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Melissa Ann Hammerschmidt, PA-C

Physician Assistant

(651) 220-5230

Specialties: Physician Assistant | Neurosurgery

Professional History

Board Certification

  • Physician Assistant - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Professional Education

  • MS - Midwestern University - Downers Grove
    Downers Grove, IL

Contact Information

Primary Location:

Childrens Minnesota Neurosurgery
347 N Smith AVE STE 301
St Paul, MN 55102

Personal Biography

Melissa is a board-certified PA who joined the Children’s Neurosurgery team in June 2021. She graduated from Midwestern University - Downers Grove in 2019 with a Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies and moved back home to practice in Minnesota. Prior to PA school, she earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Minnesota’s College of Biological Sciences and worked as an emergency department medical scribe. She wrote her honors thesis on the efficacy of community health advocacy training programs after traveling to Sierra Leone with West African Medical Missions and helping facilitate such a program. Melissa is passionate about providing quality patient care with a strong focus on educating patients and their families. In her free time, Melissa likes to maintain an active lifestyle, cheer on Minnesota sports teams, and spend time with family and friends.