Dr. Melinda S Merchant MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Melinda Merchant is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in Bethesda, Maryland. She received her medical degree from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and has been in practice for 14 years. Dr. Merchant accepts several types of health insurance, listed below.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Clinical Interests: Sarcoma, Immunology, Sarcoma Immunotherapy Pediatric melanoma

Education & Medical Training

Children's National Medical Center/George Washington University
Residency, Pediatrics, 1996 - 1999

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 15 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 12 years in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Positron emission tomography for response assessment in desmoplastic small round cell tumor.
Magnan, H.,Abramson, S. J.,Price, A. P.,Grewal, R. K.,Merchant, M. S.,LaQuaglia, M. P.,Meyers, P. A.

Enhancing immune reconstitution: from bench to bedside.
van Den Brink, M.,Leen, A. M.,Baird, K.,Merchant, M.,Mackall, C.,Bollard, C. M.

Phase I trial and pharmacokinetic study of lexatumumab in pediatric patients with solid tumors.
Merchant, M. S.,Geller, J. I.,Baird, K.,Chou, A. J.,Galli, S.,Charles, A.,Amaoko, M.,Rhee, E. H.,Price, A.,Wexler, L. H.,Meyers, P. A.,Widemann, B. C.,Tsokos, M.,Mackall, C. L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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