Montefiore Einstein welcomes Melissa E. Menezes, MD, who joins Children’s Hospital at Montefiore as an Attending Physician in Adolescent Medicine.
Dr. Menezes’ clinical focuses are insertion and management of long-acting, reversible contraceptives; sexual health, including sexually transmitted infections; and sexual and gender minority care. Her research centers around sexually transmitted infections in the adolescent population, particularly Mycoplasma genitalium infection in adolescent females. She was awarded the Leo M. Davidoff Society Award for excellence in medical student teaching in 2022. Dr. Menezes also serves as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.