PORT JEFFERSON, NY ― Melissa Nicosia, MD, a board-certified gynecologic surgeon, has been appointed Director of Mather Hospital’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Nicosia has extensive clinical expertise in vaginal, laparoscopic, robotic, and hysteroscopic surgery as well as medical treatment options in various benign gynecologic conditions, including fibroids, abnormal bleeding, endometriosis, pelvic pain, endometriosis, and pelvic organ prolapse. Prior to joining Mather, Dr. Nicosia was the Director of Gynecology at Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn, NY, and an assistant clinical professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at NYU. During this time, she improved access to minimally invasive surgical options for women and received the Excellence in Innovation Award. She has published in peer-reviewed journals and presented nationally and internationally on an array of women’s health topics.
Dr. Nicosia received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biosystems Engineering from Clemson University in Clemson, SC and a medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. She completed her internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City where she was administrative chief resident. During her residency training, she participated in an international rotation in Monrovia, Liberia through the Health Education and Relief Through Teaching Foundation with a primary focus on the education of local residents in improving surgical skills and knowledge of obstetrics and gynecology.
She completed a fellowship in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, WA. She is a member of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.
Dr. Nicosia is now seeing patients at Northwell Health Physician Partners Obstetrics and Gynecology at Port Jefferson, located at 125 Oakland Avenue, Suite 204W, Port Jefferson, NY. For an appointment, please call (631) 828-3036
Dr. Nicosia lives in Long Island with her husband and two children. She enjoys spending time with her family, exercising, and watching college football.
About Mather Hospital
Mather Hospital is an accredited 248-bed, non-profit community teaching hospital dedicated to providing a wide spectrum of high-quality healthcare services to Suffolk County residents, showing compassion and respect and treating each patient in the manner we would wish for our loved ones. Mather has earned the prestigious Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), which recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Mather has received 15 “A” ratings for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group. No other hospital in New York State has received more top ratings. For further information about Mather Hospital, visit www.matherhospital.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/matherhospital.
About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, nearly 800 outpatient facilities and more than 14,200 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 72,000 employees – 17,000-plus nurses and 4,500 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu and follow us @NorthwellHealth on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.