Melinda L. Telli, M.D.

Medical oncologist, Breast specialist

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Oncology) at the Stanford University Medical Center
4.9 out of 5
157 Patient Ratings
15 Patient Comments

Breast Cancer Program

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6004
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Women's Cancer Center

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6004
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Professional Education

  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, Biology, with Distinction (1996)
  • M.D., George Washington University, Medicine, with Distinction (2002)
  • Residency, Stanford University, Internal Medicine (2005)
  • Fellowship, Stanford University, Medical Oncology (2008)
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2005)
  • Board Certification: Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2008)

Honors & Awards

  • Career Catalyst Research Award, Susan G. Komen for the Cure (2012)
  • New Investigator Award, Stanford Cancer Institute (2011)
  • Oncology Division Teaching Award, Stanford University School of Medicine (2010, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Young Investigator Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology (2009)
  • Fellowship Award, Susan G. Komen for the Cure (2008)
  • Merit Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology (2008)

Administrative Appointments

  • Breast Cancer Guidelines Panel, National Comprehensive Cancer Network (2014 - Present)
  • Medical Oncology SEP Committee, American Board of Internal Medicine (2014 - 2016)
  • Breast Cancer Maintenance of Certification Working Group, American Society of Clinical Oncology (2013 - 2014)
  • Scientific Program Committee, Triple Negative Breast Cancer/Cytotoxics/Local Therapy, American Society of Clinical Oncology (2010 - 2013)
  • Program Committee, ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium (2010 - 2013)

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4.9

Friendliness

4.9

Recommended to others

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.9

Includes you in decisions

5.0

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

3.3

Wait times

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

She is my life line to emotional and health care.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Telli is very kind, informative and empathetic. She has an excellent bedside manner.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Telli should be cloned - all drs. should be her. She is wonderful!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Telli was wonderful. I came to her for a second opinion and she was much more helpful than my regular doctor.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Melinda Telli is exceptional. I would never go back to my previous oncologist. I totally trust her & think she's an outstanding doctor.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Telli is an amazing listener, a warm & engaging person, & solution-focused.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Telli made decision for treatment & explained why.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Telli spent quality time with me and covered all my concerns. I felt very comforted by her manner and knowledge.

SHC Patient, May 2014

My provider is great!! Always makes me feel I am HER main concern - And my total well being - Not just the cancer.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Telli is everything we hoped for & more.

SHC Patient, May 2014

I love Melinda Telli and all of her staff -- She is a very compassionate doctor & spends a great deal of time w/me.

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4.9 out of 5
157 Patient Ratings
15 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

She is my life line to emotional and health care.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Telli is very kind, informative and empathetic. She has an excellent bedside manner.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Telli should be cloned - all drs. should be her. She is wonderful!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Telli was wonderful. I came to her for a second opinion and she was much more helpful than my regular doctor.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Melinda Telli is exceptional. I would never go back to my previous oncologist. I totally trust her & think she's an outstanding doctor.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Telli is an amazing listener, a warm & engaging person, & solution-focused.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Telli made decision for treatment & explained why.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Telli spent quality time with me and covered all my concerns. I felt very comforted by her manner and knowledge.

SHC Patient, May 2014

My provider is great!! Always makes me feel I am HER main concern - And my total well being - Not just the cancer.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Telli is everything we hoped for & more.

SHC Patient, May 2014

I love Melinda Telli and all of her staff -- She is a very compassionate doctor & spends a great deal of time w/me.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Both the PA & Dr. Telli were very clean & helpful in explaining options to me.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Dr. Telli and her staff are the best!

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Very good.