Melissa Ana Liriano Vyfhuis, MD, PhD

Melissa Ana Liriano Vyfhuis, MD, PhD

Head and Neck Radiation Oncology, Gynecologic Radiation Oncology, Cutaneous (Skin) Radiation Oncology, Neurologic Radiation Oncology, Gastrointestinal Radiation Oncology, Sarcoma and Connective Tissue Radiation Oncology, Breast Radiation Oncology, Thoracic Radiation Oncology, Head and Neck Medical Oncology, Genitourinary Radiation Oncology, Radiation Oncology

Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Medical Director of Radiation Oncology Center, UM CRMC, Chair, Radiation Oncology EDI Committee

Melissa Ana Liriano Vyfhuis, MD, PhD

Available for Telehealth Visits

Languages: Spanish, English

Gender: Female


University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center Radiation Oncology

305 Hospital Drive
Floor 1
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
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University of Maryland Capital Regional Health Radiation Oncology

901 Harry S Truman Drive North
Largo, MD 20774
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About Me

Dr. Vyfhuis is a radiation oncologist who uses radiation therapies to treat cancer. She is experienced in treating all types of cancers but has particular interests in lung cancer, breast cancer, gynecologic cancer, gastrointestinal cancer and sarcomas. She also specializes in palliative care radiation oncology.

Dr. Vyfhuis is specially trained in many radiation therapies, including:

  • Proton therapy
  • Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
  • Brachytherapy

Dr. Vyfhuis uses the latest technological advances to treat her patients, including proton therapy done at the Maryland Proton Treatment Center. She is dedicated to advancing the field of radiation oncology.

Dr. Vyfhuis received her post-graduate doctorate and medical degrees from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Vyfhuis went on to complete an internship in internal medicine and her radiation oncology residency at University of Maryland Medical Center.

Dr. Vyfhuis is chair of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee in the Department of Radiation Oncology. She is also an active member of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and is actively involved in the Committee on Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (CHEDI).

A Maryland native, Dr. Vyfhuis enjoys spending time with her family, running and practicing Wushu in her free time.