Oncology Division
Alphabetical list (active faculty):   
Melissa A. Reimers

Melissa A. Reimers, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine

Oncology Division

Medical Oncology

Clinical Interests

  • Bladder cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Prostate cancer

Research Interests

  • Clinical trial development
  • Phase 1 clinical trials
  • Precision medicine


  • 314-747-7401 (office)
  • Division of Oncology
    Mail Stop 8056-0029-11
    Washington University
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Room 11605 Mid Campus Center (office)


2004-2008 BA in Biology and Germanic Languages and Literatures, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2009-2013 MD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Post-graduate Training
2013-2016 Internal Medicine Residency, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
2016-2019 Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Academic Positions & Employment
2008-2009 Research Assistant, Washington University, St. Louis, MO (PI: Ellen Li, MD, PhD)
2019-present Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
University & Hospital Appointments & Committees
2020-present Physician Reviewer, Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee (PRMC)
2021-present Co-Leader, Siteman Cancer Center Genitourinary Focus Group
Board Certification
2016 Internal Medicine
2019 Medical Oncology
Honors & Awards
2013 American College of Physicians Coy D. Fitch, M.D., Book Award, for outstanding ethical and humanitarian qualities
2013 Morton M. Weber Memorial Book Award in Infectious Diseases, for excellence in the study of Infectious Diseases
2013 Rodney M. Coe Distinction in Community Service
2015 James A. Bryan Award for Clinical Excellence
2016 Ney Award, for commitment to academic excellence, compassion, and an inspirational effect on others
2016 Farmer Award, for compassion and good bedside manner
2018-2019 Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Fellow
2018 AACR/ASCO Vail Methods in Clinical Cancer Research Workshop
2018 Elected to Michigan Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS)
2019 Mark Roth Memorial Award
2020 Recipient of "40 Under 40 in Cancer" Award
2022 Washington University Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program Teacher of the Year Award
National Scientific Panels
2020-present ALLIANCE Genitourinary Oncology Committee
2021-present Hoosier Cancer Research Network (HCRN)
Professional Societies
2012-present Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
2016-present American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
2020-present Academic Women’s Network at WUSM