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Specializes in Urology • Male • Age 61

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Dr. Melzer's Specialties

  • Urology

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Billings Clinic
2800 10th Ave N
Billings, MT 59101

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Billings Clinic Wellness Center
Billings Clinic Wellness Center
801 N 29th St
Billings, MT 59101
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    Dr. Melzer's Experience

    Specialties

    • Urology
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    • Adrenalectomy
    • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
    • Excision of Testicular Lesion
    • Kidney and Ureter Removal
    • Kidney Stone Removal (Percutaneous Nephrostolithotomy, PCNL)
    • Lithotripsy
    • Orchiectomy
    • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
    • Penile Implants
    • Prostate Removal
    • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
    • Urethral Dilation
    • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
    • Uroflowmetry
    • Vasectomy
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    • Atrophic Vaginitis
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bladder Infection
    • Bladder Stones
    • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
    • Diverticulum of Bladder
    • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Interstitial Cystitis
    • Kidney Stones
    • Neurogenic Bladder
    • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
    • Peyronie's Disease
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostatitis
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Spermatocele
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Testicular Dysfunction
    • Ureteral Stones
    • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
    • Urethral Stricture
    • Urinary Incontinence
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    • Urinary Stones
    • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
    • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Vesicoureteral Reflux
    • Yeast Infections
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Colorado School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1980

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Utah
    Complete in 1981

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Utah
    Complete in 1982
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Melzer & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Melzer's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Billings Clinic

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.2
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    4.2 out of 5

    Dr. Melzer's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.8 out of 5

    5 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    5 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    5 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Melzer

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.2 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.4 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.4 out of 5

    5 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.4 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Billings Clinic Wellness Center
    801 N 29th St
    Billings, MT 59101
    (406) 238-2500 (Office)
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