Dr. Roy earned her MDCM degree from McGill University in 2014. She completed her plastic and reconstructive surgery residency at the University of Toronto from 2014 to 2021. During this time, she took part in the Surgeon-Scientist Training Program graduating with a clinical epidemiology and healthcare research MSc in 2018. Dr. Roy completed a craniofacial fellowship at the University of Washington from 2021-2022. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Chicago Medicine.
Dr. Roy is a member of the following professional organizations: American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA), American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS), American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS) and the Plastic Surgery Research Council (PSRC). Dr. Roy is part of the Cleft Lip and Palate team and the Craniofacial Anomalies Multidisciplinary Program (CAMP) at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Both teams are certified by the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) and the Cleft Palate Foundation. Dr. Roy has also published more than 25 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles.
Mélissa Roy, MDCM, MSc, FRCSC is a highly skilled plastic surgeon who specializes in craniofacial and pediatric plastic surgery. Dr. Roy completed a craniofacial surgery fellowship and provides comprehensive craniofacial and pediatric plastic surgery care encompassing surgeries of the face, jaw, palate and skull.
In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Roy’s research efforts are focused on patient experience, the development and clinical translation of machine learning, and large dataset analyses. She has published several peer-reviewed journal articles on various topics including craniofacial surgery, patient experience, and surgical outcomes.