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Behind the Stethoscope

Melissa BerthaMelissa Bertha, DO

Mercy Primary Care at Roosevelt Boulevard and Nazareth Hospital

Years in Practice: 1 1/2 years

Why did you choose family medicine?

So that I can see people of all ages and care for them throughout their entire lives.

What is your favorite part of being a healthcare provider?

The relationships that you form with your patients.

What is your least favorite part of being a healthcare provider?


What is the most important piece of advice you can give your patients?

Get a good night’s sleep and always eat breakfast.

If you can tell your current or future patients one thing about you, your practice, or your field, what would it be?

I am here to help you and I care about you.

If you could have one superpower, what would it be and how would you use it?

The ability to fly. I would use it to beat traffic.

If you could have dinner with one person dead or alive, who would it be?

My Grandmother, because I always loved talking with her.

How do you like to unwind after a long day?

Watching a movie or playing guitar.

What was the last book you read for pleasure?

The House of God by Samuel Shem

What was the last movie you saw in the theater?

Pitch Perfect 3

Best concert ever?

Darren Criss

Okay, lightning round:

Salty or Sweet?
Superman or Batman?
Spicy or Mild?
Indoors or Outdoors?
Cats or Dogs?
City, Country or Woods?

For more information:

View Dr. Bertha’s physician profile on our website or call Mercy Primary Care at Roosevelt Boulevard at 215.330.3330 to make an appointment today.

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