Melissa Lectura, MD

Resident/Fellow

Where are you from?     
Brooklyn, NY
Why did you choose UA Family Medicine?    
I really liked the residents I met on interview day and felt that I would get great training in family medicine.
What is your favorite thing about living in Tucson?    
The proximity to the outdoors
What are your interests or hobbies outside of medicine?    
Traveling, food, art
What are your professional interests within Medicine?     
Global health, geriatrics, working in underserved areas
Favorite Vacation spot?
Italy
Favorite outdoor activity in AZ?
Marshall Gulch Loop trail
Best Arizona getaway?    
Mt. Lemmon and my mother's house :)

Degrees
  • MD: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • MA: CUNY Hunter College
  • BS: Johns Hopkins University