Dr. Melissa Hinton, DNP

Pain MedicineFemaleAge 51

Dr. Hinton
Accepting new patients

Desert Pain Specialists LLC

617 E Riverside Dr Ste 301 Saint George, UT 84790

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(435) 216-7000

Dr. Melissa Hinton, DNP is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Saint George, UT and has over 12 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University of Utah medical school in 2009. She is affiliated with Dixie Regional Medical Center - River Road. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Hinton to book an appointment.

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Dr. Hinton's conditions and procedures:

  • Addiction
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pain Disorder
  • Pneumonia
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Sarcoidosis

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Dr. Hinton accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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    Dr. Hinton is outstanding! She is better versed in all of my conditions than most specialist i have seen here. That is very reassuring and comforting especially when faced with many serious illnesses. I would recommend her to all seeking answers and relief from dibilitating inflammation and pain. I am amazed and very encouraged after seeing this very well qualified and understanding doctor.
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    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    R. Evans in UT – Jun 06, 2018
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    Such a wonderful, caring person.
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    Larry G.Mitchell in Kanab, UT – Jun 13, 2016
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    About Me


    Melissa Hinton is a Doctorate Nurse Practitioner with family practice, pulmonary specialty, and addiction sub-specialty training and experience. She is...Read more


    • Pain Medicine
    • Addiction Psychiatry
    • Family Medicine
    • Pulmonary Disease


    University of Utah
    Medical School

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Melissa Hinton, DNP accepting new patients?

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    What are Dr. Melissa Hinton, DNP's top areas of care?

    Dr. Hinton frequently treats Addiction, Asthma, and Breathing Disorders. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Hinton treats.

    Where is Dr. Melissa Hinton, DNP's office located?

    Dr. Hinton's office is located at 617 E Riverside Dr Ste 301, Saint George, UT 84790. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Does Dr. Melissa Hinton, DNP offer telehealth services?

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    Desert Pain Specialists LLC617 E Riverside Dr Ste 301 Saint George, UT 84790

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Hinton is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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    Dixie Regional Medical Center - River Road

    St George, UT

    82% Patient Experience Rating, 13% higher than the national average

    11 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)