Dr. Melissa Pilewskie, MD

Dr. Melissa Pilewskie, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Melissa Pilewskie, MD is a general surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 5 years. She graduated from Ohio State University / College of Medicine in 2007 and specializes in general surgery, obstetrics & gynecology, and more.Read her story

300 E 66th St Rm 841

New York, NY 10065

Contact Information

(646) 888-4675

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Pilewskie performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Pilewskie's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Pilewskie's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pilewskie "I am a surgical breast oncologist with a practice dedicated exclusively to the treatment of breast diseases, and I perform all aspects of breast cancer surgery. I see patients both at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center in Manhattan as well as at our regional care facility in Commack, Long Island. At both locations a multidisciplinary team approach is utilized to ensure delivery of the highest quality breast cancer care. "

7  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Oncology
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Oncology
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

57  Conditions Treated


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18  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Ohio State University / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Northwestern Mcgaw
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Northwestern Mcgaw
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pilewskie has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pilewskie's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pilewskie to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Pilewskie's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I feel very lucky to have had Dr. Pilewskie as the surgeon who performed my lumpectomy. She is extremely thorough, patient and had a lovely bedside manner while displaying much confidence and knowledge. ISloan Kettering is an amazing facility with a kind and patient staff.
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Dr. Pilewskie is the best! She has great bed side manner, she listens, answers questions, very knowledgeable and most importantly compassionate. I would highly recommend her.
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Dr. Pilewski is everything you want in a surgeon. Patient, compassionte, and highly skilled! I would recommend her to anyone. She did a wonderful job on my lumpectomy. She is also down to earth and does not have The god complex. You won't be disappointed.
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The best!!!
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