Dr. Mel Schottenstein is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio and studied Women, Gender, Sexuality, and History of Science and Medicine at Harvard University for her undergraduate degree. Interested in learning skills of medical mediation and to promote cultural competency amongst health care providers, Dr. Mel completed a Master’s degree in Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania. Subsequently, she acquired a Naturopathic Medical Degree at Bastyr University in WA. While in school, Dr. Mel received additional training in Biological Medicine under the tutelage of Dr. Thomas Rau of the Paracelsus Clinic, Switzerland. Post-graduation, Dr. Mel studied Acupuncture and and Ayurvedic Medicine. She completed a Masters in Nutritional Sciences at National University of Natural Medicine. She has received training in Medical Aesthetics (injections and laser therapies) from the National Laser Institute and the National Institute of Medical Aesthetics. She is certified in all Vampire therapies. In addition, she serves as the medical director for several MedSpas in the greater Phoenix area.Dr. Mel became certified as a Wahls Protocol Health Professional (only certified doctorr in AZ) She studied with Dr. Michael Weber on the Weberneedle Laser in Germany and PRGF therapy at BTI Endoret in Spain.
She completed post-graduate certification as a Swiss Biological Medicine Provider and engaged in a one-on-one internship with Dr. Thomas Rau at his new clinic in Switzerland. She completed the Integrative Cancer Therapy Fellowship, the Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome certification, and Stem Cell Therapy Fellowship from the American Academy of Anti-aging Medicine (A4M). Lastly, Dr. Mel has completed both the peptide certification from A4M and the Seeds Scientific Research Group.Dr. Mel currently sees patients at her regenerative medicine clinic — Mitogenesis — in Scottsdalem Arizona. Mitogensis focuses on enhancing the body at the cellular level. Our mitochondria are responsible for producing most of our energy for survival. These little organelles become dysfunctional as we age. However, diet, lifestyle and various regenerative therapies not only restore the mitochondria, but increase your body's production of these amazing and powerful organelles. At Mitogenesis, Dr. Mel offers personalized programs that slow the aging process. Some of the treatment modalities include injection therapies, peptides, IVs, oxygenating therapies, diet, hormone therapy, PEMF, and many other metabolically enhancing therapies. For more information, please contact Dr. Mel at [email protected].