Melanie Cloonan-Schulte, MD

"Your health is your greatest asset and medical care should be about maintaining your health, not just 'crisis management' when you're ill"

     Dr. Melanie D. Cloonan-Schulte was born and raised in Omaha, NE, where she graduated magna cum laude from Creighton University with a BS in biology and English and she went on to graduate from Creighton with her MD. She moved to Arizona to complete residency training at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center where she was named Chief Resident in 2000. Dr. Cloonan-Schulte taught in the Internal Medicine Residency at St. Joseph's Hospital, precepting in their adult clinic from 2004 to 2018 and continues to serve as a rotation site for medical students, residents, and nurse practitioners.
   
     Dr. Melanie Cloonan worked in both private practice and hospital settings before opening her own practice in 2004. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. She practices evidence-based care. Her goals are to help patients achieve their best quality of life, eliminate racial disparities in health care, and help patients separate good from bad science in evaluating online and media health reports.