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Qualifications and Experience
We are excited to introduce our new nurse practitioner, Melissa Telenko. Melissa will have office hours M, T, W, Th, F, and every other Saturday.
Melissa attained her undergraduate degree at Ursuline College, in which she graduated with honors. She was the recipient of the Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities in 2000, and recipient of the St. Catherine Medal in 1999. She was also inducted to Sigma Theta Tau, the nursing honor society.
After graduation, Melissa worked at St. Vincent Charity Hospital in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit until she completed her Master of Science in Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in 2003. She graduated with honors and is a fellow from the Center for Excellence in Population Based Pediatric Nursing.
Melissa started her career at a rural health medical clinic working in pediatrics in Florida. She also has varied experience in family practice and dermatology. Her extensive dermatology experience stems from working three years in private practice and with working with Dr. Kyei at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Melissa attained her Dermatology Certification in 2013 and is one of under 300 certified Dermatology Nurse Practitioners in the nation.