Melissa has been providing patient-first care to dermatology patients since 2008. She is a passionate provider who is committed to using her knowledge, education, and experience to provide patients with an excellent care experience.
The Colorado native received her Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree from the University of Colorado Health Science Center in Aurora, and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology from the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she also worked in the research lab. She was named to the Golden Key International and Phi Beta Kappa Honor Societies.
Melissa is a member of The Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and The Colorado Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.
In addition to diagnosing and treating conditions of the skin, hair and nails, she has years of experience in the prevention, detection and treatment of skin cancers, including performing biopsies and Total-Body Skin Cancer Exams.
The married mother of two enjoys hiking, yoga and traveling the world.