Meet Our Team
Dr. Luis Melgar
Allergist & Immunologist
Luis Melgar, MD was born in El Paso, TX. He graduated from Texas Tech University in 1983 with a degree in Bachelor of Science. He graduated Medical School from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara in 1988 and he completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Mt. Vernon Hospital, NY in 1992. Dr. Melgar completed his Fellowship in Asthma, Allergy and Immunology at the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1995.
Dr. Melgar started in private practice with Medical Associates Southtowns, a multi-specialty group from 1995-1998. He founded Southtowns Asthma & Allergy Center in 1998. Over the past numerous years, Dr Melgar has become the premier Asthma, Allergy & Immunology specialist in the Southtowns. In 2006 he was elected President of Buffalo Asthma and Allergy Society. He served two terms, during his presidency he was able to make significant educational strides on the behalf of local allergists.
Dr. Melgar started flying airplanes at age 13 and soloed at 14 years old. He received a private pilot license at 17 years old. Now he is a Radio Control Model Airplane Enthusiast.
While traveling or not at work, Dr. Melgar enjoys the company of his beautiful wife and best friend Melissa. Dr. Melgar has two very lovely daughters Niyla and Elaina. He is very proud of them both and loves them very much.
Your Medical Professionals
Jennifer L. Cuneo, FNP
Jennifer is a Board Certified family Nurse Practitioner who graduated from D'Youville College in 2016. She spent 15 years working as a Cardiac RN at Mercy Hospital while furthering her career. Jenn loves spending time with her two children, family, friends and her fur babies.
Jennifer brings to our office 27+ years of medical experience.
She is a 1991 graduate of Alfred State College. She enjoys spending her free time with her
very busy family, friends and the family dog. A running enthusiast, Jenn just completed her first half marathon.
Beverly Ring, LPN
Beverly graduated from the LPN Program at Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES in Olean NY in 2007, and she started working at the practice in April 2017. Beverly has experience in geriatric and rehab care as a charge nurse. She and her husband enjoy spending time with family and friends as well at watching the Buffalo Bills.
Bonita Heltz, LPN
Bonita is our "office tomboy!" A 1991 graduate of Erie One Boces.
She enjoys spending her free time with her loving husband, in the outdoors, boating & fishing and cheering on the New York Yankees!
Gianna is a 2014 graduate of Lackawanna High School. She has been working in the medical field for over five years. She enjoys spending her free time with her new baby girl, her family and being a role model for her two little sisters.
Robin is a 2008 graduate of Immaculata Academy, and is currently enrolled at Fort Hays State University online program for Business Education in Training and Development. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Robin joined the practice in September 2017.