Melissa Contos, MD

Surgical Pathology

Melissa Contos, MDProfessor of Pathology; Director of Surgical Pathology

Department: Pathology

Phone: (804) 828-9013

Fax: (804) 828-5055


Dr. Melissa Contos is a Professor of Pathology at Virginia Commonwealth University. She attended The College of William and Mary where she was awarded a BS in biology. She subsequently received her MD from the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University and went on to complete her Anatomic and Clinical Pathology residency training at MCV/VCU as well. Dr. Contos serves as Director of Surgical Pathology. Her clinical interests are in the areas of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary including liver transplantation and pediatric gastrointestinal conditions. Dr. Contos' research has focused on working with the division of hepatology on multidisciplinary grants including hepatitis C, primary biliary cirrhosis and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Dr. Contos has been an active member of the teaching faculty in the VCU School of Medicine, having served as co- course director of the second year course in gastroenterology. She has received several teaching awards including best teacher.

Clinical Specialties: Liver and GI Pathology

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