Family Medicine Provider Joins Sonoma Ranch Clinic

March 22, 2021

John Tucker, DO, is proud to welcome Melinda Brooks, FNP, MSN, to Memorial Family HealthCare Sonoma. The clinic team offers care for the whole family in a convenient location just off Highway 70 at 4672 Sonoma Ranch Blvd, Ste. B.

With a general focus on family medicine and primary care for all ages, Brooks specializes in women’s health, well-baby exams, diabetes management, wound care, children’s sports and wellness exams, management of depression and anxiety, and vaccinations.

Appointments may be made with Melinda Brooks by calling 575-556-1871 or by visiting the new online scheduling portal at The clinic also offers on-site X-ray and lab services; more information is available at

A native of Las Cruces, Brooks began her career as a nurse in 1992 and said she chose to pursue an education in family practice as a nurse practitioner to provide care for the families in her home state. Her role as a Board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner allows her to give back to the community that is very near to her heart.

“We are very fortunate here in Las Cruces due to the sense of community. People here are kind and receptive to one another,” she said. “I am a native of Las Cruces and have met and made great connections within the medical arena.  I feel like I am a part of the health care team in Southern New Mexico.”

Brooks earned her Bachelor’s in Nursing from New Mexico State University, her Master’s in Nursing from Regis University in Denver, CO, and received her Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.