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Melina Elpi Marmarelis, MD

Melina Elpi Marmarelis, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Marmarelis is employed by Penn Medicine.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2017

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adenocarcinoma of Lung
  • Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Diaphragm Tumor
  • Immunotherapy
  • Large Cell Cancer of the Lung
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer Genomics
  • Lung Carcinoid Tumor
  • Mesothelioma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Sarcoma of the Lung
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Squamous Cancer of the Lung
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma
  • Thymus Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Association for Cancer Research, National American Society of Clinical Oncology, National American Society of Hematology, National International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, International

Hospital Affiliation

Marmarelis is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Marmarelis M, Bange E, Bagley S, Hwang W, Yang Y, Thompson J, Bauml J. Ciunci C, Alley E, Rosenbaumb J, Cohen RB, Langer CJ, Carpenter E, Aggarwal C.: Impact of STK11 co-mutation on outcomes following immunotherapy among patients with TP53 and KRAS mutated stage IV NSCLC. IASLC World Lung Conference, Toronto, CA : 2018.

Marmarelis ME, Aggarwal C.: Combination Immunotherapy in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer. Curr Oncol Rep 20 (7): 55,2018.

Marmarelis M, Bange E, Hwang W, Yang Y, Thompson J, Bauml J, Ciunci C, Alley E, Evans T, Morrisette J, Cohen RB, Langer CJ, Carpenter E, Aggarwal C: Impact of KRAS and TP53 co-mutations on outcomes following systematic therapy among patients with LKB1/STK 11 mutated stage IV NSCLC. International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer: Targeted Therapies Meeting, Santa Monica, CA : 2018.

Marmarelis M, Thompson JC, Aggarwal C, Evans TL, Carpenter E, Cohen RB, Langer CJ, Bauml J.: Emerging uses of circulating tumor DNA in advanced stage non-small cell lung cancer. Ann Transl Med 5 (18): 380,2017.

Garcia-Neuer M, Marmarelis ME, Jangi SR, Luke JJ, Ibrahim N, Davis M, Weinberg J, Donahue H, Bailey N, Hodi FS, Buchbinder EL, Ott PA.: Diagnostic Comparison of CT Scans and Colonoscopy for Immune-Related Colitis in Ipilimumab-Treated Advanced Melanoma Patients. Cancer Immunol Res 5 (4): 286-291,2017.

Marmarelis ME, Davis MR, Sethi NS, Krajewksi KM, McKay RR, Choueiri TK, Ott PA.: Tumor control with PD-1 inhibition in a patient with concurrent metastatic melanoma and renal cell carcinoma. J Immunother Cancer 19 : 4-26,2016.

Marmarelis M, Garcia-Neuer M, Luke JL, Ibrahim N, Davis M, Donahue H, Bailey N, Hodi FS, Ott PA: Systematic diagnostic evaluation for immune-related colitis: a single institution review of advanced melanoma patients treated with ipilimumab. Society for Melanoma Research Congress, Atlanta, GA : 2015.

McKane CK, Marmarelis M, Mendu ML, Moromizato T, Gibbons FK, Christopher KB.: Diabetes mellitus and community-acquired bloodstream infections in the critically ill. J Crit Care 29 (1): 70-6,2014.

Wu X, Marmarelis ME, Hodi FS.: Activity of the heat shock protein 90 inhibitor ganetespib in melanoma. PLoS One 8 (2): e56134,2013.

Deharvengt S, Marmarelis M, Korc M.: Concomitant targeting of EGF receptor, TGF-beta and SRC points to a novel therapeutic approach in pancreatic cancer. PLoS One 7 (6): e39684,2012.

Academic Contact Info

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Blvd
10th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)