Melissa Delamora, APN

Melissa Delamora

Nurse Practitioner

Melissa Delamora CV

Melissa earned her Registered Nursing degree from Great Basin College in 2005, followed by her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing, graduating Cum Laude. She then graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2013 with her Master’s of Science in Nursing.

She has worked in the nursing field as a Certified Nursing Assistant, a Registered Nurse specializing in the Emergency Room, and an Advanced Practice Nurse for a total of 11 years. In 2012, she was awarded the Nurse of the Year Award at Northern Nevada Medical Center. She was also instrumental in the certification process for the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval granted to the Pain Management Center at Northern Nevada Medical Center. Melissa was born and raised in Platteville, Wisconsin, and moved to Nevada with her family when she was 19.

She joined Nevada Advanced Pain Specialists in 2013, and is excited about working with Dr. Patterson to help patients relieve their pain and find a happier, healthier them.

Nevada Advanced Pain Specialists is recognized as an industry leader in pain management. We have a state-of-the-art facility in Reno, Nevada, that allows for us to offer the highest possible level of quality care of our patients.

We are committed to providing a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary approach for each individual’s pain complaints to provide the most appropriate care. Our approach includes analysis of biomechanics, joint motion, as well as skeletal, nerve and muscle tissues. Every individual is evaluated for the root cause of their pain – not just a “quick fix” approach to only provide symptomatic relief.

Your pain will be evaluated with latest diagnostic tools and technologies used by the professionals at Nevada Advanced Pain Specialists to make accurate assessments including: EMG/Nerve testing, MRIs, x-rays, bone scans, and diagnostic pain injections.


Over 90% of our facet joint injection patients report improvement in their condition. Over 75% said their condition improved by more than 50%

Over 83% of our epidural patients report improvement in their condition. Over 75% said their condition improved by more than 50%

Overall, 83% of our patients report a better quality of life, 60% report less pain, and 62% report improvement in their function

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