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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Melinda Atienza was born in Manila in the Philippines and moved to the U.S. at the age of 4. She attended the University of Illinois and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1991. She received her medical training at Midwestern University in Chicago, Illinois and completed her Internal Medicine residency at Lutheran General Hospital in 1999. She has been board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine since 1999.
Dr. Atienza is married to a nephrologist and they have 2 beautiful daughters. They moved to the Valley from the Chicago area in 2006. Dr. Atienza enjoys Bikram yoga, cooking, and jewelry making. She plays the piano and recently learned to play the Native American flute. Dr. Atienza’s medical philosophy focuses on healthy lifestyle and prevention. The words she chooses to live by are “Live well. Eat well. Be well.”
Verified Patient Reviews
She is wonderful, very caring, and listens to me, I want to continue to see her.
Very professional and reassuring
Very professional and very knowledgeable. Excellent facility.
Best doctor ever! I didn't have to wait at all I was called back on time and that is very impressive. She seemed very knowledgeable and didn't ridicule me for my bad habits, though strongly cautioned me against them as she should, but I didn't feel any less of a person. I will definitely be using her should I need medical attention again. It's important to find a doctor who is educated, smart, and easy to talk too and she is definitely one of those doctors.