Melissa K. Dvorak, PA-C
6405 France Ave S
Edina MN 55435
Philosophy of Care:As a patient advocate and health provider, I partner with patients to promote lifelong health and wellness. I strive to exude intensive caring through respect, communication, and collaboration during every patient encounter.
2008 Who's Who Among Executive and Professional Women, Cambridge Who's Who 2002-2005 Dean's List, Augsburg College 2003 PA Foundation Scholarship, AAPA 2003 Merit Scholarship Recipient, MAPA 2003 Scholarship Recipient, MAPA 2003 Gateways Leadership Workshop Participant, AAPA 1999-2001 Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology, Vice-President 1999-2001 Chancellor's Academic Award, University of Wisconsin-Stout 1998-2000 University Leadership Award, University of Wisconsin-Stout
2009 "The Skinny on Weight Loss Surgery, CME presentation, AFPPA National Conference Phoenix, AZ 2008 "Fairview Southdale Weight Loss Surgery: How YOU impact the patient experience," CEU/CME Presentation, Fairview Southdale Hospital 2007-2008 "Fairview Southdale Weight Loss Surgery: New patient information session," Oral presentation, Fairview Southdale Hospital 2005 "How to Give Bad News," Master's Educational presentation, Augsburg College 2005 "SAAAPA, AAPA, and You," Oral presentation, AAPA Northeast Regional Meeting, AAPA Northcentral Regional Meeting, Augsburg College 2004 "Interosseus Infusion- A lifesaving procedure," Educational presentation, Augsburg College 2004 "National Primary Care Week," Oral presentation, AMSA convention 2004 "Are You Whistle Clean-colorectal health," Educational presentation, Augsburg College 2004 "Two ways to participate: PA Day and NPCW," AAPA News, American Academy of Physician Assistants 2003 "Medical Students' Perception of a Physician Assistant's Role," Master's Analytical Paper, Augsburg College 2002 "Scaling in Heart Structure: The role of Collagen," Oral presentation, University of Wisconsin-Stout 2000 "Ever-changing Gender," Presentation, Upper Midwest Honors Conference