Dr. Edwin Melendez, MD

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Dr. Edwin Melendez, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

South Texas Bone & Joint 601 Texan Trl Ste 300, Corpus Christi, TX 78411 Get Directions
(361) 854-0811

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Dr. Melendez specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery and practices in Corpus Christi, TX. He practices at 2 locations.

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    Dr. Melendez has 1 malpractice Malpractice Claim

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    • Settlement;2013-06-24T00:00:00
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Ataxia
    • Broken Arm
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gout
    • Hand Contracture
    • Hand Fracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spondylitis
    • Trigger Finger

    Procedures Performed

    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Replacement

    Background Check

    • 1
      Malpractice Claim

      Dr. Melendez has 1 malpractice claim

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      • Settlement  (6/24/2013)
      • Amount or Range: $225,000.00
      • Nature of Complaint: Hillsborough County. Judicial case 11CA015343
      • State: Florida
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      Sanctions

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    • 0
      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus

      Graduated in 1970

    • Internship Hospital
      Brooks Amc

      Completed in 1971

    • Residency Hospital
      Tripler Army Med Center

      Completed in 1980

      Walter Reed Army Med Center

      Completed in 1974

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Union Memorial Hospital

      Completed in 1983

      Walter Reed Army Med Center

      Completed in 1983

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    • Malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Melendez's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Melendez

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients