Melina J. Windon, MD

Procedures Performed

  • Thyroid surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer surgery
  • Transoral Robotic Surgery
  • Microvascular reconstructive surgery of the head and neck


Melina Windon, MD, joins the Markey Cancer Center as a head and neck and microvascular reconstructive surgeon. Her professional interests include public health and the epidemiology of head and neck cancers, particularly those linked to HPV.
Dr. Windon earned her medical degree at the University of Connecticut and completed an otolaryngology – head and neck surgery residency at Johns Hopkins University, where she won multiple awards. She also completed a head and neck cancer and microvascular reconstructive surgery fellowship at the University of Michigan. During her medical and surgical training, she volunteered with underserved populations in the U.S. and Africa. She is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on head and neck cancer topics.

Training & Education


MD, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT


Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery