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Melissa Faith Ralston, MD — Emergency Physician

Denton, TX — Melissa Faith Ralston, MD. is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as an Exceptional Healthcare Professional in the Medical field and in acknowledgment of her excellence as an Emergency Physician at Total Care ER.

Well-versed in the field of emergency medicine, Dr. Ralston is affiliated with TotalCare ER, seeing patients at their offices in Denton, TX. With four convenient primary and urgent care locations, one behavioral health clinic, plus nine 24-hour emergency rooms, TotalCare ER provides excellent care to its patients and community.

Pertaining to her educational background, Dr. Ralston received her medical degree (MD) from the George Washington University School of Medicine in 2006. She completed her residency in emergency medicine at New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital in 2009. An expert in her field, the doctor is board-certified in emergency medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). The ABEM is one of 24 medical specialty certification boards recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties.

Emergency medicine, also known as accident and emergency medicine, is the medical specialty that treats illnesses or injuries requiring immediate medical attention. An emergency physician works in an emergency department to care for acutely ill or injured patients on an unscheduled basis.

Dr. Ralston is the first physician in her family and knew from a young age that she wanted to be a doctor. She is now the Medical Director at Total Care ER and really loves her job.  She is very proud to work for such an amazing and caring company.  Every year, they have mission trips to Kenya, and she hopes to be able to participate in those soon. She is waiting until her four-year-old daughter is old enough to be able to go with her on the mission trips. 

Outside work, the doctor enjoys spending her free time playing with her daughter.  She used to do competitive swing dancing and hopes to eventually get back to doing that again. 

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