Melissa J Hinton

Melissa J Hinton

Melissa Hinton is a Doctorate Nurse Practitioner with family practice, pulmonary specialty, and addiction sub-specialty training and experience. She is board certified as an APRN and nationally certified as an Advanced Practice Addictions provider.

Melissa received her Master’s and Doctorate degrees from the University of Utah Summa Cum Laude and has been practicing in the medical field for over 20 years, starting as a LPN, RN, BSN, and having a strong foundation in Emergency (in which she is also certified) and Critical Care nursing, as well as inpatient/outpatient mental health and addictions. She has also been an Invasive Life Flight nurse and has had administrative and extensive leadership experience.

Melissa and her husband have had lifelong careers and experience that have well-acquainted them with the difficulty and chaos that addiction causes. Her patient’s often comment on her professional, but personal commitment to their health and recovery. Dr. Hinton offers personalized, attentive, specialty care to her patients in general family practice care, wellness and prevention care, pulmonary medicine, detox management, and mental health intervention at Lion’s Gate.