Melissa Mao

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Assistant Clinical Professor, Surgery
School of Medicine


M.D., Temple University School of Medicine, 2012
Pharm.D., Northeastern University, 2007

Phone: (714) 456-6015
Email: maoml@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
Department of Surgery
333 City Blvd West
Suite 1600
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
Thyroid cancer, Thyroid nodule, Goiter, Graves' disease, Hyperparathyroidism, Adrenal incidentaloma, Cushing's disease, Conn's disease, Pheochromocytoma
Appointments
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Orange, California, June 2020 - Present


Prior Appointments

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Drexel University College of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 2018- May 2020
Publications
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

1. Pomykacz B, Mao ML, Weiss RD, Teter CJ. A Review of Brief Medication-Adherence Instruments Used in Patients with Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2007; 15(5): 259-63.

2. Kindel T, Latchana N, Swaroop M, Chaudhry UI, Noria SF, Choron RL, Seamon MJ, Lin MJ, Mao ML, Cipolla J, El Chaar M, Scantling D, Martin ND, Evans DC, Papadimos TJ, Stawicki SJ. Laparoscopy in Trauma: An Overview of Complications and Related Topics. Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci. 2015; 5(3): 196-205.

3. Cipriano A, Mao ML, Hon H, Vazquez D, Stawicki SP, Sharpe R, Evans DC. An Overview of Complications Associated with Open and Percutaneous Tracheostomy Procedures. Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci. 2015; 5(3): 179-88.

4. Mao ML, Hughes R, Papadimos TJ, Stawicki SP. Complications of Chest Tubes: A Focused Clinical Synopsis. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2015 July; 21(4):376-386.

5. Mubang R, Brady JJ, Mao M, Burfeind W, Puc M. Intradiaphragmatic Bronchogenic Cysts. A Case Report and Systematic Review. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016; 11: 79.

6. Mao ML, Joyal T, Picado O, Kerr D, Lew JI, Farra JC. NIFTP Reclassification and Its Impact on Thyroid Malignancy Rate and Treatment. J Surg Res. 2018 Oct; 230: 47-52.

7. Liu S, Yusufali A, Teo R, Mao ML, Kahn ZF, Farra JC, Lew JI. Stricter ioPTH Criterion for Successful Parathyroidectomy in Stage III CKD Patients with pHPT. Surgery. 2018 Dec; 164(6): 1306-1310.


Presentations

1. Mao ML, Joyal T, Picado O, Kerr D, Lew JI, Farra JC. NIFTP Reclassification and Its Impact on Thyroid Malignancy Rate and Treatment (abstract presented at the Academic Surgical Congress 13th Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL, February 2018)

2. Liu S, Yusufali A, Teo R, Mao ML, Kahn ZF, Farra JC, Lew JI. Stricter ioPTH Criterion for Successful Parathyroidectomy in Stage III CKD Patients with pHPT (abstract presented at the Academic Surgical Congress 13th Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL, February 2018)

3. Khan ZF, Picado O, Marcadis AR, Mao ML, Farra JC, Lew JI. Additional 20 Minute ioPTH Measurement Can Minimize Unnecessary Bilateral Neck Exploration (abstract presented at the Academic Surgical Congress 13th Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL, February 2018)

4. Manasa M, Picado O, Mao ML, Minami R, Farra JC, Lew JI. Incidental Thyroid Carcinoma in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Benign Thyroid Disease (abstract presented at the Academic Surgical Congress 13th Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL, February 2018)

5. Minami RA, Picado O, Mao ML, Manasa MB, Lew JI, Farra JC. High Rate of Incidental Thyroid Carcinoma Found in Contralateral Thyroid Lobes (abstract presented at the Academic Surgical Congress 13th Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL, February 2018)

6. Klingbeil KD, Deitz RL, Mao ML, Farra JC, Lew JI. Gene Expression Classification has Limited Utility in the Evaluation of AUS/FLUS Thyroid Nodules (abstract presented at the Academic Surgical Congress 13th Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL, February 2018)
Professional Societies
American College of Surgeons
American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
Graduate Programs
Surgery-General

Endocrine Surgery

Last updated
06/30/2020