Dr. David Ortiz Melo, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 36
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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.

40 DUKE MEDICINE CIR

Durham, NC 27710

Contact Information

(919) 684-8111

Dr. David Ortiz Melo, MD

Dr. David Ortiz Melo, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Top Care Areas

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 89% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
high
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ortiz Melo 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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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Ortiz Melo does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ortiz Melo has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ortiz Melo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ortiz Melo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ortiz Melo to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)
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
Patient Comments (1)
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 accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Ortiz Melo has admitting privileges

Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705
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