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Dr. Michael Messino, MD

Oncology •  Male • Age 66

  17 Reviews
Dr. Messino

Cancer Care Western NC

21 Hospital Dr Fl 4 Asheville, NC 28801
Accepting new patients

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(828) 253-4262

Dr. Michael Messino, MD is an oncology specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Ohio State U, College Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in oncology and medical oncology.

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(828) 253-4262

Dr. Messino accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Messino's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Messino treats Anemia more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Messino treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D - HUS)
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Pregnancy Related
  • D-Positive Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D + HUS)
  • Hemolytic Anemia, Acquired Autoimmune
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
  • Myelpathic Anemia
  • Neonatal Anemia
  • Nutritional Anemia
  • Nutritional Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-1
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-2
  • Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia With Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia, Pyridoxine-Responsive, Autosomal Recessive
  • Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
Breast Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Messino treats Breast Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Messino treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Blood Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Messino treats Blood Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Messino treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Messino's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eye Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • 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
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • von Willebrand Disease

Dr. Messino's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Messino

4.7

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
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(15)
4 Stars
5.882352941176471%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
5.882352941176471%
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Dr Messino is compassionate and listens. Under the circumstances I do not see him on every visit but if things changed for me, I know he would direct me in the right direction finding the right treatment.
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Dr. Messino is the kind of dr. Every patients wishes they had, caring, helpful, informative and any other adj. You can think of. Not only did he dr. My husband's cll but he also steered us in the right direction when my husband had a brain tumor. He is just an all around good dr. And will guide you in the right direction to find other drs. If needed. He always has time to listen and makes that patient feel as tho he has all day to listen or give info. I could not ask for a better doctor
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He was my dad's Dr up until March 15,2017 when he passed away, had been his dr for 24 or so yrs. We all was so blessed to have him as a Dr. He is friend as well as as caring loving Dr who tries his best to provide the best possible care to his patients....as my nephew told him when he met him " in our eyes he's 7 foot tall and bulletproof" this statement shows what ALL of our family though of this man. He will forever be all friend to us and admired for his efforts to keep my dad with us.
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Could not pull up my records. Made very general assessments. Not helpful or professional.
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In my opinion. Dr. Messino is as good as they come. I trust him completely. Not only a good doctor he is a decent human being. Very easy to talk to. He makes my journey with cancer less burdensome. I recommend him highly.
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Dr. Messino goes far beyond being an excellent phyician his kindness caring and devotion to his patients is phenomenal. He works long hours and travels to other offices to give patients all over the best care available. I have been a patient of his for twenty years he has helped me get through some difficult health issues. I highly reccomend him as being the best physician specializing in what he does. .
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The most amazing physician and the hardest working and caring physician I have ever known. I should know, I have known him for 20 years, now I'm a patient. I get no special treatment, it's how he treats all his patients.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Messino, MD is an oncology specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Ohio State U, College Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in oncology and medical oncology.

Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Education

1986
Ohio St U
Fellowship Hospital
1983
East Carolina Sch Med
Residency Hospital
1980
East Carolina Sch Med
Internship Hospital
1979
Ohio State U, College Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Messino treats patients.

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69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

84% Patient experience rating, 15% higher than the national average

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018, 2017)

Swain County Hospital

Bryson City, NC

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2017)