“It sounds cliché, but diet and exercise really are the best medicine. I approach healthcare by focusing on self-care.”

Board Certification

  • Physician Assistant

Area of Expertise

  • Internal Medicine


Graduate School

South University
Physician Assistant Studies
Savannah, GA

Undergraduate School

University of South Carolina
Bachelor of Science
Columbia, SC


Melissa was raised in South Carolina and is a proud alum of the University of South Carolina. Go Cocks! She and her husband have two boys, Samuel (born 2018) and Jameson (born 2022), and she loves to be active, especially working out at her local Cross Fit affiliate. Melissa has worked for PGW since 2012.