Leah M. Mello, MD
Dr. Mello grew up in Oregon. In her free time, she enjoys raising two children, outdoor activities that the Hill Country offers, Austin restaurants, and music venues. Her favorite area locale is Lake Travis.
Why wouldn’t I want to be an Ob/Gyn? I am privileged to care for women at every stage of their lives. I chose a career in medicine so I could help improve the quality of life of the women in my community. I believe in providing every woman with consistent, compassionate, evidence-based medical care. Before I became a medical provider, I sometimes felt I was not being heard when relaying my healthcare concerns, so I strive to listen to and educate my patients.
- Birth Control and Contraceptive Counseling
Birth Control and Contraceptive Counseling
Contraception (birth control) is any activity, medicine, or equipment used to prevent pregnancy. There are many types of birth control available for women who do not wish to become pregnant. The choice of a birth control method is a complex decision; ARC provids information and supporting patients' decision-making about birth control methods through contraceptive counseling.
- Breast Cancer Screening/Mammograms
Breast Cancer Screening/Mammograms
Mammograms play a key role in early breast cancer detection and can help decrease breast cancer deaths. Often, a mammogram can detect cancer, noncancerous or benign tumors, and cysts before they can be felt. ARC offers both 2D and 3D mammography screenings.
- Comprehensive Gynecological Care including treatment of Uterine Fibroids, Endometriosis, Pelvic Adhesive Disease
Comprehensive Gynecological Care including treatment of Uterine Fibroids, Endometriosis, Pelvic Adhesive Disease
- Comprehensive Obstetric Care
Comprehensive Obstetric Care
Obstetrical care is a term used to describe the management of both normal and complicated pregnancy as well as the delivery and postpartum periods.
- da Vinci Surgery
da Vinci Surgery
ARC offers minimally invasive surgical care using one of the most advanced and sophisticated tools, the da Vinci® Surgical System. The da Vinci® Surgical System is a tool that utilizes advanced, robotic technologies to assist your surgeon with your operation. It does not act on its own and its movements are controlled by your surgeon.
- Fertility Care
Treating infertility requires knowing the causes. Female and male infertility can be caused by underlying diseases and conditions, including thyroid and parathyroid disorders & diseases and hormonal disorders.
- Flu Vaccinations for Pregnant Women
Flu Vaccinations for Pregnant Women
Flu vaccine can help prevent a flu-related visits to the doctor each year. CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated every flu season.
- High Risk Pregnancy Care
High Risk Pregnancy Care
A high-risk pregnancy is one where the mother or the fetus has an increased risk of adverse outcomes compared to uncomplicated pregnancies.
Hysterectomy is surgery to remove the uterus. In some cases, other parts of the reproductive system may be removed.
A laparoscopy is a procedure used to examine the organs in the abdomen. It can also examine a woman’s pelvic organs.
- Pap Smears and Other Gynecological Screenings
Pap Smears and Other Gynecological Screenings
Getting regular preventive care and screenings may help find cancer and other health risks early, when they are most treatable and more treatment options are available.
- Pelvic Sonograms
A pelvic ultrasound is a scan that looks at the organs and structures in your pelvic area.
- Preconception Counseling
If you're planning to become pregnant, taking certain steps can help reduce risks for both you and your baby. Preconception counseling can help prepare you for your new journey.
- Preventive Gynecology
Preventive gynecology involves regular examinations and screenings to help detect and treat abnormalities that can be affecting your health.
- STD Screening and Treatment
STD Screening and Treatment
STIs are infectious diseases passed from person to person through sexual contact. They may also be called STDs for sexually transmitted diseases.
- Telemedicine Visits
ARC offers telemedicine visits for primary and specialty care. Doctors can quickly evaluate you for a new health issue or follow up with you via a phone call or video visit from the comfort of your home.
- Tubal Ligation
Tubal ligation or “tying your tubes” is a surgical procedure that prevents you from becoming pregnant.
Locations & Hours
Board CertificationsBoard Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical SchoolUniversity of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV, 2013
ResidencyJohn Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, TX, 2017
EducationB.A. in Psychology and B.S. in Biology, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, 2009
I called before my lab appointment to ask if we could add an additional panel. I spent about 20 minutes on hold, hung up and tried back for another 10-15 minutes before I connected with a nurse. I know that your recording says that there may be longer wait times and I appreciate that message to set expectations. I know everyone is very busy and even with the wait, between the call, the front desk staff, and the lab tech, I was able to get everything done without scheduling an additional visit. Thank you.
Nurse and doctor made things very comfortable and were very kind.
Dr. Mello and her nurse were very friendly and helpful in getting me through what could have been a very stressful visit. God bless them both!
I LOVED THAT THE PROVIDER WAS ATTENTIVE AND LISTENED TO MY CONCERNS. SHE WENT OUT OF HER WAY TO MAKE SURE I GOT AN ULTRASOUND APPT.
Was told provider was running 20 to 30 behind. However, it was over an hour behind. Understand things happen, but additional communication would have been appreciated with that wait time.
I was called and told I needed an ultra sound so they rescheduled my whole appoint so I could go for the ultra sound just to be told they can't even see what was requested through an ultra sound and I was sent back to the office to wait over and hour without even doing the ultrasound. I arrived before 11 and wasn't even seen til 12:30.