Family Medicine

Melissa Garrison Smith, APRN, DNP


  • Accepting new patients
About Melissa Garrison Smith, APRN, DNP

Dr. Melissa Garrison, APRN is an Indiana native and completed her Masters Degree in Nursing at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, MI. Since moving to Florida, she has completed her Doctorate in Nursing with an emphasis on diabetes and diabetic self-management. She has served as a preceptor for nurse practitioner students. In her time off, she enjoys traveling, being outdoors and spending time with her family.

Board Certifications
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Nursing Education
  • Walden University
    Milwaukee, WI
    Doctorate of Nursing Practice
  • Andrews University
    Berrien Springs, MI
    Master’s Degree, Science of Nursing
  • Ferris State University
    Big Rapids, MI
    Bachelor’s Degree, Science of Nursing
Special Interests
  • Diabetes
Professional Associations
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • American Academy of Diabetic Educators
Ages Accepted


Physician Team

Riverview 7229 Highway 301 South Riverview, Florida 33578  


7229 US-301
Riverview, Florida 33578

P: (813) 677-8418
F: (813) 355-5906
Provider Hours
  • Monday: 8am - 6pm
  • Tuesday: 8am - 6pm
  • Wednesday: 8am - 2pm
  • Thursday: 8am - 5pm
  • Friday: 8am - 5pm
  • Saturday: 8am - 12pm (during availability)

Florida Medical Clinic Orlando Health participates with most major carriers. Please consult your insurance carrier prior to your appointment to verify our participation status with your insurance plan. This list is subject to change and is not all-inclusive.

  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna PPO
  • AvMed HMO
  • AvMed PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield aka: Florida Blue
  • BC Advantage 65
  • BC Health Options (Blue Care)
  • BCBS HMO- BlueCare Health Options (Marketplace Plan)
  • BCBS Medicare HMO
  • BCBS Medicare PPO
  • BCBS Network Blue (Blue Options)
  • BCBS PPO (Includes EPO, PPC, BlueOptions, Blue Select)
Cigna (Includes Great West)
  • Baycare Exclusive Network
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna Local Plus
  • Cigna PPO
  • Great West HMO
  • Great West PPO
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry Medicare PPO
  • Coventry PPO
  • First Health
Health First Health Plans
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Medicare PPO (Includes Choice PPO/PFFS)
  • Humana PPO
Longevity Health Plan
Multiplan (Includes Multiplan, Beechstreet/ PHCS)
  • Beechstreet
  • MultiPlan
  • Private Healthcare System (PHCS)
Partners Direct Health (includes Hendry Marine Industries, ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, & Trustmark- Word of Life)
Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare East
  • Tricare East HMO (Prime)
United Health Care
  • United Healthcare AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • United Healthcare AARP Medicare Complete PPO
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete HMO
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete PPO
  • United Healthcare Evercare
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare PPO
  • United Healthcare Secure Horizons
VA CCN (Community Care Network)
  • Wellmed- UnitedHealthcare Medicare

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