Tina Melanson, MD

Nephrology (Kidney)
Melanson, Tina MD

About Tina Melanson, MD

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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Office Location

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

Call for Appointment:



Nephrology (Kidney)

Board Certification(s):

Nephrology, Internal Medicine

Professional Associations:

Fellowship of the National Kidney Foundation (FNKF)

Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP)


Interview with Dr. Melanson 02/2021. Credit: Mike Tanner, KWAT

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