Dr. Violeta De La Melena, MD

Dr. Violeta De La Melena, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Violeta De La Melena, MD is a breast surgical oncology specialist in Portland, OR. She graduated from Oregon Health Sciences University and specializes in breast surgical oncology.

9555 SW Barnes Rd Ste 150

Portland, OR 97225

Contact Information

(503) 297-7403

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • Health Net
  • LifeWise
  • Managed Healthcare Northwest
  • Medicaid of Oregon
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
more than 63% of peers
Breast Cancer
more than 59% of peers

Dr. De La Melena'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. De La Melena "Dr. De La Melena is a breast surgical oncologist specializing in the surgical management of breast cancer and benign breast disease. She has a special interest in oncoplastic techniques, including skin and nipple sparing mastectomies. Having been part of a general surgery practice for a number of years, Dr. De La Melena has a unique perspective on the special concerns of breast cancer patients."

1  Specialties

  • Breast Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Oncoplastic Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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.


  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. De La Melena has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. De La Melena's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. De La Melena to family and friends
14 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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  • 1

Dr. De La Melena'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
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