Dr. Violeta T. De La Melena, MD

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Dr. Violeta T. De La Melena, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology | Female

Compass Oncology 9555 SW Barnes Rd Ste 150, Portland, OR 97225 Get Directions
(503) 297-7403

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Dr. De La Melena is a breast surgical oncologist specializing in the surgical management of breast cancer and benign breast...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Breast Surgical Oncology

      Board Certifications

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      • General Surgery

      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
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Lung Cancer
      • Melanoma
      • Myeloproliferative Disorders
      • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
      • Ovarian Cancer
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Skin Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thrombocytosis
      • Urinary Disorders
      • Uterine Cancer
      • Uterine Diseases
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • 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

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Oregon Health Sciences University
      • Residency Hospital
        Oregon Health Sciences University

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Breast Surgical Oncology
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. De La Melena's Care Philosophy

      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.