Dr. Melissa Alsina MD Hematologist

Dr. Melissa Alsina is a hematologist in Tampa, Florida and is affiliated with H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute. He received his medical degree from University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. He is one of 28 doctors at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute who specialize in Hematology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Hospital Affiliation

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Ranked #19 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

VA Medical Center (San Juan PR)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1988–1991

San Juan City Hospital
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1991–1992

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1992–1995

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Hematology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

FL State Medical License
Active through 2016

PR State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Lenalidomide Maintenance for High-Risk Multiple Myeloma after Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.
Alsina, M.,Becker, P. S.,Zhong, X.,Adams, A.,Hari, P.,Rowley, S.,Stadtmauer, E. A.,Vesole, D. H.,Logan, B.,Weisdorf, D.,Qazilbash, M.,Popplewell, L. L.,McClune, B.,Bensinger, W.,Riches, M.,Giralt, S. A.,Pasquini, M. C.

Comparison of 1-day vs 2-day dosing of high-dose melphalan followed by autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation in patients with multiple myeloma.
Parmar, S. R.,Bookout, R.,Shapiro, J. F.,Tombleson, R.,Perkins, J.,Kim, J.,Yue, B.,Tomblyn, M.,Alsina, M.,Nishihori, T.

A phase II trial of lenalidomide, bortezomib and dexamethasone in patients with relapsed and relapsed/refractory myeloma.
Richardson, P. G.,Xie, W.,Jagannath, S.,Jakubowiak, A.,Lonial, S.,Raje, N. S.,Alsina, M.,Ghobrial, I. M.,Schlossman, R. L.,Munshi, N. C.,Mazumder, A.,Vesole, D. H.,Kaufman, J. L.,Colson, K.,McKenney, M.,Lunde, L. E.,Feather, J.,Maglio, M. E.,Warren, D.,Francis, D.,Hideshima, T.,Knight, R.,Esseltine, D. L.,Mitsiades, C. S.,Weller, E.,Anderson, K. C.

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