Ms. Monson sees patients of all ages for in person or telehealth appointments. Fluent in Spanish.
Ms. Monson completed the Family Nurse Practitioner Master’s program at the Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, in 2018. She is board certified by both the Arizona State Board of Nursing and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is also, a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and is fluent in Spanish.
Ms. Monson brings with her 12 years of comprehensive experience in Primary Care, Critical Care, and Maternal Child Health. When asked about her care philosophy, Ms. Monson shared that her ultimate goal is to serve the community by providing high quality care to everyone in need. She went on to say, “I believe in actively engaging patients to become stewards and partners in their own care. I am driven to help patients understand that disease prevention is key to a long healthy life.”
This approach to care was solidified during her time as a registered nurse in the Intensive Care Unit, caring for individuals at the end of their life’s journey.
Before pursuing her passion in primary medicine, she joined the Air Force in 1995 and served 8 years as a Telecommunications and Comsec Specialist. She was stationed in Arizona and served at Davis Monthan Air Force base, the 107th Air Control Squadron, and the 161st Air Refueling Wing.
Born in Florida, Mrs. Monson now lives in Arizona with her husband, three children, one cat, and one dog. She enjoys water skiing, snow skiing and traveling.
Melissa Monson, FNP is available for in-person appointments at our Apache Junction location and TeleHealth Video Visits.
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