About Melanie R. Fiorella, MD
Melanie Fiorella, MD, is a board-certified family medicine doctor. She provides primary care for patients of all ages, including preventive care and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. She has a special interest in women's health, mood disorders, back pain, gastrointestinal disorders and sleep problems.
Dr. Fiorella integrates lifestyle medicine - such as nutrition, mindfulness-based stress reduction and yoga - into the medical care of her patients. Where indicated, she refers patients to complementary therapies such as osteopathic manual therapy, acupuncture and massage. She also offers consults in integrative medicine through UC San Diego's Center for Integrative Medicine.
As an assistant professor of family medicine and public health, Dr. Fiorella is involved in training medical students and residents at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She is the director of the Integrative Medicine in Residency program.
Dr. Fiorella completed her residency at UC San Diego School of Medicine and earned her medical degree at State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine. She is board-certified in family medicine and completed fellowship training in integrative medicine.
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For more information on family medicine, see Primary Care.
- SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY
- UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
Date Joined Staff
- American Board of Family Medicine
Conditions and Treatments
- Women's Health
- Integrative Medicine
- Family Practice
- Care for All Ages
- Comprehensive Care for the Individual and Family
- Overall Health and Well-Being
- Management of Common and Long-Term Illnesses in Children and Adults