Matthew Nelson, DVM

Assistant Professor, Primary Care, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Matthew Nelson



DVM, University of Minnesota

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Dr. Nelson is a graduate of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. He is a general practitioner In Primary Care and cares for dogs, cats, and their families in the Veterinary Medical Center. Dr. Nelson is passionate about nutritional management and prevention of obesity; preventative care; and veterinary dentistry. He enjoys working with students as it provides an opportunity to share his enthusiasm for these important topics. When he is not in the clinic he enjoys gardening, cooking and spending time with his family.


  • Primary Care

Professional associations

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association