Giselle M. Melendres, M.D.

Giselle M. Melendres, M.D.
Clinical Interests
Dr. Melendres has clinical interests in diagnostic imaging, including ultrasound and computed
tomography of the abdomen and pelvis. Her focus is on women's imaging, including obstetrical
Associate Professor
Radiology, Radiology - Abdominal Imaging
Abdominal Imaging
Body MRI
Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center, * Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center, 4860
Y St., Suite 0100 Sacramento, CA 95817
Phone: 916-734-0655
Additional Phone
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)
M.D., Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, 1995
B.A., Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, 1991
West Suburban Hospital Medical Center, Oak Park, Illinois, 1995-96
Michael-Reese and Mercy Hospital Medical Centers,
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago , Illinois, 1996-2000
Board Certifications
Professional Memberships
University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 2000-2001
American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, 2000
American Association of Women Radiologists
American College of Radiologists
Radiological Society of North America
Select Recent Publications
Lee Be, Ormsby EL, McGahan JP, Melendres GM, Richards JR. The utility of sonography for the
triage of blunt abdominal trauma patients to exploratory laparotomy. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2007
Feb; 188(2):415-21.
Melendres G, Ormsby EL, McGahan JP, Moon-Grady AJ, Towner D, Taylor D. Prenatal diagnosis of
Giselle M. Melendres, M.D.
Ebstein anomaly: a potential pitfall. J Ultrasound Med. 2004 Apr; 23(4):551-5. No abstract
Hiller L 4th, McGahan JP, Bijan B, Melendres G, Towner D. Sonographic detection of in utero
isolated cerebellar hemorrhage. J Ultrasound Med. 2003 Jun; 22(6):649-52.
McGahan JP, Bijan B, Gillen MA, Dumars MC, Melendres GM, Gorges SW. Ultrasound Case of the
Day. Radiology (Supplement): 2001, November 2(EE), 64.
Impact of the Patient Self-Determination Act on Advanced Directive – Part 1 (chart review at
RPSLMC, 1992)
Stress Response in Phascolosoma pellucens (Phylum Sipuncula) during Heat Shock, Wounding &
Regeneration (Undergraduate Honors Thesis in Biology, in part presented and published in
Proceedings of the Fifth National Conference of Undergraduate Research 1991)
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