Meet Dr. Mel
Mel Schottenstein, N.D., M.B.E., MScN, FICT, FSCT
Dr. Mel Schottenstein is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio and studied Women, Gender, Sexuality, and History of Science and Medicine at Harvard University for her undergraduate degree. Interested in learning skills of medical mediation and to promote cultural competency amongst health care providers, she completed a Master’s degree in Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania. Subsequently, Dr. Mel acquired a Naturopathic Medical Degree at Bastyr University in WA. While in school, Dr. Mel received additional training in Biological Medicine under the direct tutelage of Dr. Thomas Rau, Chief Medical Director of the Paracelsus Clinic, Switzerland. Additionally, she completed training in Neural therapy, Biofeedback, Homeopathy, Naturopathic Oncology, Naturopathic Gastroenterology, BHRT, Botanical Medicine Compounding, Environmental Medicine, and IV Therapy.
Post-graduation, Dr. Mel pursued training in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine as well as Ayurvedic Medicine.
She has received training in Medical Aesthetics from the National Laser Institute and the National Institute for Medical Aesthetics. She is certified in all Vampire Therapies including the O-Shot, P-Shot, Vampire facelift and Vampire Breast lift. Dr. Mel is also certified in Gainswave shockwave therapy for sexual dysfunction.
Dr Mel is certified as a Wahls Protocol Health Professional, and is receiving post-doctoral training in Functional Neurology from the Carrick Institute. Dr Mel completed post-graduate certification as a Swiss Biological Medicine Provider from the Swiss Biological Medicine Academy. Her training at Swiss Biomed concluded with a one-on-one internship with Dr. Thomas Rau in Switzerland. Finally, she has completed the Integrative Cancer Therapy Fellowship and Stem Cell Therapy Fellowships, Peptide Therapy Certification, and Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) Certification from the American Academy of Anti-aging Medicine (A4M).
Dr. Mel has recently completed a Master's in Nutrition and is currently completing a Master's Sports Science and Rehabilitation.
Dr. Mel has experience as a medical director for various Medical Spas and an Integrative Oncology Clinic in Arizona.
Lastly, Dr. Mel has personal experience with her own health concerns. As a result of her treatments, Dr. Mel is able to mountain bike, hike and travel the world in pursuit of her passion for the latest innovations in medical theory and clinical practice.