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About Melissa D. Stinson, MS, ANP-BC, CCRN

Melissa Stinson, MS, is a board-certified adult nurse practitioner (ANP-BC), clinical nurse specialist (CNS) and critical care registered nurse (CCRN) who treats people with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH). She manages the complex care of patients who are undergoing pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE) surgery and balloon pulmonary angioplasty (BPA).

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health in 2014, Stinson was a nurse practitioner with Scripps Clinic Medical Group and a clinical nurse at Sharp Memorial Hospital.

She earned her Master of Science in nursing and a bachelor's degree in applied arts and sciences with an emphasis in nursing from San Diego State University.

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Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Degree

  • San Diego State University School of Nursing, San Diego, CA

Degree

  • San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2014-06-01

Board Certifications

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Adult Nurse Practitioner
  • Acute/Critical Care Nursing
  • American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Conditions and Treatments

  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted