Dr. Melissa E. Larsen, MD

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology • Female • Age 59

5 Lower Ragsdale Dr
Monterey, CA 93940
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Dr. Larsen:

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Dr. Larsen's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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El Camino Hospital
2500 Grant Road
Mountain View, CA 94040
El Camino Hospital Los Gatos
815 Pollard Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
OB/GYN Associates Central Coast
Ryan Ranch
5 Lower Ragsdale Dr
Monterey, CA 93940
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    Dr. Larsen's Experience

    Dr. Larsen's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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    • Birth Control
    • Colposcopy
    • C-Section
    • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
    • Dilation and Curettage
    • Endometrial Ablation
    • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
    • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
    • Gynecological Examination
    • Hysterectomy
    • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparoscopy
    • Obstetric Ultrasound
    • Pap Smear
    • Pelvic Exams
    • Physical Examination
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
    • Tubal Ligation
    2
    • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
    • Atrophic Vaginitis
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Cervical Dysplasia
    • Cervical Polyps
    • Dementia
    • Endometriosis
    • Hematologic Abnormalities Associated With Pregnancy
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
    • Incontinence
    • Infertility
    • Menopause
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Pap Smear Abnormalities
    • Pelvic Pain
    • Pregnancy
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Uterine Fibroids
    • Uterine Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Yeast Infections
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    Background Check for Dr. Larsen

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    MEDICAL UNIV OF SC
    Complete in 1978

    Residency Hospital

    George Washington University Hospital
    Complete in 1988
    MEDICAL UNIV OF SC
    Complete in 1984

    Undergraduate Schools

    Smith College
    Graduated in 1977
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Larsen & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Larsen's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Larsen has admitting privileges:

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    • El Camino Hospital

    • El Camino Hospital Los Gatos

    • Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Larsen

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Larsen to family and friends

    8 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Larsen's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 7 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Larsen
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    OB/GYN Associates Central Coast
    Ryan Ranch
    5 Lower Ragsdale Dr
    Monterey, CA 93940
    (831) 238-9838 (Office)
    (831) 751-0692 (Fax)
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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