Melanie Tharp, WHNP
Women's Health - Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner
Melanie is a board-certified women’s health Nurse Practitioner at CHRISTUS Women’s Center – Alexandria. She has a particular interest in breast health, hormonal imbalances, infertility and menopause.
An Alexandria-native, Melanie has practiced in her hometown for over 24 years. She is a member of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health, Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners and certified by the National Certification Corporation.
Melanie strives to see each patient as an individual, always providing compassionate care along with an integrative approach to ensure the healthiest and most appropriate outcome.
“I will always seek to maintain a high standard of practice for my patient’s well-being. My philosophy has always been to truly listen to my patients. This allows me to build strong relationships and provide personalized care and treatment that is tailored to meet each woman’s specific needs.”
Melanie earned her Nurse Practitioner degree in Obstetrics and Gynecology from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and her Nursing degree from Northwestern State University of Louisiana.
Melanie has three daughters and enjoys spending time with her family, hiking and bike riding.
- Aetna Better Health
- Aetna US Healthcare
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
- Christus Health Plan
- Christus Provider Groups
- Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare
- First Health
- Humana Choicecare Network
- Integrated Medical Solutions
- Louisiana Healthcare Connections
- Multiplan Commercial
- Peoples Health UHC
- Railroad Medicare
- United Healthcare
- Vantage Health Plan
Education & Certifications
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas