Melissa Walters practices primary care, caring for patients of all ages. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a family nurse practitioner. She has practiced as a family nurse practitioner in the Internal Medicine clinic at UK HealthCare since 2015, providing acute care for patients with complex and chronic medical conditions. She first joined UK HealthCare in 2005 and has worked as a nurse in the Clinical Decision Unit, Perioperative Services and the Gill Heart & Vascular Institute. She is a two-time recipient of the Clinical Nurse Excellence Award given in recognition of her services to UK HealthCare. Prior to coming to UK, she worked as a nurse in her hometown of Mt. Sterling, Ky., where she specialized in critical care nursing. She served as staff development specialist at a regional medical center and as adjunct faculty for the Department of Nursing at Morehead State University.
Melissa completed her undergraduate studies at Morehead State University with a Bachelor of Science in nursing. As an undergraduate student at Morehead State University, she was nominated as Outstanding Baccalaureate Nursing Student by the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences. She went on to complete her Master of Science in primary care nursing from Indiana Wesleyan University, graduating Summa Cum Laude.
Melissa enjoys the relationships she develops with her patients and is known for her compassion, kindness and thoroughness in patient care. She strives to provide the highest-quality care to each patient that she meets.
Please note: Melissa Walters is part of Team Blue.
Team Blue only accepts appointments with patients who have one of the UK health plans (UK-HMO, UK-PPO, UK-EPO and UK-RHP).
Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion
Certifications or Special training
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Family Nurse Practitioner
Primary Care for UK Health Plans
Team Blue Primary Care Clinic
Kentucky Clinic South
2400 Greatstone Point
Lexington KY 40504-3274
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