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Melanie R. Goldfarb, M.D.

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Providence Specialty Medical Group
2200 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 121
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Saint John’s Physician Partners
Speaks: Spanish, Hebrew, and English

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About Melanie R. Goldfarb

Dr. Goldfarb (M.D., M.Sc., FACS, FACE ) is a fellowship-trained endocrine surgeon specializing in minimal access surgery for thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal tumors as well as neck ultrasound, thyroid biopsy and radiofrequency ablation. With over 75 publications and numerous grants, Dr. Goldfarb is a leader in her field. She founding Director of the Center for Endocrine Tumors, a new “one-stop shop” for thyroid/parathyroid ultrasound and biopsy with same day imaging and results. Here, every patient receives a personalized treatment plan, created together with the patient and physician. Dr. Goldfarb is also one of the first physicians on the west coast to offer radio-frequency ablation of thyroid nodules in her office. Dr Goldfarb is a graduate of Brown University and completed her surgery training at Beth Israel Deaconess (Harvard Medical School) followed by a fellowship at the University of Miami. She is on the editorial board of Thyroid, and serves on committees for the American Thyroid Association, the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, and the Society for Surgical Oncology. Her personal research field focuses on endocrine tumors, secondary malignancies, thyroid ultrasound, adolescent and young adult thyroid cancer, and cancer survivorship.
Medical School

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Internship

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Harvard Medical School), Boston, MA

Residency

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Harvard Medical School), Boston, MA

Fellowship

University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Professional Associations

American Thyroid Association

American Association of Endocrine Surgeons

American Association of Clinical Endocrinology

Society for Surgical Oncology

Endocrine Society

American Society for Clinical Oncology

Western Surgical Association

Pacific Coast Surgical Association

American College of Surgeons

International Association of Endocrine Surgeons

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery
Providence Specialty Medical Group
2200 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 121
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Saint John’s Physician Partners
Affiliated Locations

John Wayne Cancer Center
Providence Saint John's Health Center