Melissa Merrick, RD, APRN
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Melissa Merrick is a registered and licensed dietician who joined FirstLight Health System in 2005.  She earned her dietetics degree from Concordia college in Moorhead, MN and has worked in both long term and acute care settings since 1998.

She has earned a Certificate of Training for Adult Weight Management and has furthered her training in pediatric weight management from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband and two children along with gardening and spending time with friends and extended family.


Melissa sees patients in the clinics at Mora and Pine City.




  • Dietetics
Professional Interests
  • Diabetic diet
  • Diet therapy
  • Diet, vegetarian
  • Eating disorders
  • Food analysis
  • Lipids
  • Obesity
  • Obesity in children
  • Female
Years of Experience
  • 21
Educational Institutions
  • Concordia College, Moorhead, MN
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Current Licenses and Certifications
  • Certificate of Training for Adult Weight Management
Payment Options
  • American Express
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Money Order
  • Visa
Insurance Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Assurant
  • BCBS of MN
  • Cigna Health
  • Davis Vision
  • Delta Dental
  • Eyemed
  • First Health/Coventry
  • First Plan of MN
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • Medicaid/Medicare
  • Metropolitan Health Plan
  • MN Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Optum Health Vision
  • Partnership Health Plan
  • Patient Choice
  • Preferred One
  • PrimeWest
  • Sanford Health Plan of MN
  • SelectCare/LaborCare
  • South Country Health Alliance
  • Tri Care
  • UCare MN
  • United Behavioral
  • Unicare
  • United Health Care
  • WEA Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Physician Services

FirstLight Health System- Mora Clinic

301 South Highway 65
Mora, MN 55051
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Welia Health - Pine City

1425 Main Street North

Pine City, MN 55063
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FirstLight Health System- Hinckley Clinic

620 Sandy Lane

Hinckley, MN 55037-8381
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