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Melanie Ongchin, M.D.

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Melanie Ongchin, M.D.
Melanie Ongchin, M.D.

Melanie Ongchin, M.D., Medical Director of Surgical Oncology, is a board-certified surgical oncologist, skilled in all aspects of cancer surgery, most notably minimally invasive and robotic GI procedures. She also has strong experience and expertise in the Whipple procedure and in cytoreductive surgery and chemoperfusion for peritoneal disease. Prior to joining Valley, Dr. Ongchin was Assistant Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and Attending Surgeon at NewYork Presbyterian, acting as Site Chair for the Department of Surgery at NewYork Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital.


She earned her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/New Jersey Medical School and completed her residency at the State University of New York-University of Buffalo. Dr. Ongchin completed a year of research at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in the Department of Surgical Oncology, focusing on colorectal cancer. She completed her fellowship in Surgical Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh and earned a Certificate in Clinical Research at the University’s Institute for Clinical Research Education.


For more information or to make an appointment with Dr. Ongchin, please call 201-634-5547.


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