Juliana Melo, M.D., M.S.C.S. for UC Davis Health

Juliana Melo, M.D., M.S.C.S.

Associate Professor

To see if Juliana Melo is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).



Family Planning


Obstetrics and Gynecology

Locations and Contact

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic
4860 Y St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

Get Directions

Phone: 916-734-6900

Additional Numbers

Clinic Fax


Clinic Referral Phone


Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Melo is committed to providing compassionate comprehensive reproductive healthcare to women of all ages and backgrounds. She views the patient physician relationship as a partnership and strives to help women make choices that empower them to live healthy and productive lives.

Clinical Interests

General obstetrics and gynecology with a subspecialty in family planning. Dr. Melo has special interests in adolescent gynecology and contraception for women with chronic medical conditions.


Family Planning

Undergraduate School

B.S., Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens GA 2002

Medical School

M.D., Medical College of Georgia, Augusta GA 2008

Other School

M.S., Clinical Science, University of Colorado - Denver Graduate School, Denver CO 2014


Obstetrics and gynecology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu HI 200-2012


Family Planning, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, Denver CO 2012-2014

Physicians for Reproductive Health Leadership Training Academy, selected fellow, Class of 2014, 2014

Family Planning Resident Award, University of Hawaii, 2012

Hope Scholarship, University of Georgia, 1998

Alpha Upsilon Phi, Medical College of Georgia, 2008

Melo J, Peters M, Teal S, Guiahi M. Adolescent and Young Women's Contraceptive Decision-Making Processes: Choosing "The Best Method for Her". J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2015 Aug;28(4):224-8. doi:10.1016/j.jpag.2014.08.001. Epub 2014 Aug 12. PMID:26049939.

Melo J, Kaneshiro B, Kellett L, Hiraoka M. The impact of a longitudinal curriculum on medical student obstetrics and gynecology clinical training. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2014 May;73(5):144-7. PMID:24843837..

Topp CN, Okagaki RJ, Melo JR, Kynast RG, Phillips RL, Dawe RK. Identification of a maize neocentromere in an oat-maize addition line. Cytogenet Genome Res. 2009;124(3-4):228-38. doi:10.1159/000218128. Epub 2009 Jun 25. PMID:19556776.

Mroczek RJ, Melo JR, Luce AC, Hiatt EN, Dawe RK. The maize Ab10 meiotic drive system maps to supernumerary sequences in a large complex haplotype. Genetics. 2006 Sep;174(1):145-54. doi:10.1534/genetics.105.048322. Epub 2006 Jul 18. PMID:16849609.

Jin W, Melo JR, Nagaki K, Talbert PB, Henikoff S, Dawe RK, Jiang J. Maize centromeres: fine structure and functional adaptation in the genetic background of oat. Plant Cell. 2004 Mar;16(3):571-581. doi:10.1105/tpc.018937.