Melanie Townsend, M.D.

Oncology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Otolaryngology (ENT), Cancer Care, Head & Neck Cancer, Head & Neck Cancer
Areas of Interest

Head and Neck Surgical Oncology | Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery | Salivary Gland Surgery | Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery

Primary Practice Location
UofL Physicians - Ear, Nose and Throat
UofL Health - Chestnut Street Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Suite 170
Louisville KY 40202
502-583-3687
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Melanie Townsend, M.D.

Completed an otolaryngology residency at Washington University in Saint Louis and a head and neck surgery fellowship at the University of Miami. My expertise is in cancer of the head and neck region including tumor ablation and reconstruction as well as endocrine surgery and minimally invasive surgery.

Education & Training

B.S.
Denison University | Granville | 2009
M.D.
Indiana University School of Medicine | Bloomington | 2013
Fellowship
University of Miami | Head & Neck Surgery | Miami | 2019
Residency
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis | Otolaryngology | St. Louis | 2018

Languages

English

Areas of Interest

Head and Neck Surgical Oncology | Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery | Salivary Gland Surgery | Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery

Certifications

Board Certified in Otolaryngologist Head and Neck Surgery

School of Medicine

Assistant Professor

Department of Otolaryngology

Philosophy

"Helping people battle cancer is something that I am passionate about, and strive to offer my patients the highest level of care. Each patient represents a unique journey and it is my goal to make that journey as understandable and successful as possible for them."

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