BiographyMelissa Upson, P.A.-C., is a board certified physician assistant at UW Medical Center and a UW teaching associate of Cardiac Surgery.
Upson is dedicated to empowering her patients by providing them with knowledge about their bodies and health, so they may lead a fulfilling life. By doing she strives to work with them as a team toward a common goal.
Upson received her medical education at Daemen College, Amherst, New York. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Her clinical interests include coronary artery disease, heart valve disease and heart failure. Her research interests include valvular heart disease.
Personal InterestsWhen away from medicine, Upson enjoys spending time with her daughters, baking and reading classic novels.
Medical education, 2000
- Physician Assistant, 2000, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant