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Melissa Henretta Gynecologic Oncologist, Assistant Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Program Director, Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Assistant Fellowship Director, Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery Gynecologic Oncology School of Medicine


Melissa Henretta is a board-certified obstetrician gynecologist, fellowship-trained in gynecologic oncology. She cares for women with all gynecologic malignancies, and has a special interest in women with genetic syndromes that increase their risk of cancer (BRCA mutations, Lynch syndrome, Cowden syndrome). Dr. Henretta is trained to perform laparotomy (open surgery), as well as laparoscopic surgery (small incisions), including with the Intuitive Surgical robotic platform.


  • Medical School, University of Connecticut
  • Residency, Ohio State University Hospital, Obstetrics Gynecology
  • Masters of Public Health, University of Virginia
  • Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology, University of Virginia