Melissa Upton, M.D. is a pathologist and UW professor of Pathology. She directs the Pathology Residency Training Program and serves as director of the Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Pathology Service. She has been recognized as a Top Doctor by Seattle Magazine.
Dr. Upton is expert in GI, liver and pancreatic pathology. As a pathologist, she is "behind the scenes" for many patients, but has a passion to provide the highest possible care.
Dr. Upton earned her M.D. from Northwestern University. Her research accomplishments are extensive and involve the development of predictors of tumors. Dr. Upton is on the board of directors of the American Society for Clinical Pathology and on the Permanent Scientific Committee of World Organization for Specialized Studies on Diseases of the Esophagus. She is also a Fellow of the College of American Pathologists.
In her free time Dr. Upton loves walking, gardening, spending time with her family and cat, meditation and reading.