About Our Providers

Dr. Jessen
Kristen Jessen, MD is a board certified Neurologist at Central Peninsula Neurology since February 2010. She attended the University of Virginia where she earned both her medical degree and a PhD in Microbiology. She went on to complete her Neurology Internship, Residency and Fellowship at the University of Tennessee. Before coming to Alaska she was in private practice in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Dr. Jessen enjoys time with her children. Her recreational hobbies include gardening, fishing, and skiing.

Her practice specializes in Sleep Disorders, Nerve and Muscle Disease, Headache, Stroke, Seizures, Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Pain.