Dr. Hailey Nelson joined Valley Children’s in August 2016 as a pediatrician in our Charlie Mitchell Children’s Center. From newborns to teenagers, sports physicals to special needs, Dr. Nelson enjoys working with children of all ages and abilities.
Dr. Nelson is a core faculty member of Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency Program, Affiliated with Stanford University School of Medicine. She enjoys teaching medical students and residents.
Dr. Nelson has presented on various topics in her field. She has published her work in peer-reviewed publications, including “Medical Education Online,” “Molecular Genetics and Metabolism,” “Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology,” “Blood” and “Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.”
She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Nelson received her medical degree from University of Washington School of Medicine. She did her pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters – Eastern Virginia Medical School, in Norfolk, Virginia.
Dr. Nelson enjoys engaging in projects to better the community, whether it is providing child care instructions and support for teenage mothers as a focus group facilitator, or writing grants for children with complex needs to support a State Innovation Model for Integrated Care.
In her free time, Dr. Nelson also enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children. They are passionate about bicycling as a family and enjoy playing at the area’s public parks and nearby lakes.