Dr. Melissa Cushing

Dr. Melissa Cushing

Institution: Weill Cornell Medicine

Specialty:  Transfusion Medicine

Academic Affiliation:

Brief Resume:

  • Undergraduate Degree: Duke University
  • Medical Degree: Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Clinical Pathology Residency Training: Emory University School of Medicine
  • Transfusion Medicine Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • 2011 - present: Director of Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapy
  • 2014 - present: Associate Director of the Clinical Laboratory
  • 2014 - present: Chair of the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Patient Blood Management Program
  • Lectures internationally on treatment of perioperative bleeding, viscoelastic testing algorithms, and patient blood management.
  • Associate Editor of Transfusion and member of the Editorial Board for Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine



  • New York, USA