Burnett Medical Center Welcomes New Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Nicole Kelsen

Burnett Medical Center (BMC) is pleased to have Nicole Kelsen, DO, serve the community in the area of Orthopedics.

Dr. Kelsen was born and raised in Minnesota and completed her undergraduate training at the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota. Medical school took her to Des Moines, Iowa, and she then went on to complete residency training in Detroit, Michigan. After residency, Nicole traveled to Seattle, Washington for an additional year of fellowship training. 

Nicole Kelsen, DO


Following her medical training, she practiced in Green Bay, Wisconsin for four years, and then returned to Minnesota to practice orthopedics in her home state. She has been board certified as an Orthopedic Surgeon since 2017. 

Beyond the realm of medicine, Dr. Kelsen is married with three sons and has a deep appreciation for life’s simple pleasures. She finds comfort in the pages of a good book, embarks on adventures through hiking, nurtures the earth with her gardening skills, and finds joy in the beauty of birdwatching. She’s excited to be back working and practicing orthopedics in Wisconsin.

The CEO of BMC, Gordy Lewis, says “Burnett Medical Center is very excited and fortunate to have Dr. Kelsen. She brings a wide array of knowledge to better serve our patients close to home.”

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Kelsen, please call 715-463-5353.