Dr. David Melniczek, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 50

Dr. Melniczek
Accepting new patients

San Andreas Medical Clinic

702 Mountain Ranch Rd San Andreas, CA 95249

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(209) 754-4564

Dr. David Melniczek, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in San Andreas, CA. He is affiliated with Mark Twain Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Melniczek to book an appointment.

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Melniczek's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ventral Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melniczek treats Ventral Hernia more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Melniczek treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melniczek treats Inguinal Hernia more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Melniczek treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Abdominal Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melniczek treats Abdominal Pain more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Melniczek treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Melniczek's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Rib Fracture
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Melniczek accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Humana
Medicaid
Medicare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Dr. Melniczek's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Melniczek

4.8

Based on 115 ratings

5 Stars
94.78260869565217%
(109)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0.8695652173913043%
(1)
1 Star
4.3478260869565215%
(5)
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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (110)
  • Explained conditions well (110)
  • Listened & answered questions (110)
What could be improved
  • Didn't explain conditions well (4)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (4)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (4)
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I have been seeing Dr. Melniczek for a couple of years and have been very happy with the services he provides. I will continue to see him and recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Anonymous – Jun 04, 2019
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comfortable which reflects on my employees and family im grateful
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Anonymous A. – May 30, 2019
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very good, good bedside treatment.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Anonymous – May 25, 2019
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awesome !
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Anonymous – May 24, 2019
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excellent
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Randy H. – May 16, 2019
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My confidence in Dr. M--and staff--was fully justified
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Anonymous – May 10, 2019
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fantastic! The doctor, surgical team, and everyone connected including the hospital was wonderful. thank you, john
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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John C. – Apr 26, 2019
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Doctor Melniczek was very professional. He was able to numb my eye without pain and I was hardly able to feel the surgery. I would recommend him and his staff to everybody.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Taven D. – Apr 25, 2019
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Two surgical experiences with Dr. Melniczek, two perfect outcomes. Dr. Melniczek's expertise, approach and follow through provide the highest desired outcome a well as the confidence that comes from being in expert hands. In addition, his office staff is topnotch. We are very grateful he is a member of this medical community
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sandy S. – Apr 20, 2019
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great
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Anonymous – Apr 17, 2019
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I had an amazing experience. The procedure went well,as well as the post-op visit. I was well informed of what was going to be done.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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David A. – Apr 12, 2019
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Referred by my MD. Great Dr with wonderful people skills.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Anonymous – Apr 12, 2019
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sigmoidectomy with clear insructions and explanation beforehand. easy post op course.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Linda M. – Apr 12, 2019
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Dr. is professional, as well as staff. Repaired my issue as hoped.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Anonymous – Apr 11, 2019
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I had a lot of confidence in Dr. Melniczek and staff.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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C. S. – Apr 11, 2019
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it was great he explined everything and kept us informed
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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James R. – Apr 10, 2019
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the surgery was a positive experiance, dr. melniczek and his staff were wounderfull throughout the whole procedure.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Ed C. – Mar 29, 2019
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excellent
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Charles W. – Mar 29, 2019
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was great.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Kelly M. – Mar 22, 2019
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very well
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Melniczek graduated from the Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College in 1998. He works in Jackson, CA and 1 other location and specializes...Read more

Biography

Dr. David Melniczek, MD is a general surgery specialist in Jackson, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

St. Joseph Hospital
Residency Hospital
St. Joseph Hospital
Internship Hospital
1993
Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Undergraduate School

Awards

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What are Dr. David Melniczek, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Melniczek frequently treats Ventral Hernia, Inguinal Hernia, and Abdominal Pain. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Melniczek treats.

Where is Dr. David Melniczek, MD's office located?

Dr. Melniczek's office is located at 702 Mountain Ranch Rd, San Andreas, CA 95249. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

San Andreas Medical Clinic

San Andreas Medical Clinic702 Mountain Ranch Rd San Andreas, CA 95249
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Mark Twain Medical Center

San Andreas, CA

69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average