Lindsay Nelson, PhD, ABPP

Associate Professor


  • Neuropsychology - Froedtert Hospital
  • 900 N. 92nd St.
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226


  • Neurology
  • Neuropsychology

New Patient Appointments


Diseases and Conditions

  • ALS
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Concussion
  • Dementia
  • Memory Disorders
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Cancer
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Cognitive Complaints with History of Psychiatric Diagnosis (e.g., Bipolar, Schizophrenia. Major Depression, etc.)
  • Chemo Brain Non Brain Tumor

Treatments and Services

  • Virtual Visit

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior


  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neuropsychology

Clinic Locations


Dr. Lindsay Nelson is a clinical neuropsychologist and assistant professor of neurosurgery and neurology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Nelson is actively involved clinical psychology and neuroscience research, with her current focus being the clinical and neurophysiological effects of mild traumatic brain injury. Her research interests also include application of various psychometric methods to clinical questions, conceptualization of personality and psychiatric conditions, and the neurobiological underpinnings of psychological constructs such as inhibitory control.

Clinically, Dr. Nelson sees a variety of patients and has special interests in the neuropsychological effects of traumatic brain injury and neurodegenerative conditions.

Education and Training

MA in Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research - University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN (2009)
PhD - Florida State University - Miami, FL (2012)