Melissa Montoya Celi, MD

Melissa Montoya Celi, MD

Family Medicine


Personal Statement

Dr. Melissa Montoya Celi is a native of Houston, and was born at Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital where her father is still a practicing physician. She attended high school at St. Agnes Academy, and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at The University of Texas at Austin.

She received her Doctorate of Medicine from Ross University School of Medicine in 2007, and returned to Houston after for her residency training at the Memorial Family Medicine program at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital. During her residency she served as a volunteer physician for the Texas Lions Diabetes Camp for children, the Boy Scouts of Houston and the Houston Marathon.

Fluent in Spanish and French, Dr. Montoya Celi places focus on preventive care, high blood pressure, adolescent medicine, skin issues and diabetes care in her medical practice. She treats patients of all ages, providing the full spectrum of family care from pediatrics to geriatrics.

Board certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine, Dr. Montoya Celi is certified in advanced cardiac, obstetrics and pediatric life support, and belongs to the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, the American Medical Association and the Harris County Family Medicine Association.

Dr. Montoya Celi lives with her husband in the Houston Heights and enjoys cooking, trying new restaurants, running in Memorial Park, staying connected to family, and being a “super aunt” to her seven young nieces and nephews.




  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Insurance Plans

  • Accountable/Interplan - PPO
  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna - Indemnity
  • Aetna - Managed Choice
  • Aetna - POS
  • Aetna - PPO
  • BC/BS - Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Cigna - EPO
  • Cigna - Fundamental Care (PPO)
  • Cigna - HMO
  • Cigna - POS
  • Cigna - POS Open Access
  • Cigna - PPO Starbridge
  • Cigna - Shared Administration (PPO)
  • Employers Health Network - PPO
  • HealthSmart - HMO
  • HealthSmart - PPO
  • Humana - ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana - Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana - National POS
  • Humana - Preferred PPO
  • Medicare
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage - HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage - PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Choice - MH Choice
  • Memorial Hermann Elect - MH Elect
  • Memorial Hermann Employees - MH Employees
  • Memorial Hermann Select - MH Select
  • MHealth - EDGE
  • MHealth - MHHS Freedom of Choice
  • MultiPlan - PHCS
  • Provider Select - PPO
  • Texas True Choice - PPO
  • United Healthcare - HMO
  • United Healthcare - Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - PPO
  • United Healthcare - Select POS
  • WellCare - Insurance Plans

Medical School

Ross University School of Medicine (2007)


Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program (2010)

Board Certifications

  • Family Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Texas Academy of Family Physicians

Clinical Interests

  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Diabetes
  • Dermatology
Next 7 Days

Available Online Appointments

Earliest Online Available From Today is 11/01/2016 2:00 PM
If you need an earlier appointment, please call (713) 802-9781