About Dr. Coats

Dr. Coats was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, and is a third generation Valley native. She enjoys spreading the word about naturopathic medicine, spending time with her family and in her spare time riding her horses.

Dr. Melissa Coats graduated from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in Lynchburg, Virginia, with a Bachelor’s degree in biology; she then went on to achieve her Masters in bioethics from Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona.  Subsequently, Dr. Coats earned her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND) at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) in Tempe, Arizona. Additionally, she went on to become board certified in naturopathic oncology and is now recognized as a Fellow of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology (FABNO). She was also recently named as one of
Phoenix Magazine’s Top Doctors for 2017.  She is a past President of the SCNM Alumni Association and current Board Development Chair of Tempe Boys and Girls Club of the East Valley, Ladmo branch. She is a member of the Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association, American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians.

Dr. Coats offers general naturopathic medical care with a focus in oncology, autoimmune conditions, mental wellness and more.

What I can help with

    • Cancer
    • Hepatitis C
    • Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Chronic fatigue
    • Epstein Barr
    • Lupus
    • Crohn’s disease
    • Ulcerative colitis
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Pain
    • Hormone Disturbance
    • Lyme disease
    • GERD
    • Insulin resistance
    • Type II Diabetes
    • Heavy Metal Toxicity
    • Candida and Other GI issues
    • SIBO