Dr. Melanie M. Falgout is a board certified family medicine physician. Born and raised in Pennsylvania, she is the oldest of three children and the first person in her family to attend college. She enlisted in the US Air Force to pay for her education. While serving she met her husband, who was born and raised in Sandy, OR.
Dr. Falgout’s passion for biology and helping others led her to pursue a career in medicine. She enjoys the challenges and satisfaction that comes from treating the whole family. During college she worked on lung and breast cancer research, receiving an award for this work.
Exploring the outdoors and natural beauty of the Northwest are among Dr. Falgout’s favorite activities. She also enjoys spending time with two adult children and extended family. Caring for animals leads her to support the Humane Society and ASPCA.
Author: LivingWell PDX Blog
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