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Melissa Lynn Scalise, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

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4.8 4.8 277 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Internal Medicine
Primary Care

Board Certificates

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010

Education

MD - University of Nebraska Omaha, 2006
Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2009
Chief Residency - University of Tennessee Memphis, 2010

Location(s)

Vanderbilt Primary Care One Hundred Oaks
Vanderbilt Adult Primary Care
719 Thompson Lane
Suite 38500
Nashville, TN 37204
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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Dr. Scalise is a wonder physician and really takes pride in her concerns for your problems and anything she can do to help you
Patient | June 13, 2017

Dr. Scalise cares for myself as well as for my four adult children. We all feel very fortunate as well as blessed to have her as our family physician. Dr. Scalise is ONE of a Kind and is a major asset to Vanderbilt.
Patient | May 22, 2017

Always a good experience with Dr. Scalise. She is the best.
Patient | May 19, 2017

My provider is w/out doubt the best medical doctor I have been to over my 56 years. She is always makes sure she understands any health concerns I may have & addresses them fully. She follows up on previous appointment instructions & inquires about any new or existing health issues. I trust her completely & my only regret is that she is not practicing in Chattanooga, where I reside. It is very difficult for me to get to Nashville due to my level of disability but I continue to do so because of my provider's level of care, knowledge, experience & concern for my health, both medical & mental. She truly is the best thing about Vanderbilt healthcare to me & I highly recommend her.
Patient | May 1, 2017

Dr. Scalise is my favorite doctor.
Patient | April 28, 2017

As was already mentioned, Dr. Scalise and her team are a very positive asset to Vanderbilt Medical Center and the IM dept. Keep up the great work.
Patient | April 19, 2017

Dr. Scalise is fabulous. I always feel like I am her only patient, and she is extremely copetent and compassionate.
Patient | April 12, 2017

i feel that Dr. Scalise is an outstanding doctor and kind, compassionate, loving, beautiful person inside and out.
Patient | April 11, 2017

very good does not accurately describe the service and advice I get from Dr. Scalise. She will call me after hours to give me results from lab work. if I have an issue that Dr. Scalise is concerned about she has her nurse call me daily to get an update on my condition. She is amazing and I very fortunate to have her as my PCP.
Patient | March 27, 2017

Dr. Scalise is a caring doctor.
Patient | March 22, 2017

Dr. Scalise is personable and knowledgeable. She always takes my concerns seriously, considers my goals, and makes recommendations that fit my situation.
Patient | March 2, 2017

Dr. Scalise has done a superb job for the 3+ years as my PCP. She has more than earned my trust.
Patient | March 2, 2017

Always very good.
Patient | March 2, 2017

She has always been very kind and sweet -
Patient | March 1, 2017

one of the best.
Patient | February 28, 2017

excellent. always leave feeling like she has my best interest at heart
Patient | February 28, 2017

I am extremely satisfied with the care I receive from Dr. Scalise. I marked 'your confidence in this care provider' good only because I have only been seeing Dr. Scalise for ~1 year. I saw my previous internist for ~30 years, so while I am confident in her and her care to date, my benchmark for 'extremely confident' is very high given my decades relationship and care with my previous provider.
Patient | February 20, 2017

Dr. Scalise is wonderful.
Patient | February 15, 2017

Dr. Scalise is very professional and friendly.
Patient | February 10, 2017

Dr. Scalise in extremely competent, knowledgable, and courteous - a tremendous asset to Vanderbilt.
Patient | February 8, 2017

Dr. Scalise is awesome. So smart & caring.
Patient | February 7, 2017

Dr. Scalise always takes time to listen to my concerns. She allows me to be a partner in my healthcare decision making.
Patient | January 2, 2017

Dr. Scalise is the #1 reason I am a Vanderbilt patient
Patient | December 30, 2016

She spends a good deal of time with you and asks you alot of questions about your health and concerns.
Patient | December 20, 2016

Dr. Scalise always engages me as a unique individual and is very attentive. She practices clear communication techniques. For example, she asks what questions I have (which is open-ended and invites questions) rather than do I have any questions (a yes or no question that often ends conversation).
Patient | December 19, 2016

The provider is the best!
Patient | December 2, 2016

I love that she has med students. I think it enhances the already excellent quality of care I receive.
Patient | December 1, 2016

I highly recommend her.
Patient | December 1, 2016

I feel very comfortable talking with Dr. Scalise. She is kind, gentle, informative and reassuring.
Patient | November 11, 2016

I have a closed brain injury from an auto accident and Dr. Scalia always makes sure I totally understand what is going on.
Patient | November 2, 2016

Melissa is very knowledgeable and caring provider.
Patient | October 31, 2016

Dr. Scalisse is the best Doctor I have been to.
Patient | October 31, 2016

I feel real good about my provider
Patient | October 29, 2016

I had to change my primary care provider of 26 years due to insurance provider contact changes. Dr. Scalise had a high bar to meet & she has met it & continue to meet my expectation.
Patient | October 25, 2016

she is the BEST
Patient | October 24, 2016

Dr. Scalise is an excellent doctor who is very caring & thorough in her assessments. She contacted another of my doctor's concerning my care; then she followed up with me via MyHealthVanderbilt.com. I have recommended he to several friend needing a doctor!
Patient | October 24, 2016

Dr. Scalise is one of the best over-all physician's I have had. She actually listens! She is very informative about my health issues.
Patient | October 17, 2016

She is really busy.
Patient | September 19, 2016

This care provider goes over and beyond the normal expectation of a care provider. She is excellent!!!!
Patient | September 2, 2016

At my annual visits, she always makes a good amount of time to ask me about many aspects of my health.
Patient | September 1, 2016

No bad experience - EVER!
Patient | August 31, 2016

Not a good teacher. Explanations lack the depth of an educated doctor.
Patient | August 28, 2016

Dr. Scalise is the most compassionate and thorough doctor I've ever had.
Patient | August 28, 2016

Dr. Scalise is amazing! She is very caring and knowledgeable.
Patient | August 24, 2016

Dr. Scalise is excellent! She is a great listener! She is thoughtful & kind. Her expertise is exemplary! I am so appreciative of her for my needs & the more challenging needs of my sister.
Patient | August 23, 2016

she is lovely, kind and understanding and has a sense of humor
Patient | August 22, 2016

Excellent doctor.
Patient | August 9, 2016

she was judgemental
Patient | July 26, 2016

Dr Scalise is the best
Patient | July 25, 2016

Dr Scalise is exceptional. I hope she never leaves!!!
Patient | July 25, 2016

She is an excellent physician showing thorough, kind and respectful care and even called to check on me on her day off.
Patient | July 18, 2016

Hands down the best doctor I've ever had. I've trusted her w/the care of my wife and my mother as well.
Patient | July 18, 2016

Dr.Scalise is an excellent provider. I have always received exceptional care from her, and she always follow ups on labs, x-rays, and emails.
Patient | June 22, 2016

Dr. Scalise is wonderful. I have enjoyed having her as my PCP for many years.
Patient | June 21, 2016

Dr. Scalise is truly a healer, physician and doctor, not a health care provider. In this Mchealthcare world, she truly practices sound medicine. She has provided guidance, concern and direction during difficult mental health and physical health issues through the years. I did not believe doctors like this still existed today. I am thankful to have found her.
Patient | June 19, 2016

She is too busy now.
Patient | May 31, 2016