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Mridu Chand, MD

Dr. Mridu Chand joined Dr. Michael Messino in practice in 2007 at Cancer Care of WNC.  Her balanced approach complements the expert care and compassion she provides her patients. She has a calm and gentle manner and spends the time necessary to meet patient needs.

Dr. Chand is a native of Nepal. After graduating from Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine in Kathmandu, she and her husband moved to the United States for post-graduate training. After completing her residency, Dr. Chand joined an Internal Medicine practice in upstate New York. Drawn by the need to care for patients diagnosed with cancer, she soon realized she wanted to specialize in Oncology.

Compassion, knowledge and easy to talk to.
James T.
I appreciate the treatment and consideration given to me by my provider.
Martha M.
Dr. Chand is always upbeat and professional. She puts me at ease.
Jeri M.
I love the wat these people take care of me.
Danny D.


Fellowship Hematology/Oncology:

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Winston Salem, North Carolina

Internship/Residency Internal Medicine:

State University of New York at Syracuse


Doctor of Medicine (MD):

Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine

Kathmandu, Nepal

Bachelor’s Degree (Microbiology):

Tribhuvan University, Tri-Chandra College



Board Certified in Medical Oncology


American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Sub-Specialty Interests:



Breast Cancer


Dr. Chand enjoys hiking with her family on sunny days and spending time with her children. She also enjoys reading and unwinding in her edible garden.


Available for appointments in Asheville and Brevard clinics.