Taylor K. Nelson, CRNA is a certified registered nurse anesthetist and the Director of Anesthesia at Teton Valley Hospital. Taylor was born and raised in Idaho and graduated from Highland High School in Pocatello. He later attended and graduated in 2002 from Florida State University in Tallahassee with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Spanish. After working for three years as a registered nurse in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) at University Health Care in Salt Lake City, he attended and graduated in 2008 with a Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia (MSNA) from the Department of Nurse Anesthesia at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, still ranked first by U.S. News & World Report in nurse anesthesia.
Since graduating, Taylor worked for Boise Anesthesia, PA at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center as a CRNA before joining Teton Valley Hospital in March of 2012. He also serves as a board member for the Idaho Association of Nurse Anesthetists (IDANA).