Melinda Exume, MD, is an experienced primary care physician. She treats patients at AssociatesMD from their Margate, Florida, location.
Dr. Exume completed her Bachelor of Science in biology and later earned her medical degree at the University of Florida, College of Medicine, in Gainesville, where she graduated with honors in research. She completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Florida Health (UF Health) in Jacksonville, where she honed her clinical skills. After completing her residency, she worked as a hospitalist, efficiently and effectively managing acute care patients.
Advent Health awarded Dr. Exume “Excellence in Patient Satisfaction, Inpatient Top Performing Hospitalist” in 2020. In 2022, she transitioned to outpatient work with AMD to focus on a more holistic and preventative approach to medicine.
Dr. Exume is of Haitian descent and is fluent in Haitian Creole. Serving on medical mission trips to Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, and Peru laid the groundwork for her acquisition of Spanish as a third language. She believes that communication is the most important aspect of patient care and, therefore, actively strives to continue improving her language and communication skills.
Dr. Exume’s hobbies include exploring nature and working on various creative endeavors. She enjoys daily walks, beach-going, candle-making, and writing.