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Michelle E. Melisko


Breast oncologist

Dr. Michelle E. Melisko is a cancer specialist with expertise in caring for patients with breast cancer.

Also active in research, Melisko is interested in evaluating new chemotherapy combinations, biological therapies and immunotherapies for breast cancer, with a particular focus on treating cancer that has spread to the brain. To foster more rapid advances in breast cancer treatment, she educates patients on clinical trials and encourages them to participate when appropriate.

Melisko earned her medical degree at the Wake Forest School of Medicine and completed a residency in internal medicine at Stanford Medicine. She completed a fellowship in hematology and oncology at UCSF.

  • Education

    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 1997

  • Residencies

    Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Internal Medicine, 2000

  • Fellowships

    UCSF Medical Center, Hematology/Oncology, 2003

  • Board Certifications

    Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title


Where I see patients (2)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    232 Ratings
    Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
    228 Ratings
    Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
    228 Ratings
    Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
    228 Ratings
    Knew the important information about your medical history
    229 Ratings
    The provider showed respect for what you had to say
    228 Ratings
    The provider spent enough time with me
    229 Ratings
    Decorative Caduceus

    Olaparib In Metastatic Breast Cancer

    RECIST 1.1 criteria will be reported with a two-sided 90% confidence interval using the method from Atkinson and Brown to account for the two-stage design