Dr. B Mellion, MD

Dr. B Mellion, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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62 y/o
(18)

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Dr. B Mellion, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Wichita, KS and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Abay Neuroscience Center

3223 N Webb Rd Ste 1

Wichita, KS 67226
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Mellion performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Mellion's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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15  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Baylor Coll Med Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Baylor Coll Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mellion has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mellion's Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mellion to family and friends
18 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Mellion's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I wouldn’t recommend the person to operate on my cat. Very rude person. Lied to my face. Conducted no physical exam. Would not let me speak, kept interrupting me.
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Waited over an hour 1/2 to talk to a PA. He was very nice. Waited almost 3 hours to talk to Dr. Mellion. He did not do any sort of physical examination. He asked me almost every question the PA did. So didn't even bother reading my file or the notes The PA wrote before speaking with me. He was very...more
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I've had two surgeries with dr. Million one being and acdf and the other back surgery. I am so glad that he was the one to help me I have had absolutely no problems at all! I thank him forgiving my life back to me pain free! I highly recommend him!
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One of the rudest, most unhelpful doctors I know. I would not recommend him to anybody.
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Told Dad one thing, did something different. Every item that came up - from scheduling, what to expect, how long of a recovery, and on and on. Was told in one day out the next day if ok - was kicked out less than 12 hours after surgery. Had to scramble to find a ride, had to find a pharmacy still...more
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