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Kelsey Widgeon, PMHNP

  • Psychiatric Hospitalist

UnityPoint Provider

  • Hospital Affiliations:
    • Allen Memorial Hospital
  • Gender: Female
  • Languages Spoken:
    • English

About Kelsey Widgeon, PMHNP

  • Walden University: Bachelor
  • Med School
    • Walden University: Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatric-Mental Health
Focus Areas
  • Psychiatric Hospitalist


Why did you become a provider?
I became a provider to better serve the mental health population and work closely with patients as a more active member in their treatment plan.

What type of care/clinical interests are you most passionate about?
Chronic mental health disorders

Why did you choose your specialty?
My previous job involved working with this population in the community setting. I wanted to explore this area from a nursing perspective. I started nursing in psychiatry and never left.

What qualities best describe the care you provide your patients?
My quality of care could be described as compassionate and fair.

Being a healthcare provider, what drives/motivates you each day?
Bringing any sort of positive experience, moment, emotion or interaction to a patient is a success and is what motivates me.

What is the most important thing patients should know about you and your practice?
We are a team with similar goals in terms of positive outcomes. A working relationship requires patience, compromise, respect and fairness.

What are your personal interests?
Fishing, walking dogs, completing puzzles and being with family and friends.