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Melissa Moffitt, M.D.

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Specialties:
Cancer, OB/GYN, Gynecologic Oncology
Special Interests:
Gynecologic Oncology, Gynecologic Cancers (Rare), Endometrial Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Uterine Cancer
Accepting Patients:
Yes
Languages:
English, Spanish (some)

"My favorite part of my job is forming close relationships with my patients and their families while guiding them through a new cancer diagnosis and its treatment."

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.

Clinical Position

Gynecologic Oncologist

Education

  • Degrees:
    M.D., University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA, 2004
    B.A., San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, 1995
    B.S., Mills College, Oakland, CA, 2000
  • Residency:
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2008
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Internship, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 2005
  • Fellowships:
    Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California, 2011
    Galloway Fellowship at Memorial Sloane Kettering, 2007
  • Certification:
    ABOG Written Boards, 2008

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