Dr. Howard Melvin, MD

Dr. Howard Melvin, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Howard Melvin, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5275 Winneste Ave

Cincinnati, OH 45232

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
more than 84% of peers
Dry Eyes
more than 83% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Melvin does not have any board certifications listed.

32  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage


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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Homer G Phillips Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • howard university hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Melvin has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Melvin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Melvin to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Melvin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Very friendly office atmosphere & lovely staff. Dr. Melvin is kind, professional & caring.
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