Dr. Melissa E. Larsen, MD

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Dr. Melissa E. Larsen, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Female

OB/GYN Associates Central Coast 5 Lower Ragsdale Dr, Monterey, CA 93940 Get Directions
(831) 238-9838

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Care Philosophy

I am committed to providing compassionate, quality evidence-based medical care to all women. High risk obstetrics and perimenopausal women's health issues including minimally invasive surgery and alternative medical solutions are areas of special interest for me. I believe the best care is given through a team approach with transparent communication and trust.Read more

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    16 – 30 minutes (8)
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Salinas, CA |
Extremely rude and will NEVER go back to her or recommend her to anyone!
I would never return to this office. She has messed up my prescription over 3 times now and the office has not handled it correctly. Worst experience with a doctor in my entire life!
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Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Dementia
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Incontinence
  • Infertility
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Pregnancy
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

Procedures Performed

  • 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
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • 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
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 0
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  • Medical School
    Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Medical Univ Of Sc

    Completed in 1978

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