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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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

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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
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Fracture
  • Gout
  • 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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Dr. Melendez's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • 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
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Melendez

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