Dr. David Ortiz Melo, MD

Dr. David Ortiz Melo, MD

Nephrology  ·  
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Age 38
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Dr. David Ortiz Melo, MD is a nephrology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 4 years. He specializes in nephrology.

40 DUKE MEDICINE CIR

Durham, NC 27710

Contact Information

(919) 684-8111

Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ortiz Melo's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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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very high

Treatment Frequency

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
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high

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).

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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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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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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