Dr. Melissa A. Crosby is a Board certified Plastic Surgeon with microsurgery fellowship training who has been an advocate for women and women’s health throughout her career. She specializes in reconstructive surgery for patients with cancer and restorative cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Crosby’s commitment to excellence is reflected in her educational honors. She graduated Summa cum laude from Arizona State University. She was awarded an integrated plastic surgery residency in Dallas at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center where she trained with the top cosmetic surgeons in the country. She then sought extra expertise by doing a microsurgery and reconstructive fellowship at the prestigious MD Anderson Cancer Center.
She was invited to join the faculty at MD Anderson Cancer Center where she remained for the last 9 years specializing in cancer reconstruction with an expertise in breast reconstruction as an Associate Professor. At MD Anderson, Dr. Crosby became known for her technical proficiency, compassionate care and superior outcomes. She served as director of resident and medical student education where she mentored the future leaders in medicine. She was appointed Associate Director of the Woman Faculty Programs where she mentored women faculty and focused on advancing the careers of women in medicine. She is known nationally and internationally as an expert and thought leader in breast reconstruction and reconstructive surgery. She has authored over 50 peer reviewed research articles, multiple book chapters and serves as a reviewer to the top plastic surgery journals including Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Annals of Plastic Surgery, and Breast Diseases: A Yearbook Quarterly. She is also Associate Editor for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery- Global Open.