Dr. Eric P. Melzig, MD

Dr. Eric P. Melzig, MD

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General Surgery | Male | 70 years old

Dr. Melzig practices the full spectrum of general surgery, and has enormous experience in minimally invasive surgical techniques. His specialties include parathyroid and thyroid surgery, imaging and surgery for diseases of the breast, laparoscopic surgery and surgical oncology to include the management of pancreatic, colo-rectal and melanoma malignancies. As the recipient of the 2007 Sharon H. Kohlenberg Award by the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation, Dr. Melzig has been recognized for his deep commitment to fighting breast cancer. Compassionate and innovative treatments are delivered to his breast cancer patients with the assistance of his nurse, Barbara Ross-Cersley. He was voted by his peers as one of Richmond Magazine's Top Docs in Richmond 2010.Read more

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Dr. Melzig's care philosophy revolves around a good bedside manner, It is of paramount importance. He tries to impart a calm confidence and listens and responds to a patients concerns. In addressing these concerns he answers with warmth and reassurance. The goal at the end of the encounter is for the patient to have a realistic and positive outlook concerning their condition.Read more

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

Dr. Melzig says..

The top three conditions Dr. Melzig specializes in are Breast, Thyroid, and Parathyroid.

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  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Constipation
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Lipomas
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

Dr. Melzig says..

Dr. Melzig practices the full spectrum of general surgery, and has enormous experience in minimally invasive surgical techniques. His specialties include parathyroid and thyroid surgery, imaging and surgery for diseases of the breast, laparoscopic surgery and surgical oncology to include the management of pancreatic, colo-rectal and melanoma malignancies.

This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Tufts University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1972

  • Internship Hospital
    VA Commonwealth University-Medical Colloge VA

    Completed in 1973

  • Residency Hospital
    VA Commonwealth University-Medical Colloge VA

    Completed in 1977

  • Undergraduate School
    Bowdoin College

    Graduated in 1968

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Melzig's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Melzig

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
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Dr. Melzig says...

Dr. Melzig practices the full spectrum of general surgery, and has enormous experience in minimally invasive surgical techniques. His specialties include parathyroid and thyroid surgery, imaging and surgery for diseases of the breast, laparoscopic surgery and surgical oncology to include the management of pancreatic, colo-rectal and melanoma malignancies.

As the recipient of the 2007 Sharon H. Kohlenberg Award by the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation, Dr. Melzig has been recognized for his deep commitment to fighting breast cancer. Compassionate and innovative treatments are delivered to his breast cancer patients with the assistance of his nurse, Barbara Ross-Cersley. He was voted by his peers as one of Richmond Magazine's Top Docs in Richmond 2010.

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Dr. Melzig's Care Philosophy

Dr. Melzig's care philosophy revolves around a good bedside manner,  It is of paramount importance.  He tries to impart a calm confidence and listens and responds to a patients concerns.  In addressing these concerns he answers with warmth and reassurance.  The goal at the end of the encounter is for the patient to have a realistic and positive outlook concerning their condition. 

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Dr. Melzig says...

The top three conditions Dr. Melzig specializes in are Breast, Thyroid, and Parathyroid.

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Dr. Melzig says...

Dr. Melzig practices the full spectrum of general surgery, and has enormous experience in minimally invasive surgical techniques. His specialties include parathyroid and thyroid surgery, imaging and surgery for diseases of the breast, laparoscopic surgery and surgical oncology to include the management of pancreatic, colo-rectal and melanoma malignancies.