Melanie Watts, MD

Clinical Instructor
UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus
+1 415 353-1238

UCSF School of Medicine
505 Parnassus Avenue, L126
San Francisco, CA 94143

BA: Dartmouth College
MD: Brown University, Warren Alpert School of Medicine
Internship: Brigham & Women's Hospital / Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency: Alameda County Medical Center / Highland General Hospital


Altitude Sickness in Climbers and Efficacy of NSAIDs Trial (ASCENT): randomized, controlled trial of ibuprofen versus placebo for prevention of altitude illness.

Wilderness & environmental medicine

Gertsch JH, Corbett B, Holck PS, Mulcahy A, Watts M, Stillwagon NT, Casto AM, Abramson CH, Vaughan CP, Macguire C, Farzan NN, Vo BN, Norvelle RJ, May K, Holly JE, Irons H, Stutz AM, Chapagain P, Yadav S, Pun M, Farrar J, Basnyat B

Evidence of exposure to spotted fever group rickettsiae among Arizona dogs outside a previously documented outbreak area.

Zoonoses and public health

McQuiston JH, Guerra MA, Watts MR, Lawaczeck E, Levy C, Nicholson WL, Adjemian J, Swerdlow DL