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Dr. David Ortiz Melo, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 38

Dr. Ortiz Melo

Dr. David Ortiz Melo, MD is a nephrology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 5 years. He specializes in nephrology.

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(919) 684-8111

Dr. Ortiz Melo accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Dr. Ortiz Melo's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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Dr. Ortiz Melo treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Ortiz Melo treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Mineral Metabolism Disorders
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Dr. Ortiz Melo treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Ortiz Melo treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

End-Stage Renal Disease

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ortiz Melo treats End-Stage Renal Disease more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Ortiz Melo treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Ortiz Melo's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • 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
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

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).


  • Nephrology


Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Wayne State University
Residency Hospital


  • Spanish
  • English

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What People Say About Dr. David Ortiz Melo, MD
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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