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Dr. Frank Melvin, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Melvin

Asheville Head Neck/Ear Surgens

1065 Hendersonville Rd Asheville, NC 28803

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(828) 254-3517


Dr. Frank Melvin, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Mississippi School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.


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Dr. Melvin accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Dr. Melvin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Dizziness
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melvin treats Dizziness more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Melvin treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Vertigo
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melvin treats Vertigo more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Melvin treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Paroxyzmal Vertigo of Childhood
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Central Vestibular Vertigo
  • Migrainous Vertigo
Larynx Conditions
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melvin treats Larynx Conditions more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Melvin treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Melvin's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glossectomy
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wound Repair

Dr. Melvin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Melvin

3.3

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
42.10526315789474%
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Dr. Melvin is amazing, and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him to family or friends. He is so patient, realistic, honest, kind, and really has a great sense of humor and wit! I broke the orbital floor and lower part of my jar after falling on my brick patio one rainy evening. Dr. Melvin knew exactly what to do. I have my face back, and I’m so happy for that! Love this guy!!!!
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Dr. Melvin replaced some bones in my ear that had decayed from growing up with ear infections. I couldn’t get anyone to help me from my suffering reoccurring infections because my addiction to smoking . Dr. Melvin was kind enough to help. That was back in late eighties or early nineties. I haven’t had any problems since. Best doctor ever. I appreciate you for making a big difference in my life. God bless you.
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The best surgeon I have ever encountered. I have had several surgeries in my 80 plus years and been satisfied with the surgeons that performed these surgeries, but Dr Melvin is at the top of the list. Very professional, knowledgeable, thorough, listens, and has a wonderful dry sense of humor.
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Pleasant and very helpful and knowledgeable. His bedside manner is very attentive and he brings a subtle but noticeable level of humor to it all. I've been very happy with him.
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I have had bad experiences with dismissive ENT Docs...but this was not one of them. Dr. Melvin was super with my son and definitely had a real interest in my child's well-being.
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I've seen this "doctor" before. After my experience with him, I told my referring doctor I would never see him again. He took me off a medicine that was helping my symptoms. He told me I could go back on it if the symptoms came back. When I later asked him for another prescription when the symptoms did come back, he refused. I told me regular doctor that I would never see this fellow again. And I haven't. As far as I'm concerned, the man is a liar.
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Just like another reviewer I came in for a chronic sinus infection. We talked for a couple of minutes about my problem and then he said he wanted to look in my nose. He looked for less than ten seconds then slid his chair back and said he wanted me to take Levaquin and Prednisone month and then come back, and not another word. Two weeks later I get a bill in the mail for the office visit which is fine and another $350 charge for a "surgical procedure" which was him looking in my nose for secon
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I was referred to Melvin 3.5-years ago. I had several lymph nodes swollen very large on my neck. He walks in and asked, why are you here today? I pull my shirt collar back so he could see and his comment - I'm not worried about that, that's caused by sinus infection. After several months of trying different antibiotics with no improvement, my doctor wanted another opinion. I went to a young ENT in Greenville SC. By then it was stage 4 Cancer. He should not have a License to "practice" medicine!
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Took on a challenging case of unknown etiology. Helped alleviate symptoms.
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If I could give less than a 1 star I certainly would. About a year ago I had an extreme sinus infection that I was seen referred to Asheville Head, Neck and Ear Surgeons for. I was prescribed a horrible and extremely dangerous/powerful antibiotic called Levaquin and a steroid dose (Prednisone). After a week, my tenons in my arms and legs begin to hurt extremely bad and I called and my doctors nurse said to stop taking it, said she'd enter it in my notes that it was't good for me and never fol
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Biography

Dr. Frank Melvin, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Mississippi School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

1990
U Miss
Residency Hospital
1986
U Miss
Internship Hospital
1985
University Of Mississippi School Of Medicine
Medical School
1990
1986
1985

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79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018, 2017)