Capital Digestive Physician Kelly Nelson, CRNP

Kelly Nelson, CRNP


Kelly Nelson, CRNP, is a nurse practitioner who specializes in gastroenterology care and treats all GI conditions. She is passionate about preventive medicine, patient education, and patient-centered care.

Before joining Capital Digestive Care, Kelly worked as a nurse in the intensive care unit (ICU) and medical intermediate care unit (IMCU) at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. While there, she also served as a clinical coach and resource nurse to her ICU and IMCU colleagues.

She enjoys traveling, reading, trying new restaurants in DC, and spending time with her significant other and their cat, Theo.



  • English

Office Locations


Medical Education

George Washington University / Washington, DC / Master of Science in Nursing

George Washington University / Washington, DC / Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Undergraduate Education

University of Florida / Gainesville, FL / Bachelor of Science in Health Education


  • Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner


Member of

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners