Dr. Edwin Melendez, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 69

601 Texan Trl Ste 300
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
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South Texas Bone & Joints
South Texas Bone & Joints
601 Texan Trl Ste 300
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
NAVAL HOSPITAL CORPUS CHRISTI
10651 E St Bldg H100
Corpus Christi, TX 78419
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    Dr. Melendez's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spondylitis
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Melendez

    1 Malpractice Claim

    • Settlement  (6/24/2013)
    • Amount or Range: $225,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: Hillsborough County. Judicial case 11CA015343
    • State: Florida
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus
    Graduated in 1970

    Internship Hospital

    Brooks Amc
    Complete in 1971

    Residency Hospital

    Tripler Army Med Center
    Complete in 1980
    Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Complete in 1974

    Fellowship Hospital

    Union Memorial Hospital
    Complete in 1983
    Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Complete in 1983
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Melendez & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Melendez

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Melendez to family and friends

    17 responses
    below
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 16 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Melendez
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    15 responses
    below
    national average

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    Is Dr. Melendez accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Emblem Health
    • GEHA
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
    • Medicare
    • Meritain Health
    • MultiPlan
    • Principal Life
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Universal American
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    Office Locations

    A
    South Texas Bone & Joints
    601 Texan Trl Ste 300
    Corpus Christi, TX 78411
    (361) 854-0811 (Office)
    B
    NAVAL HOSPITAL CORPUS CHRISTI
    10651 E St Bldg H100
    Corpus Christi, TX 78419
    (361) 961-2260 (Office)
    (361) 961-2499 (Fax)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    Under 10 minutes
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