Dr. David Ortiz Melo, MD

Dr. David Ortiz Melo, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 37
Dr. David Ortiz Melo, MD is a nephrology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 4 years. He specializes in nephrology.


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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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
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Ortiz Melo's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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)."

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

0  Board Certifications

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

46  Conditions Treated

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2  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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Ortiz Melo's Reviews

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1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Ortiz Melo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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