Melissa Torrey, MD

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Dr. Melissa Torrey, MD

Contact

Office
10710 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Accepts new patients

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Biography

As a medical oncologist and hematologist, Melissa Torrey, MD, treats both solid and hematologic malignancies (cancers of the blood, bone marrow and lymph nodes) with a focus on breast and gynecological solid tumors and benign hematology. In addition to her clinical practice, she conducts research on breast cancer.


A believer in the mind/body connection, Dr. Torrey provides emotional support to those in her care and has a genuine interest in her patients’ lives outside of the exam room. She sees her patients, first and foremost, as someone’s child, parent, or spouse — and not just a person with a disease to be treated.


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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, 2011
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology, 2011

Medical Education

  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine, MD, 2001

Internships

  • Loma Linda University Medical Center, Family Medicine, 2002

Residencies

  • Loma Linda University Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2008

Fellowships

  • Scripps Clinic, Hematology & Oncology, 2011
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