Dr. Nielsen received her medical degree from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (UCHSC). She is a board certified neurologist and epileptologist. She completed fellowship training in epilepsy UCHSC. She specializes in epilepsy monitoring, treatment and research and is one of only two fellowship trained epileptologists in the West Denver region. Her treatments include access to the latest in epilepsy monitoring equipment including specially trained nurses in neurology, 24/7 monitoring of patients by video and audio, in addition to continuous video-EEG monitoring – the gold standard to characterize seizure-like spells.