Melissa Wellner

I am a double board certified adult psychiatrist and child and adolescent psychiatrist. I have extensive experience doing psychiatric evaluations and medication management for patients ages 3 and up. I strive to provide comprehensive and personalized care to all of my patients. 

Professional Experience

I received my Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from the University at Albany, in Albany, New York in 2006. I received my medical degree from Jefferson Medical College (now known as the Sidney Kimmel Medical College) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2010. I completed a psychiatry internship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I completed my general psychiatry residency training at the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt program in Baltimore, Maryland in 2013. I completed my child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship training at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland in 2015. While at Johns Hopkins, I also treated children with autism and other developmental disabilities at the Kennedy Krieger Institute.  

Following completion of my training, I worked for Anne Arundel Medical Center (Now Luminis) helping to establish child and adolescent psychiatry services. I worked in Anne Arundel Medical Group’s Mental Health Specialists office seeing patients ages 3 and up. I also helped to establish and open Anne Arundel Medical Center’s Psychiatric Day Hospital where I was the lead psychiatrist for adolescents ages 12-17. While at Anne Arundel Medical Center, I also gave multiple educational lectures to hospital staff and others in the Annapolis community.

In 2017, I joined Waypoint Wellness Center as the only psychiatrist in the practice. In 2019, I partnered with Drs. Tana Clarke and Allyson Kett to open Waypoint Wellness Center’s third location in Severna Park, Maryland and to continue to grow access to mental health services in Anne Arundel County.

Life Outside the Office

I live in Anne Arundel County with my husband and three children. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with family and friends. I have been figure skating since adolescence and continue to do so as an adult. I also enjoy physical fitness and maintain an active, healthy lifestyle.

Dr. Wellner practices in the Severna Park location and provides telehealth services. She is an out of network provider. Dr. Wellner currently has a waiting list for new patients.