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Dr. Melissa Felinski, DO

Bariatric Surgery

General Surgery

Melissa Felinski, D.O. General Surgery, Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery, Bariatric Surgery Melissa Felinski, DO, earned her medical degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. She completed a residency in general surgery at TriHealth - Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, followed by a...

Melissa Felinski, D.O.
General Surgery, Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery, Bariatric Surgery 

Melissa Felinski, DO, earned her medical degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. She completed a residency in general surgery at TriHealth - Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, followed by a fellowship in minimally invasive, advanced gastrointestinal and bariatric surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), where she received formal training in robotic surgery and surgical endoscopy.

Board certified in general surgery with a specialty focus in Bariatric and Foregut surgery, Dr. Felinski is an assistant professor of surgery at McGovern Medical School and is the assistant program director of the Advanced Gastrointestinal/Minimally Invasive, Bariatric and Robotic Surgery Fellowship program.

Her areas of specialty care include surgery of the esophagus and stomach(reflux/heartburn, ulcer disease, hiatal hernias, achalasia, and weight loss procedures for obesity). Her practice also includes surgery of solid organs (spleen, adrenal glands, thyroid, parathyroid, and pancreas), surgery of the abdominal wall and hernia surgery (umbilical/ventral/inguinal hernia and abdominal wall reconstruction), as well as surgery for gallbladder, small intestine, appendix, and colon, and performs upper endoscopies and colonoscopies. She uses advanced minimally invasive techniques including robotic, laparoscopic and endoscopic (incision-less) approaches.

Dr. Felinski is actively involved in national organizations, including the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgery (SAGES) and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). She has authored several publications and has presented at regional and national conferences. She is dedicated to providing patients with comprehensive and compassionate care throughout their surgical journeys with an ultimate goal of improving their quality of life. 

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (713) 486-5300

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • General Surgery
Medical Education

Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine 2011

Languages Spoken
  • English
Fellowship

University of Texas at Houston 2017

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Gender

Female

Internship & Residency

Good Samaritan Hospital of Cincinnati - General and Vascular Surgery 2016

PCP Number

110000014538

Clinical Interests
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Digestive Cancer
Cities Served

Barker, Cypress, Fulshear, Houston, Katy, Richmond

Zip Codes Served

77084, 77094, 77407, 77413, 77433, 77441, 77449, 77450, 77491, 77492, ...

77084, 77094, 77407, 77413, 77433, 77441, 77449, 77450, 77491, 77492, 77493, 77494

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna Healthspring Star Plus MMP
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health Workers Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana Most Benefit Plans
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Molina StarStar Plus
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WELLCARE TEXAN PLUS
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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