Melissa Bates, PA-C

Qualification Highlights


Idaho State University:
Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Idaho State University:
Bachelors of Science in Zoology


  • NCCPA – National Commission of Certified Physician’s Assistants
  • CPR – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • ACLS – Advanced Cardiac Life Support


  • American Association of Physician Assistants
  • Idaho Academy of Physician Assistants

About Melissa

Melissa has worked as a physician’s assistant in Idaho Falls since 2004 and loves working with women and caring for their standard obstetric and gynecological needs along with aesthetic treatments.

Melissa performs many aesthetic treatments like laser hair removal as well as the removal of spider veins, tattoos, and age spots.  Additionally, Melissa is exceptionally skilled and experienced with Interstim® Therapy to treat urinary control.

Personal Background

Melissa is an Idaho Falls native and a graduate from Idaho Falls High School. Melissa attended college at Idaho State University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Zoology and her master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies and was a member of the National Honor Society.

Melissa is married and has two little girls and one son. She enjoys spending time with her family, the outdoors and painting.