Melissa, Nurse Practitioner

Melissa C. Fesler, FNP-BC, MSN, RN, PHN

Family Nurse Practitioner

Melissa is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner with experience in Urgent Care Medicine. Melissa received her B.S. in Medical and Public Health Microbiology, and Minor in Biotechnology from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where she conducted research with attenuated influenza virus H1N1 in the Undergraduate Biotechnology Laboratory. Her research was published for use as a Virology Laboratory currently implemented in the Cal Poly curriculum. Melissa received her B.S.N. from Samuel Merritt University, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She worked as a registered nurse for a UCSF Dermatology Professor, prior to receiving her M.S. in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Georgetown University.

Melissa has been trained by Raphael B. Stricker, M.D. to treat individuals suffering from tickborne disease and Morgellons disease.  Her methods and treatment protocols are based on Dr. Stricker’s vast experience and knowledge.  Melissa regularly consults and collaborates with Dr. Stricker.  Melissa is a member of the California Association for Nurse Practitioners (CANP), American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), American Nurses Association (ANA), and the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS). She is on the Medical Advisory Board for the Charles E. Holman Foundation.

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