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New Medical Director Named for MVH High Risk Breast Cancer Center

DAYTON, Ohio ( October 27, 2011) – Miami Valley Hospital announces the appointment of Melissa Roelle, MD, as medical director of its High Risk Breast Cancer Center.

A 2002 graduate of the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dr. Roelle completed the General Surgery Residency Program at Wright State and is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

She is an assistant professor of Surgery at Boonshoft School of Medicine and an attending general surgeon with Wright State Physicians. She joined the Miami Valley Hospital Medical Staff in 2007. She is a member of the Miami Valley Hospital Oncology Committee and is medical advisor for the Breast Cancer Task Force of the Greater Miami Valley.

Dr. Roelle is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Association for Surgical Education, the Ohio State Medical Association and the Montgomery County Medical Society.

In her new role as medical director of the High Risk Breast Cancer Center, Dr. Roelle works in the Center and provides comprehensive breast cancer risk evaluation, follow-up care, and education to individuals who are at increased risk of developing breast cancer due to a personal or family history. She works with a multi-disciplinary care team to provide care to women seen in the center.

The High Risk Breast Cancer Center is located at the hospital’s Centerville campus, 2400 Miami Valley Boulevard, near the intersection of Wilmington Pike and Clyo Road. The center is located adjacent to the Breast Center on the campus, and it opened in 2009.