Dr. Frank Melvin, MD

Dr. Frank Melvin, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Frank Melvin, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med in 1985 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1065 Hendersonville Rd

Asheville, NC 28803

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Melvin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Laryngitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

67  Conditions Treated

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33  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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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.

Education

  • Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • U Miss
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • U Miss
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Melvin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Melvin's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Melvin to family and friends
16 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Melvin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

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...more
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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...more
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