Steve Feyrer-Melk, Ph.D., M.Ed.
A Life Dedicated to Lifestyle Medicine & Wellness.
Dr. Steve’s passion for connecting and partnering with like-minded or open-minded individuals and professionals is palpable.
For nearly 30 years, Dr. Steve has developed a unique and practical background in Lifestyle Medicine. His extensive work with clients, patients, health coaches and healthcare professionals is grounded in proven health and wellness principles that target root causes of disease. Having this core foundation contributes to his success guiding individuals on optimal health journeys and implementing Lifestyle Medicine Programs in a variety of settings, including hiring and placing health coaches.
PASSIONATE + TRUSTED + UNFILTERED
Dr. Steve’s passion for connecting and partnering with like-minded or open-minded professionals is palpable. His simple, yet powerful methods offer a refreshing approach to develop, sustain, or strengthen personal quality of life and business success and stability. Using an unfiltered and keen sense of the client/patient perspective, Dr. Steve develops an engaging and trusting relationship that permeates his program development. This real-world approach maximizes cutting edge technology for greater effectiveness and efficiency in our fast-paced, stressed-out, over-stimulated world.
TECHNOLOGICAL + HUMANISTIC
Dr. Steve is an expert in the most important component of medical technology . . . the human element. His genuine ability to bridge the gap between scientific research and patient understanding serves as his guide as he works with health coaches and patients. Dr. Steve assists heath professionals with understanding and maximizing the effectiveness of technologies such as wearable devices, consumer health devices, and apps. His methodology results in simple, yet powerful solutions that leverage technology in combination with human interaction. This human-technology combination supports positive behavior change that makes sense to patients and health care professionals.
PROACTIVE + HANDS-ON + INTEGRATIVE
With a willingness to keep an open-mind, think outside the box, and listen to people, Dr. Steve continues to enhance his foundation through hands-on development and management of a successful membership-based preventive medicine program in Scottsdale Arizona. Working as a team with his wife, Preventive Cardiologist Anne-Marie Feyrer-Melk, M.D., he provides regular patient care in the Lifestyle Medicine Program and successfully integrates technology to enhance value to both patient and practice.
DYNAMIC + ENGAGING + SIMPLICITY
A dynamic and energetic speaker, Dr. Steve connects with his audience to develop compelling and logical cases for Wellness and Lifestyle Medicine concepts. He works closely to align with science, techniques, programming methods, and innovative technologies that adhere to his overall principle of “success through simplicity”. Dr. Steve’s passion and energy abounds as he engages in an honest, lively, and real-world manner.
BALANCED + INVOLVED
Believing in the power of balance in his own life, Dr. Steve enjoys time with his wife and four beautiful daughters exploring the world either on horseback or in a good pair of hiking boots. He serves his community through many volunteer positions that continue to feed and balance his soul.
- Extensive work with clients, patients, health coaches & healthcare professionals.
- Utilizes proven health and wellness principles.
- Focus on Behavior Change.
- Partnered with leading Preventive Concierge Cardiologist, Dr. Anne-Marie Feyrer-Melk.
- Directs the Lifestyle Medicine Program at the Optimal Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention Center.
- Serves as the Chief Science Officer for Tech Company Nudge - Nudge Coach.
- Uses real-world health coaching experience as a certified Health Coach.
- Implements Lifestyle Medicine Programs in a variety of settings.
- Presents nationally on lifestyle medicine, wellness, private medicine, & technology topics.