Melanie Harrison, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Department of Medicine


Dr. Melanie Harrison is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Digestive Diseases at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Harrison received her undergraduate degree in Physiological Sciences at the University of Arizona in 1998, and her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in 2003. She completed her Internal Medicine residency in 2006 and Gastroenterology fellowship in 2010 at Emory University School of Medicine. She served as Chief Fellow during her 3rd year of Gastroenterology fellowship. She joined faculty at Emory in 2010. Dr. Harrison is based at the Atlanta VA Medical Center, where she is a general gastroenterologist. She treats a wide variety of gastrointestinal disorders and has a clinical interest in inflammatory bowel disease. She is also the Outpatient GI Clinic Director at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. Dr. Harrison is actively involved in teaching at Emory medical school, in which she currently serves as a co-director for one week of the GI module curriculum. She also teaches residents and trains Emory gastroenterology fellows.