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Melissa Alsina, MD

Internist - General, Hematology / Oncology Specialist - Hematologist (Blood)

Highlights

  • Board Certified

Biography

Dr. Melissa Alsina is an associate professor of medicine in the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Moffitt Cancer Center and head of the Multiple Myeloma Transplant Program.A specialist in multiple myeloma and bone marrow transplantation, Dr. Alsina focuses much of her research on the progression of bone disease in multiple myeloma, myeloma-stromal cell interactions, myeloma drug resistance and novel molecular therapies.A graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, Dr. Alsina completed her residency in medicine at San Juan Veterans Administration Hospital, followed by a fellowship in hematology at San Juan City Hospital in Puerto Rico and medical oncology/hematology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas.Before coming to Moffitt in 2000, Dr. Alsina was an assistant professor of medicine at the South Texas Veterans Health Care System in San Antonio.  She was also co-director of the Myeloma Bone Disease Program Clinic at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, where she served on the faculty from 1995-1999.Dr. Alsina is a member of several professional organizations, including the International Society of Experimental Hematology and the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.  She also participates in community programs to support myeloma patients, and she is actively involved in Latinos y el Cancer, a cancer educational symposium for Hispanics.  She received the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Senior Research Award in 2001.… Read more ›

Provider Training

UniversityDegreeFocusGraduated
University of Puerto Rico, School of MedicineMedical Degree1988

InstitutionFocusYear
Internship - HEMATOLOGY, San Juan VAH/San Juan City Hospital, San Juan PR 1991
Residency - INTERNAL MEDICINE, San Juan VAH, San Juan, PR1988
Residency - San Juan Veterans Adm Hospital, Puerto Rico - MedicineNot Specified
Residency - University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Program Not Specified
Continuing Medical Education (CME) - HEMATOLOGY-ONCOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HSC, SAN ANTONIO TX 1984
Fellowship - HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio TX 1992
Fellowship - San Juan Hospital, Puerto Rico - HematologyNot Specified

CertificationCert. BodyYear
Internal medicine
Sub-Specialty: Hematology
Internal MedicineNot Specified

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Specialties

Languages Spoken
English
Medical Specialties
  • Internist
  • Hematology / Oncology Specialist - Sub-Specialty: Hematologist (Blood)

Years In Practice: 28 (started in 1995)

Accepts New Patients: Yes

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