13169-Bear, Melissa

Melissa K. Bear, MS, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

ROC 4340
Indianapolis, IN
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Dr. Melissa Bear joined the IU School of Medicine faculty in 2010 after completing a Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. She serves as the Service Line Leader for the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.  

Dr. Bear’s interests include translational and early phase clinical trial development.  She is the Director of the Experimental Therapeutics Program at Riley Hospital for Children and the institutional site PI for the Children’s Oncology Group Phase 1 Clinical Trial Program. She is interested in the treatment of children, adolescents, and young adults with solid tumor malignancies

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Education
    2012 MS Indiana University
    2004 MD Pennsylvania State University
    2000 BA Albion College
  • Clinical Interests

    Brain tumors, solid tumors, plexiform neurofibromas.


    Riley Outpatient Center
    705 Riley Hospital Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46202

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