Melissa Campos, MD

Melissa Campos, MD, is a faculty member for the Scripps Family Medicine Residency Program. She practices full spectrum care and is involved with all aspects of the residency program, including obstetrics, inpatient and nursing home services. Her outpatient clinical work is at San Ysidro Health, an FQHC in San Diego. She is passionate about working with the South Bay community in San Diego and encourages the development of family medicine physicians who choose to work with the underserved.

She has focused her career on empowering youth and mentorship. She has coordinated “Our Health” a pipeline program using Family Medicine residents to facilitate interactive workshops about medicine with local high school students. In addition, she helps coordinate “HCOP Camp Scripps,” a summer program for high school students from the Sweetwater school district who are interested in a career in the healthcare field. She is passionate about advocating for the patients she serves and is involved with the San Diego Chapter of the Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Campos went to college and graduated from Yale University. She earned her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed her Family Medicine residency at Scripps Chula Vista Family Medicine Residency. After residency, she completed the faculty development program “Addressing the Health Needs of the Underserved” at UCSD.