Dr. Melissa G. Kress, DO

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Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) • Female • Age 47

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Scott and White Memorial Hospital
2401 31st Street
Temple, TX 76508

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Scott and white mental health clinic
2401 S 31ST ST
Temple, TX 76508
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    Dr. Kress' Experience

    Dr. Kress' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

    Board Certifications

    • Pediatric Otolaryngology
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    • Adenoidectomy
    • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Balloon Sinuplasty
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
    • Ear Surgery
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
    • ENT Surgery
    • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Excision of Neck Mass
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
    • Frenectomy
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
    • Laryngoscopy
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastoidectomy
    • Myringotomy
    • Nasal Airway Surgery
    • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
    • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
    • Sinus Surgery
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    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Tracheostomy
    • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
    • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
    • Wound Repair
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    • Acute Laryngitis
    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Acute Tonsillitis
    • Allergic Reaction
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Brain Disorders
    • Broken Nose
    • Cancer
    • Cholesteatoma
    • Chronic Adenoid Infection
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Chronic Tonsillitis
    • Cleft Lip
    • Cleft Lip and Palate
    • Conductive Hearing Loss
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Dizziness
    • Down Syndrome
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Ear Disorders
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Enlarged Turbinates
    • ENT Cancer
    • Epiglottitis
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Eyelid Disorders
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    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gum Cancer
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Headache
    • Headache (incl. Migraine)
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Impacted Shoulders
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Laryngitis
    • Laryngomalacia
    • Larynx Conditions
    • Lymphadomopathy
    • Nasal Obstruction
    • Nasal Polyp
    • Neck Mass
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
    • Oral Cancer
    • Otitis Media
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Peritonsillar Abscess
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Salivary Duct Stones
    • Salivary Gland Cancer
    • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
    • Sinus Disorders
    • Sinusitis
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Stridor
    • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
    • Tinnitus
    • Tongue-Tie
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Tonsillitis
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Nodule
    • Vocal Cord Paralysis
    • Vocal Cord Polyp
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • 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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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 1994

    Internship Hospital

    St John Oakland Hospital
    Complete in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    St John Oakland Hospital
    Complete in 1999

    Fellowship Hospital

    Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College Of Medicine
    Complete in 2001

    Undergraduate Schools

    Chestnut Hill College
    Graduated in 1990

    Other Education

    Ut School Of Public Health
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kress & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Kress' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

    1 response

    Experience with Dr. Kress

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

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    Scott and white mental health clinic
    2401 S 31ST ST
    Temple, TX 76508
    (245) 724-2260 (Office)
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