Dr. Melissa J. Cohen, MD

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Dr. Melissa J. Cohen, MD

Oncology | Female

UCLA Westlake Village Hematology & Oncology 1250 La Venta Dr Ste 202, Westlake Village, CA 91361 Get Directions

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
  • Preferred Health Systems
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Specialties

  • Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Head
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neck Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • von Willebrand Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

  • 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

  • Medical School
    George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Colorado

    Completed in 2003

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Colorado

    Completed in 2005

  • Fellowship Hospital
    U.C.L.A.

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    Lehigh University

    Graduated in 1995

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Cohen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Oncology
  • Board certified in Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Cohen's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Under 10 minutes

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Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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Dr. Cohen's Care Philosophy

My goal is to deliver individualized care of the highest quality, using state of the art medical science while focusing on all aspects of the patients experience- physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual.