Dr. Melissa Yuan-Innes, M.D., is a Canadian emergency doctor with a special interest in health education. She aims to make research accessible and engaging for everyone. Her columns appear regularly in The Medical Post. She is the lead author of a study on spinal wounds published in Spine.
Under the name Melissa Yi, she writes the searing Hope Sze medical mystery series, hailed as “entertaining and insightful” by Publishers Weekly and praised for its "wonderful characters and plot" on CBC Radio. She also writes speculative fiction, romance, children’s literature, and medical memoir.
She has two small children, one larger husband, and a very loud Rottweiler. She makes friends on Facebook and Twitter (@dr_sassy) and welcomes visitors at www.melissayuaninnes.com.