Dr. Violeta De La Melena, MD

Dr. Violeta De La Melena, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology  |  
Female  |  
Age 49
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Violeta De La Melena, MD is a breast surgical oncology doctor who practices in Portland, OR. She is 49 years old.

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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See how frequently Dr. De La Melena performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Breast Surgical Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Breast Disorders
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Lung Cancer
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Retina Diseases
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
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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.

Education

  • 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
3.9
based on 14 total reviews
Dr. De La Melena's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. De La Melena accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Health Select
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • Health Net
  • LifeWise
  • Managed Healthcare Northwest
  • Medicaid of Oregon
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • ODS Health Plan
  • PacificSource
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Providence Health Plans
    Preferred PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. De La Melena has admitting privileges

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
9205 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225
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Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
1015 NW 22nd Ave
Portland, OR 97210
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