Dr. Melissa Alsina, MD

Dr. Melissa Alsina, MD

Hematology  |  
Female  |  
Age 56
(13)
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Dr. Melissa Alsina, MD is a hematology doctor who practices in Tampa, FL. She is 56 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

12902 Usf Magnolia Dr

Tampa, FL 33612

Contact Information

(813) 745-4673

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

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Bone Marrow Biopsy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Multiple Myeloma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alsina "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."
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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Cancer
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • von Willebrand Disease

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Vet Affairs Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • San Juan Hospital, Puerto Rico - Hematology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Texas Health Science Center - Hematology/Oncology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alsina has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alsina's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alsina to family and friends
4.1
based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Alsina's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in St Petersburg, FL |
I am a patient of Dr. Alsina and I genuinely think that she is one of the best! She is a loving and caring person and listens to what you have to say. She strives for the well being of all her patients and that something I admire. She's the best doctor I could ask for
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Tampa, FL |
Beyond horrible
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in Melbourne Beach, FL |
As bad as it could possibly be. She was supposed to be looking at the labs results that my husband did quarterly to monitor his cancer and, quite frankly, didn't bother nor did her staff. Then, a year after his cancer significantly progressed, her nurse calls us freaked out that he needs to get...more
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Dr. Alsina accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Alsina has admitting privileges

Florida Hospital Tampa
3100 E Fletcher Ave
Tampa, FL 33613
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