Dr. Kirsten Nielsenis board certified in both Neurology and Epilepsy. Dr. Nielsen attended the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver for many of her academic milestones, including completion of an Epilepsy fellowship, a Neurology residency, and an Internal Medicine internship. The CU Health Sciences Center is also where she received her Doctor of Medicine degree. Dr. Nielsen has been named a 5280 Top Doctor in Epilepsy in both 2013 and 2014. She is in her sixth year as a member of Colorado Epilepsy Foundation Physician Advisory Board, and has volunteered at clinics serving the homeless population of Denver in the past. Dr. Nielsen has been a member of the American Epilepsy Society since 2008, and a member of the American Academy of Neurology since 2006. She was awarded the AAN Medical Student Prize for Excellence in Neurology in 2005. In her spare time, Dr. Nielsen enjoys bicycling, horseback riding, skiing, and participating in 10k runs.