacey have been happily married for 8 years.
His hobbies include pheasant hunting, camping, bowling, and most of all, spending time with his family.