Melissa Alsina , MD

Hematology , Internal Medicine and Hematology/Oncology

(888) 663-3488

Moffitt Cancer Center
12902 USF Magnolia Dr
Tampa, FL 33612

Overview

Dr. Melissa Alsina is an associate professor of medicine in the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Moffitt Cancer Center and head of the Multiple Myeloma Transplant Program. A specialist in multiple myeloma and bone marrow transplantation, Dr. Alsina focuses much of her research on the progression of bone disease in multiple myeloma, myeloma-stromal cell interactions, myeloma drug resistance and novel molecular therapies. A graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, Dr. Alsina completed her residency in medicine at San Juan Veterans Administration Hospital, followed by a fellowship in hematology at San Juan City Hospital in Puerto Rico and medical oncology/hematology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas. Before coming to Moffitt in 2000, Dr. Alsina was an assistant professor of medicine at the South Texas Veterans Health Care System in San Antonio. She was also co-director of the Myeloma Bone Disease Program Clinic at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, where she served on the faculty from 1995-1999. Dr. Alsina is a member of several professional organizations, including the International Society of Experimental Hematology and the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. She also participates in community programs to support myeloma patients, and she is actively involved in Latinos y el Cancer, a cancer educational symposium for Hispanics. She received the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Senior Research Award in 2001.

Gender: Female

Years in Practice: 33 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1988

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Tampa General Hospital
  • Moffitt Cancer Center

Specialties: Hematology , Internal Medicine and Hematology/Oncology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Avmed Choice
  • AvMed Empower
  • AvMed Engage
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida myBlue
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry FL Employer Group HMO Open Access
  • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
  • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Humana Tampa Bay CoreNet
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC NAVIGATE PLUS POS
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Alsina's Office Information

Fax: []
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

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Doctor Alsina's Other Office Information

Moffitt Medical Group
4101 Jim Walter Blvd
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 745-1600

Fax:(813) 355-8160
Website:www.moffitt.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon6:45 AM-5:00 PM
Tue6:45 AM-5:00 PM
Wed6:45 AM-5:00 PM
Thu6:45 AM-5:00 PM
Fri6:45 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

University Of South Florida Physicians Group
13330 USF Laurel Dr
Tampa, FL 33612
(813) 974-2201

Fax:
Website:www.health.usf.edu
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sun8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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