Dr. Coats graduated from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in Lynchburg, Virginia, with a Bachelor’s degree in biology; she then went on to achieve her Masters in bioethics from Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. Subsequently, Dr. Coats earned her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND) at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) in Tempe, Arizona. She is a board-certified naturopathic oncologist and is known as a fellow of the board of naturopathic Oncology (FABNO) which puts her in a unique group of physicians who specialize in naturopathic oncology. She is a past President of the SCNM Alumni Association and past Board Development Chair of Tempe Boys and Girls Club. She was recently appointed to the board of A2ndAct which celebrates and supports women survivors of ALL cancers who are using their newly realized gifts of life and experience to give back for the greater good. She is a member of the Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association, American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, and the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians. In 2017 and 2019 and 2020 she was named one of Phoenix Magazine’s Top Doctors for Naturopathic Medicine.
Dr. Coats offers general naturopathic medical care and focuses much of her time in oncology and natural options for mental health support. Dr. Coats practices with a broad scope of treatment options from acupuncture to clinical nutrition to help you achieve optimal health.
Melissa is offering a complimentary 10-minute prospective patient call to see if she could be of service to you as a physician. Call 480-990-1111 to schedule your call.