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MELISSA MORTENSEN-WELCH MD

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MELISSA MORTENSEN-WELCH MD
For Appointments:
(631) 444-4121
  • Specialty:
    Subspecialty:
  • Surgery
    ENT - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Title(s):
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery

MELISSA MORTENSEN-WELCH MD




For Appointments:
(631) 444-4121
Insurance Plans
  • 1199NBF
  • AETNA
  • AFFINITY HEALTH PLAN
  • AGEWELL (FIDA)
  • BEECH STREET
  • CENTERLIGHT (FIDA/PACE)
  • CIGNA GREAT WEST HEALTHCARE
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA PPO
  • EMBLEM GHI CBP
  • EMBLEM HIP-HMO
  • EMBLEM HIP-MEDICAID
  • EMBLEM HIP-MEDICARE
  • EMPIRE BLUE CHOICE HMO
  • EMPIRE BLUE CHOICE INDEMNITY PLANS
  • EMPIRE BLUE CHOICE PPO
  • EMPIRE BLUE CHOICE SENIOR PLAN
  • FIDELIS CARE NEW YORK
  • HEADER VERBIAGE GOES HERE
  • HEALTHFIRST
  • ISLAND GROUP ADMINISTRATION
  • MAGNACARE
  • MAGNACARE HEALTH REPUBLIC EXCHANGE
  • MEDICAID
  • MEDICARE
  • MULTIPLAN
  • MULTIPLAN PHCS
  • MULTIPLAN SAVILITY
  • NO FAULT
  • UNITED EMPIRE PLAN (NYSHIP)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE
  • UNITED OXFORD FREEDOM PLAN
  • UNITED OXFORD LIBERTY PLAN
  • VERBIAGE 1 GOES AT THE END
  • WORKERS COMP

Education & Training
  • Degree(s):
  • MD, SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY (2002)

  • Residency:
  • General Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY (2003)
    Otolaryngology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY (2007)

  • Fellowship:
  • Laryngology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY (2008)


Academic & Other
  • Academic Rank:
  • Assistant Professor

  • Department:
  • Surgery

  • Teaching Activity:
  • Otolaryngology

  • Year Appointed at
    Stony Brook:
  • 2014

Honors & Awards:
Selected for inclusion in LI Pulse Magazine's 2013 Best Doctors listing.

Professional Memberships
American Medical Association
Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
American Laryngological Association
American Broncho-Esophagological Association


Peer-Reviewed Journals:
Laryngology Reviewer, Medical Science Monitor
Laryngology Reviewer, Clinical Anatomy
Laryngology Reviewer, Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Laryngology Reviewer, Laryngoscope

Research
Dr. Mortensen-Welch provides the following rehabilitative services, surgeries, and procedures at 37 Research Way or at Stony Brook Medicine:
  • Examining of the vibration of vocal cords with a special scope called Videostroboscope.
  • Objective testing of the acoustic and aerodynamics of the speaking and singing voice with measures of: acoustic parameters, respiratory and phonatory airflow and electroglottography.
  • Laryngeal electromyography: Tests of electric signals of muscle function of the larynx.
  • Minimally invasive KTP laser treatment of polyps, scars and other benign and pre-malignant growths of the vocal fold.
  • Injection of botulinum toxin into the muscle of the throat and larynx for the treatment of adductor and abductor spasmodic dysphonia
  • Diagnosis and management of acid reflux laryngitis
  • Laryngeal reconstruction after radiation, trauma and cancer surgery for restoration of voice and airway.
  • Conservation surgery and laser surgery for cancer of the larynx


    • Clinical Practice Began:
    • 2008

    • Gender:
    • Female


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