Melody Tapp

Melody Tapp, RNC, MSN, WHNP

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Accepts New Patients

Telehealth Appointments Available


Graduate School: Old Dominion University

Undergraduate School: Radford University

Melody Tapp has been a nurse practitioner caring for women since 2004. She Graduated from Old Dominion University in December 2003 with a Masters of Science in Nursing from the Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner program. After becoming certified as a Nurse Practitioner, she worked for Planned Parenthood prior to joining the team at Virginia Center for Women in the summer of 2004.

Melody received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Radford University in 1994. After graduation, she worked on the cardiac stepdown unit at Sentara Hampton General Hospital. She worked full time as a Labor and Delivery nurse at Sentara Norfolk General from 1995 until the birth of her children in 2000. She continued working part time in L&D until she returned to graduate school in 2002. Caring for women and their growing families as a Labor and Delivery nurse is where Melody developed her love of women’s health and her desire to continue her education.

Melody lives in Chesapeake with her husband Jeff and triplet boys John, Joseph and James. She enjoys reading and spending time with her family.

Melody provides care for women of all ages. She particularly enjoys talking with teenagers and young adults about caring for their bodies and making wise, healthy choices. She provides routine GYN care, contraceptive counseling, STD screening and treatment, counseling and testing for the breast cancer gene, help with menstrual problems, and treatment for menopausal symptoms. She has recently taken an interest in learning more about female sexual function, so she can help women who are struggling with sexual issues.

Patient Reviews

Overall patient rating for Mid-Atlantic Women’s Care:

Gynecological Problem Visit

Dr. Tammy was amazing, she made me feel very comfortable and she was thorough with explaining things to me. I always feel taken care of and happy when I leave my appointments.

Pessary Insertion / Removal

Dr. Puritz has an unusual and positive way of connecting with a patient that is comforting and professional and humorous, when appropriate.

Pap Smear

Dr Kemp and staff very nice, personable and professional.

Birth Control Consultation

Dr. Kemp makes each visit fast, comfortable, professional and knowledgeable. Have no reason to go anywhere else.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Everyone in the office is very personable and friendly. I've never had a bad experience in the decades I've been seen at the office. Absolutely love my doctor!

Obstetrical Appointment (routine)

Great staff and visit

Annual Well Woman Exam

Ashley cares about her patients. She is very kind and helpful.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr listened and provided objective feedback; no long waiting periods between visit transitions (check in, consult, room wait, well visit and conversation).

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Harris-Proctor was very friendly. She made me feel at eased. She has a very gentle spirit. Dr. Harris-Proctor was very informative. She listened and explained things that you could understand. I would highly recommend Dr. Harris-Proctor.

Gynecological Problem Visit

Have been Dr. Hughes patient for many years. He found Uterine cancer some years ago . I had a hysterectomy and that took of the problem. He really listens to his patients.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Dixon and her team are extrmely punctual. They let you know exactly what you're doing and they lead you to where you need to go. Dr. Dixon herself is extremely friendly and knows her knowledge and she educates me when I ask questions and does not judge.

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Dr took the time to explain options and ask me questions to understand my issues and concerns.

Treatment / Procedure

Always professional and takes time to explain procedures


Dr Davis and her staff were extremely receptive to my concerns. Everyone put me at ease. Dr Davis was very thorough in her explanation of the procedure as well as throughout the procedure.

Gynecological Exams

Dr. Puritz is thorough. Only a patient for a few years but really like her as my doctor. I could talk to her about anything. Hate to see her retire for selfish reasons.

OB Care

Great customer service experience.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Lindner is always knowledgeable, and compassionate. Always asks what we need and listens without rushing.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Well informed about my present condition by Dr. Davis.Very satisfied.

Annual Well Woman Exam

[Highly satisfied] Because I've been going to Maria for years. She has the best bed side manners. Always answers my questions. Explains what she is doing before time. Generally considered about me and how I feeling. I would recommend her to family and friends. I won't see any other person.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr Stockmaster was very thorough and informative. I feel very satisfied with the information I received.