Scottsdale, Arizona (March 16, 2022) – Dr. Anne-Marie Feyrer-Melk, the founder of Optimal Heart Center & Body Lab, was recently named as an Outstanding Woman in Business by the Phoenix Business Journal.

The Phoenix Business Journal is recognizing 25 women executives and business owners who work in a variety of industries from health care and real estate to law and tech, and work each day to make an impact in their communities and the regional economy. This year’s honorees were selected by a panel of judges, including past Outstanding Women in Business award winners.


Dr. Feyrer-Melk is redefining what a cardiology practice can be. She recognizes that trust grows from deep diagnostic knowledge and effective, solutions-oriented treatment available through a hands-on, concierge approach. Dramatically improving the lives of her patients is paramount, from discovery to diagnosis to treatment. She instills confidence while providing the compassion and emotional strength patients need.

The Optimal Heart Center & Body Lab, Dr. Feyrer-Melk’s Scottsdale concierge practice, provides the most advanced diagnostics and therapies in heart attack and stroke prevention available today along with leading-edge technologies to obtain detailed, personalized overall body health data.

She is the first and only cardiologist in Arizona to design a program to provide screenings, specialized technologies, and the research time necessary to comprehensively evaluate heart and blood vessel health, and identify and assess cardiac risks before tragedy strikes.

Dr. Feyrer-Melk has been in practice since 1997. She received her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin Medical School, and her internship, residency, and fellowship training at Banner Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix focusing on cardiovascular diseases.

About Optimal Heart Center & Body Lab

The Optimal Heart Center & Body Lab is Arizona’s only concierge cardiologist practice. Located in Scottsdale, Optimal takes control of patients’ personal health goals via an elite, comprehensive medical and lifestyle medicine program. Led by a wife and husband team, Dr. Anne-Marie Feyrer-Melk and Steve Feyrer-Melk, Ph.D., the Optimal Heart Center & Body Lab offers a new approach to managing health by focusing on proactively preventing disease. Dr. Anne-Marie Feyrer-Melk is a pioneer in preventive concierge cardiology and is guided by the science from within a patient’s own body to identify the root causes of vascular disease. She leverages a myriad of advanced, non-invasive structural tests to detect silent and invisible plaque in the arteries. Dr. Steve developed The Body Lab to optimize clients’ personal fitness through a proprietary 5-Week Total Body Evaluation. He utilizes more than 500-points of information to meticulously evaluate individual results providing actionable steps to re-calibrate fitness and achieve next-level results. Visit