Dr. Melissa has been practicing medicine for 30 years. She has a unique style of practice which utilizes methods of natural healing and complimentary medicine; while integrating her knowledge of traditional medicine. Leslie Medical Center also operates as an alternative medical practice under the auspices of The Institute of Alternative Medicine.
Her knowledge of chelation and IV therapies is vast and she has helped thousands of people regain their health.
She has been a diplomat of The American College for Advancement in Medicine since 1987.
She has served on the Board of Directors since 1992 and was the Founding Chairman of its institutional review board.
She was board certified in Chelation Therapy by The American Board of Chelation Therapy in 1988.
She is a member of The American Preventitive Medical Association and served on its Board of Directors from its inception from 1993-1995.
Dr. Taliaferro has been a member of The International Bio-Oxidative Medicine Foundation since 1990. She was also the founding member of the Board of Directors for The American Board of Oxidative Medicine in 1995.
She has also been a member of The American Association of Physicians and Surgeons since 1993.