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About Dr. Melissa L Defoe

Dr. Melissa L Defoe, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Saint Louis, MO. She has 6 years of experience. Her specialties include Hospitalist. She speaks English.

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Primary Address

BARNES JEWISH HOSPITAL

1 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plz
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 362-1700

Specialties

Dr. Melissa L Defoe has the following 1 specialty

  • Hospitalist

    Hospitalists are physicians who specialize in the care of patients in the hospital. The majority of hospitalists are board-certified internists and have completed the same training as other internal medicine doctors including medical school, residency and board certification examination.
    Hospitalist activities include patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to hospital care. They have more expertise in caring for complicated hospitalized patients on a daily basis since, unlike other specialists or primary care doctors, they spend most of their day in the hospital.
    They often coordinate the care of their patients and act as the central point of communication among the different doctors and nurses involved in the patient's care. They are also the main physician for family members to contact for updates on a loved one.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Melissa L Defoe has the following 4 expertise

  • Chest Pain
  • Pneumonia
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Meningitis
  • Education

    6 Years Experience

  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston

    Graduated in 2012

  • Washington University

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Melissa L Defoe accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO

Locations & Directions

BARNES JEWISH HOSPITAL, 1 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plz, Saint Louis, MO

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