Professional Biographies

Melissa Merhege, MD

Primary Specialty: Pain Management

Years With DaVita Medical Group: 2

  • Undergrad School: New Mexico State University – Bachelor’s in Arts & Science in Biology
  • Graduate School: University of New Mexico – Masters in Biomedical Services
  • Medical School: University of New Mexico School of Medicine
  • Residency:

    University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Psychiatry

    University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Pain Medicine Fellow

Previous Employment:


Corizon Health at Central New Mexico Correctional Facility, Clinical Psychiatrist

New Mexico VA Healthcare System, Attending Psychiatrist


Psychiatric Board Certified

Pain Management Board Certified 

Spine Intervention Society Cervical Procedures Bio-Skills Lab Certificate

Spine Intervention Society Lumbar Procedures Bio-Skills Lab Certificate

BOTOX for Upper Limb Spasticity Certificate

BOTOX for Chronic Migraine Certificate



American Academy of Pain Medicine, 2016-present

Spine Intervention Society, 2015-present

New Mexico Medical Society, 2004-present

American Medical Association, 2004-present

American College of Physicians, 2005-present

American Psychiatric Association, 2008-present

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