Dr. Marc Melcher, MD

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Dr. Marc Melcher, MD

General Surgery | Male

300 Pasteur Dr Ste A160, Palo Alto, CA 94304 Get Directions

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Dr. Melcher specializes in General Surgery and practices in Palo Alto, CA. He practices at 2 locations.

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      Specialties

      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Aneurysm
      • Appendicitis
      • Benign Tumor
      • Biliary Atresia
      • Cancer
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Esophageal Varices
      • Gallstones
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Graft vs Host Disease
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hernia
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Liver Cancer
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thrombosis
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • Adrenalectomy
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Colectomy
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Gallbladder Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hepatectomy
      • Hernia Repair
      • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Kidney Surgery
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparotomy
      • Liver Transplant
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
      • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
      • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
      • Splenectomy
      • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
      • Thoracentesis
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons

        Graduated in 1999

      • Residency Hospital
        Stanford Hospital

        Completed in 2004

      • Fellowship Hospital
        U C S F Medical Center

        Completed in 2006

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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