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Melissa Pheterson

Melissa Pheterson, a health and wellness writer in Rochester, NY, has written for digital and print publications including Gannett/USA Today, as well as literary journals including SUNY Upstate Medical University's Healing Muse.

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The Paper Gown, powered by Zocdoc, covers health and healthcare with a focus on patient experiences — inside and outside the exam room, before check-ups and after surgery, across all states of health. We strive to tell stories that help patients feel informed, empowered and understood. Learn more.