Melissa Moffitt M.D.

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Faculty profile
  • Gynecologic Oncologist

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology School of Medicine

Accepting new patients

4.8 out of 5 (162 Ratings, 51 Comments)

Expertise

  • Cancer
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • OB/GYN

Special focus on

  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancers (Rare)
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

Education

  • B.A., San Francisco State University, San Francisco California 0 1995
  • B.S., Mills College, Oakland California 0 2000
  • M.D., University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Davis California 0 2004
  • Residency:

    • Obstetrics and gynecology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2008
  • Fellowship:

    • Gynecologic oncology fellowship, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California, 2011
  • Certifications:

    • ABOG Written Boards, 2008

Biography

Dr. Moffitt is a gynecologic oncology doctor who focuses on helping women through cancer diagnosis and treatment. She sees patients with cervical cancer, endometrial cancer, gestational trophoblastic disease, ovarian and peritoneal cancer, vulvar cancer and vaginal cancer. Her current research focuses on methylation markers for ovarian cancer and uterine carcinosarcoma.

Dr. Moffitt is passionate about helping her patients either with a cure via surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation oncology, or with palliative treatments to increase their quality of life.

In her spare time, Dr. Moffitt enjoys biking, walking and hiking with family and friends as well as painting and reading.

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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish (some)

Patient Ratings

4.8 out of 5 (162 Ratings, 51 Comments)

The patient ratings score is an average of all responses to the question "How likely would you be to recommend this provider to your family and friends (on a scale of 0 to 10)" on our nationally-recognized NRC patient surveys.

Patient Comments

  • May 01, 2019

    Dr. Moffitt is wonderful and her staff are always helpful, friendly, and timely. Great experience for me

  • Apr 24, 2019

    Dr. Moffitt is very kind and informative - and has a great sense of humor! I never feel rushed and am always encouraged to ask questions. It is lovely that I feel comfortable enough to ask about things I should already know, but don’t. Dr. Moffitt and her team do a wonderful job creating a safe space where I never feel embarrassed. Always a truthful & uplifting experience.

  • Apr 23, 2019

    She is very knowledgeable, professional and really listens.

  • Apr 18, 2019

    Very professional wonderful taking care of me, but I always recommend Dr. Moffitt. Thank you.

  • Apr 18, 2019

    Yeah was really positive and I was recommended to my family. Okay. Hello.

  • Apr 16, 2019

    I am very confident of her skills and experience. She takes time to explain and answered questions. Her staff is excellent.

  • Mar 12, 2019

    It was fine.

  • Mar 12, 2019

    I have been seeing Dr Moffit for 7 years and she has always been very honest with me even when it was something I didn't want to hear. She is always very caring, listens to what I say and answers my questions. It was a lucky day for me when I was transferred to her care and she has been keeping my endometrial cancer under control for as long as she has been treating me.

  • Mar 12, 2019

    Dr Moffitt is very caring and staight forward

  • Mar 12, 2019

    Provider was an hour late; provider didn't place order so i could start process for treatment; provider had to be reminded to look at incisions.

  • Mar 12, 2019

    I like how she treats me. I am very comfortable when I'm with her. She takes very good care of me.

  • Mar 03, 2019

    I have complete confidence in law the Moffitt Dr. Moffitt has been an exceptional care cover and surgeon and follow up position and I would highly recommend her to any of my friends and family who asked and I would repeat my fam decision to use your services again. Thank you.

  • Mar 01, 2019

    Dr. Moffitt was kind and spent enough time with me on my appointment. I felt like she listened to me and answered not only my questions but my family’s questions also. She tried to involve our 11year old son in a manner that was appropriate for the situation. I am thrilled that she is going to be my dr.

  • Feb 15, 2019

    Melissa Moffet is very good at listening to her patient. She's excellent in explaining options, evaluation, diagnosis. I just really appreciate her...her...her professionalism in...in speaking to both me as the patient and my husband. Just overall excellent. Also just feels like she is also just up on what is happening in her field. She*

  • Feb 14, 2019

    Dr Moffitt is simply the very best. Dr. Moffitt always explains the options available, explains the next step in my care and always gives me the choice of how to proceed with treatment.

  • Feb 06, 2019

    caring, good beside manners, timely,. From beginning to end, very kind.

  • Feb 01, 2019

    Over all the experience was very good. However Dr. Moffitt was running an hour behind schedule and the follow up. I have not heard back from it seems a little bit on the long side given the circumstances but Overall, the care is good. Thank you.

  • Jan 18, 2019

    I really like her. She makes you feel comfortable and she listens to what you have to say. She's there 100% for her patients and I would recommend her to anybody. Thank you for everything that you've done, Dr. Moffitt.

  • Jan 16, 2019

    She took the time to listen and she explains things so you can understand

  • Jan 16, 2019

    Very helpful. Seemed very busy. So I would have like more time with her.

