Dr. David Ortiz Melo, MD

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Nephrology | Male

40 DUKE MEDICINE CIR Durham, NC 27710 Get Directions
Dr. David Ortiz Melo, MD
Dr. David Ortiz Melo, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Durham, NC. He is 36 years old. Dr. Ortiz Melo is affiliated with Duke University Hospital.

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Dr. Ortiz Melo's Care Philosophy

I enjoy practicing nephrology and taking care of patients with kidney disorders. My clinical interests include management of uncontrolled high blood pressure chronic kidney disease acute kidney failure and fluid and electrolyte disorders. I also have particular interest in the evaluation and management of kidney diseases affecting cancer patients (onco-nephrology).

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Dr. Ortiz Melo's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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in Wake Forest, NC |
He is the best nephrologist I have ever been to see. He might even be the best doctor I have ever seen. I can't say enough good about him.
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Dr. Ortiz Melo's Care Philosophy

I enjoy practicing nephrology and taking care of patients with kidney disorders. My clinical interests include management of uncontrolled high blood pressure chronic kidney disease acute kidney failure and fluid and electrolyte disorders. I also have particular interest in the evaluation and management of kidney diseases affecting cancer patients (onco-nephrology).

Dr. Ortiz Melo's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Nephrology
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Sanctions

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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Residency Hospital
    Wayne State University

    Completed in 2009

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Duke University Medical Center

    Completed in 2014

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Nephrology

Procedures Performed

  • Hemodialysis