Marc L. Melcher

Marc L. Melcher

Transplant surgeon, Liver transplant surgeon, Kidney transplant surgeon, Hepatobiliary surgeon, Dialysis access surgeon

4.9 out of 5
53 Patient Ratings
11 Patient Comments

Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 1st Floor, Suite A160
  • Stanford , CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-9891
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Liver Transplant Program

Liver Transplant Program at Boswell Building

Professional Education

  • Fellowship: Univ of California San Francisco (2006) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University Medical Center (2004) CA
  • Medical Education: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (1999) NY
  • Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2006)
  • Fellowship, UC, San Francisco, Multi-organ Transplantation (2006)
  • MD, Columbia University, P&S, Medicine (1999)
  • PhD, Univ. of California, Berkeley, Molecular Biology (1995)
  • BA, Harvard University, Biochemistry (1989)

Honors & Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Columbia Medical School (1999)
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (2009 -)
  • Harvard College Scholarship, Harvard (1988)
  • Member, American Society of Transplant Surgeons (2004-)
  • Member, Association for Academic Surgery (2007-)
  • Member, Pacific Coast Surgical Society (2012 -)
  • Member, San Francisco Surgical Society (2009-)
  • Member, Society of University Surgeons (2015 -)
  • Member, Transplantation Society (2009 -)
  • Poster of Distinction, American Transplant Congress (2010)
  • Thomas J. Watson Scholarship, IBM (1985-1989)

Administrative Appointments

  • Administrative Chief Resident, Stanford Surgery Residency (2003 - 2004)
  • Associate Program Director, Stanford Surgery Residency (2006 - 2011)
  • Associate Program Director, Stanford Multi-Organ Transplant Fellowship (2010 - Present)
  • Program Director, Stanford Surgery Residency (2011 - Present)

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4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.9

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.9

Recommended to others

4.5

Wait times

SHC Patient, May 2017

Dr. Melcher was professional, kind and genuinely cared.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Melcher was awesome great personality.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

I had a great experience with Dr. Melcher throughout the transplant process. He's excellent.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Tami Daugherty has been so helpful, caring & understanding thru all the episodes my husband has been through.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Excellent Dr. and assistant very kind.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

I have had bad experiences with surgeons in the past, so I was scared coming into this appointment, but Dr. Melcher was kind, patient, understanding and respectful. I came to him on a recommendation and I would definitely recommend him myself.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

My experience with Dr. Melcher was only positive. I was very nervous but he answered all my questions and put me at ease. He listened to my concerns and was willing to work with me.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Melcher was on time and very courteous to me & my support persons. He answered all the questions and concerns we had.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

We walked away knowing we where being treated and taken care of by the best. We had a since of peace.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

I liked everything, good.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

He's the best!!

4.9 out of 5
53 Patient Ratings
11 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, May 2017

Dr. Melcher was professional, kind and genuinely cared.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Melcher was awesome great personality.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

I had a great experience with Dr. Melcher throughout the transplant process. He's excellent.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Tami Daugherty has been so helpful, caring & understanding thru all the episodes my husband has been through.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Excellent Dr. and assistant very kind.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

I have had bad experiences with surgeons in the past, so I was scared coming into this appointment, but Dr. Melcher was kind, patient, understanding and respectful. I came to him on a recommendation and I would definitely recommend him myself.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

My experience with Dr. Melcher was only positive. I was very nervous but he answered all my questions and put me at ease. He listened to my concerns and was willing to work with me.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Melcher was on time and very courteous to me & my support persons. He answered all the questions and concerns we had.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

We walked away knowing we where being treated and taken care of by the best. We had a since of peace.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

I liked everything, good.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

He's the best!!