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Tina Melanson, MD, FNKF, FACP

Nephrology (Kidney)

As a nephrologist, Dr. Tina Melanson specializes in the diagnosis and management of kidney diseases and disorders. This includes hypertension, electrolyte disturbances, critical care and management of patients needing or with a kidney transplant.

Dr. Melanson provides dialysis services at Prairie Lakes Hospital in Watertown, as well as at Prairie Lakes satellite dialysis units located at: 

  • Ortonville Area Health Services (Ortonville, MN)
  • Indian Health Services (Sisseton, SD)

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Board Certification(s):
Nephrology, Internal Medicine


Office Address:

Prairie Lakes Specialty Clinic
401 9th Ave. NW
Watertown, SD 57201

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Outreach Locations:
  • Coteau des Prairies Hospital (Sisseton, SD)
  • Huron Regional Medical Center (Huron, SD)
  • Ortonville Area Health Services (Ortonville, MN)


Medical School:

University of South Dakota School of Medicine (Vermillion, South Dakota)


University of South Dakota School of Medicine (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) - Internal Medicine


University of Vermont (Burlington, Vermont) - Nephrology

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