Oncologist Joins Northwell

Dr. Melissa Fana

Plainview Hospital, part of Northwell Health System, recently announced the arrival of Melissa D. Fana, MD, FACS, to its surgical/oncology team. Fana is a Fellowship Trained Breast Surgical Oncologist, certified by the American Board of Surgery. Her training includes advances in the latest breast surgical techniques focusing on oncoplastic approaches to reconstruction.

Fana attended Stony Brook University and graduated with honors. She received her medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and specializes in classifying and evaluating mammographic abnormalities; image-guided breast biopsy techniques; counseling patients on breast cancer treatment options; evaluation and treatment for benign breast disease; and an in depth knowledge of the latest breast cancer treatments.

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