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Dr. Melissa Larsen, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology ·  Female · Age 63

Dr. Larsen

Dr. Melissa Larsen, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Monterey, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1981 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology and family medicine.


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(831) 238-9838

Dr. Larsen accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Larsen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cervical Polyps
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Larsen treats Cervical Polyps more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Larsen treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Cervicitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Larsen treats Cervicitis more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Larsen treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Larsen treats Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea) more than 84% of her peers

Dr. Larsen treats this condition more than 84% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abnormal Menstruation
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorders
  • Premenstrual Syndrome

Dr. Larsen's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Birth Control
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Dementia
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometriosis
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence
  • Infertility
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laparotomy
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Miscarriages
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Physical Examination
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Education

1988
George Washington University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1984
Medical Univ Of Sc
Residency Hospital
1981
Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
Medical School
1978
Medical Univ Of Sc
Internship Hospital
1977
Smith College
Undergraduate School
1988
1984
1981
1978
1977

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Larsen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Larsen

1.3

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1 Star
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Extremely rude and will NEVER go back to her or recommend her to anyone!
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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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