Melanie Ongchin, MD, General Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA, UPMC Presbyterian


General Surgery Pittsburgh, PA

Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Overview of Dr. Ongchin

Dr. Melanie Ongchin is a surgical oncologist in Pittsburgh, PA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UPMC Presbyterian, UPMC Passavant, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside - Shadyside. She received her medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and has been in practice 10 years. She specializes in surgical oncology (other than breast) and is experienced in biliary tract disease, pancreatic disease, malignant melanoma, surgical oncology (non-breast), and sarcomas.

Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterFellowship, 2012 - 2014
  • University at Buffalo
    University at BuffaloResidency, General Surgery, 2006 - 2012
  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
    Rutgers New Jersey Medical SchoolClass of 2006

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2017 - 2019
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2014 - 2020
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2012 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Complex General Surgical Oncology

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • Taking Liver Cancer Surgery to New Levels
    Taking Liver Cancer Surgery to New LevelsNovember 9th, 2020
  • Cancer Care – Close to Home
    Cancer Care – Close to HomeDecember 22nd, 2020

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations