Melissa Nocella-Thakkar, PA

Physician Assistant located in Massapequa, NY & Amityville, NY

About Nocella-Thakkar

Melissa Nocella-Thakkar is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and has been a practicing Physician Assistant since 2002. She graduated from Hofstra University with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology and, later, went on to pursue her post-graduate education at New York Institute of Technology where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She then pursued and completed her Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Melissa has a diverse clinical background and has worked in family practice, orthopedics, and pain management throughout her career. She is a compassionate and professional caregiver who serves her community.

Experience Physician Assistant, Holistic Medical Wellness; Port Jefferson Station, NY - 2017-2018 Trigger point therapy, Men's health

Physician Assistant, Orthopedic Surgery; Dr. Enrico Mango; Smithtown, NY - 2013-2018 Office-based procedures including joint injections, trigger point injections, PRP, and first assist in ambulatory surgical procedures
Physician Assistant, Family Practice; Nu Image Medical; Bellmore, NY - 2002-2013
Physician Assistant, Bridge Back to Life; Bethpage, NY - 2007-2010 Medical management of substance abuse patients
Emergency Medical Technician, (volunteer); Bellmore-Merrick, NY - 1996-1998 Volunteer emergency medical services
Medical Secretary; Winthrop Internal Medicine Associates; Mineola, NY- 1995-1998 Pediatric Medical Assistant; Pediatric Associates of Long Island; Mineola, NY - 1993-1996 Emergency Room Volunteer; Winthrop University Hospital; Mineola, NY - 1995
Education

2012-2014 University of Nebraska Medical Center Master of Physician Assistant Studies Degree Graduated December 2014
1998-2002 New York Institute of Technology Physician Assistant/Bachelor of Science Degree Graduated June 2002 Magna Cum Laude

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Melissa Nocella-Thakkar is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and has been a practicing Physician Assistant since 2002. She graduated from Hofstra University with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology and, later, went on to pursue her post-graduate education at New York Institute of Technology where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She then pursued and completed her Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Melissa has a diverse clinical background and has worked in family practice, orthopedics, and pain management throughout her career. She is a compassionate and professional caregiver who serves her community.

Experience Physician Assistant, Holistic Medical Wellness; Port Jefferson Station, NY - 2017-2018 Trigger point therapy, Men's health

Physician Assistant, Orthopedic Surgery; Dr. Enrico Mango; Smithtown, NY - 2013-2018 Office-based procedures including joint injections, trigger point injections, PRP, and first assist in ambulatory surgical procedures
Physician Assistant, Family Practice; Nu Image Medical; Bellmore, NY - 2002-2013
Physician Assistant, Bridge Back to Life; Bethpage, NY - 2007-2010 Medical management of substance abuse patients
Emergency Medical Technician, (volunteer); Bellmore-Merrick, NY - 1996-1998 Volunteer emergency medical services
Medical Secretary; Winthrop Internal Medicine Associates; Mineola, NY- 1995-1998 Pediatric Medical Assistant; Pediatric Associates of Long Island; Mineola, NY - 1993-1996 Emergency Room Volunteer; Winthrop University Hospital; Mineola, NY - 1995
Education

2012-2014 University of Nebraska Medical Center Master of Physician Assistant Studies Degree Graduated December 2014
1998-2002 New York Institute of Technology Physician Assistant/Bachelor of Science Degree Graduated June 2002 Magna Cum Laude


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