  • Dec 26, 2018

    Dr. Moffitt is fantastic. She listens to my concerns and takes the time to thoroughly explain the answers to my questions, all the while allowing me to have my opinions and be part of the decision-making team. I?d like to mention that I am impressed with each intern who has accompanied Dr.Moffitt too!

  • Dec 20, 2018

    Excellent

  • Dec 19, 2018

    Very good. She?s very professional and knowledgeable.

  • Dec 19, 2018

    Melissa Moffitt is a wonderful doctor. She is patient. She is genuine and kind and thoughtful and does really good work and uses good words. She's a good communicator, and I would trust her with my children. Thank you.

  • Dec 13, 2018

    Melissa Moffitt is very direct and a thorough provider and I trust her fully and recommend her to anyone who (INAUDIBLE) Confident, confident doctor.

  • Dec 13, 2018

    Okay. My comments about Dr. Melissa Moffitt. She is an awesome, very caring physician... surgeon, is very experienced. She takes the time to be with the patient. She spends time, she is not in a rush with them. She makes them feel comfortable. I would recommend her to any of my friends who have cancer of course, but her care is excellent. OHSU is very lucky to have her in there employment. I love the little lady. She is really good.

  • Nov 28, 2018

    Just called to say that Dr. Moffet has been wonderful through the experience that I had to go through. He answered all my questions and was really just awesome. She keeps me up to date, she just makes me feel very knowledgeable about what I'm going through and this puts me at ease. I really like her as a doctor. Definitely would suggest her.

  • Nov 28, 2018

    I was very impressed with how quickly I was able to get in, after only having a couple of days to get ready. I was very impressed with how both the resident and the students were involved. I'm a teacher and I believe in that. I was thoroughly questioned about my history, and felt that I was being seen as a whole person and all of my options were explain carefully and clearly to me. I was very pleased. Thank you very much.

  • Nov 27, 2018

    I feel very confident about my care with Dr Moffit and her team. The students are so serious and dialed in on their learning They've Yet to understand that the warmth of levity in patient session help the patient with a level of confidence that contributes to a healing frame of mind for the patient. Smiles and positivity is good medicine. It feeds the patient's confidence with great vibes. Very important. I continue to be impressed with dr Moffit's team. Thank you So very much. [Name]

  • Nov 13, 2018

    Very positive. As always, she took time to answer all my questions and explain findings of my visit.

  • Nov 09, 2018

    Dr. Moffitt and her team are the best. She and the team are always very positive and informative. I feel very well cared for by Dr. Moffitt and the team and never get the feeling that i am being rushed - time is always given for any questions or concerns i have.

  • Oct 31, 2018

    This appointment and my experience was much better than my prior experience. Everyone including my Dr. was much more personable this time around.

  • Oct 25, 2018

    Always kind and caring. She's frank and upfront about my condition, so that I can trust her completely with my healthcare.

  • Oct 17, 2018

    Dr. Moffit is always professional and reassuring. her enthusiasm for her proffession and patient goes far beyond many doctors I have known. She listens and hears and advises in a way that is easy to understand.

  • Oct 11, 2018

    Dr. Moffit is very attentive, thorough and competent.

  • Oct 07, 2018

    Excellanr

  • Oct 02, 2018

    Caring people, quality care

  • Sep 20, 2018

    very good

  • Sep 20, 2018

    Excellent!

  • Sep 19, 2018

    I appreciate her calm and direct manner.

  • Sep 07, 2018

    Was pleasant to talk to and took the time to really listen to what has been said

  • Aug 08, 2018

    She is extremely caring and talked with me about everything. I feel I will be well taken care of by her and her amazing staff

  • Aug 06, 2018

    Very attentive, not long waiting, thorough exam.

  • Jul 30, 2018

    Warm, informative,Answered questions completely

  • Jul 10, 2018

    Melissa Muffat is hands down my absolute favorite provider at OHSU or any other hospital. And once she retires I will be completely despondent and I don't know what I'll do. She's just the absolute best. Very professional, warm, kind, and she looks out for me, I've been her patient for a really long time so thanks for employing her.

  • Jul 09, 2018

    Top quality care! Top quality surgeons, nurses, and staff.

  • Jun 24, 2018

    Dr. Moffitt was not only very clear and professional in her dealings with me, but also very kind and compassionate. She went out of her way to help me discuss my emotional health concerns from after my surgery, and the advice she gave me was truly helpful. She and her staff made a difficult time much easier for me.

  • Jun 18, 2018

    I can't say enough about how wonderful Dr. Moffitt is.

  • Apr 29, 2018

    I can't say enough good things about Dr. Moffitt and the care she gave me. I know that I will no longer have to be her patient and while this is good news, in terms of my health, it is not so good news because she has been a wonderful doctor.

  • Mar 31, 2018

    I have recommended this hospital to family and friends, on many occasions.

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