Our Team

Melissa Dean-Appasu


Practicing Partner

Mrs. Melissa Dean-Appasu

Melissa R. Dean-Appasu has 22 years experience caring for patients from birth to 100 years of age. She received her undergraduate degree from Indiana University Purdue University, earning her Bachelor of Science in Informatics with a cognate in Data Analysis and Chemi- Informatics, later to receive her second Bachelor of  Science in Nursing from Indiana State University. She advanced her education by receiving her Master’s of Science in Advance Nursing Practice from Indiana State University. She is Board Certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Mrs. Dean-Appasu has a broad range of experience from working in medical research, data analysis to cardiovascular health and now primary care.  She has worked on the continent of Africa in countries like Ghana, West Africa, Tanzania, East Africa and soon Zambia providing skilled training in first aid and CPR. Before co-founding Compassion Virtual Health Care with her husband Mr. Bryte Appasu, she provided primary care in the family practice setting and psychiatric care to inpatients suffering from mental illness. She enjoys spending time with her family, going to the library, international travel and home gardening.