Melissa joined the SpineNevada team in 2018 with experience in diagnostic and preventative health in busy family practice settings. Melissa works in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation department at Spine Nevada and her goals include helping patients return to active lifestyles with conservative, non-surgical therapies. She completed her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at A.T. Still University in Mesa, AZ and a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training at Boise State University in Boise, ID. In addition to being a Certified Physician Assistant, Melissa is a certified Athletic Trainer.
Melissa has been a practicing Physician Assistant since 2014, her responsibilities and experiences have included ordering and interpreting lab tests and imaging, performing simple in-office procedures such as sutures and wound care, managing medical clinics, stocking supplies and upholding environmental / safety standards. At SpineNevada, Melissa performs physical exams, diagnoses and treats spine and musculoskeletal conditions, orders and examines diagnostics, offers patient's preventive health care advice, and responsibly prescribes medications.
Melissa looks forward to assisting others in reaching their health and wellness goals.
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