Dr. Howard Melvin, MD

OphthalmologyMaleAge 70

Dr. Melvin
Accepting new patients

The Urology Group

3120 Burnet Ave Ste 303 Cincinnati, OH 45229

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(513) 861-8300

Dr. Howard Melvin, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Cincinnati, OH. He is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Melvin to book an appointment.


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Dr. Melvin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melvin treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 99% of his peers

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

Allergic Conjunctivitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melvin treats Allergic Conjunctivitis more than 99% of his peers

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

Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melvin treats Diabetic Retinopathy more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Melvin treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Melvin's conditions and procedures:

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retinal Cysts
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Dr. Melvin accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-OH PPO
Blue Access Options for ERC Health-OH PPO
Blue Access Options-OH PPO
Blue Access-OH PPO
Blue Preferred Plus-OH POS
Blue Preferred-OH EPO
Blue Preferred-OH HMO
Blue Preferred-OH POS
Blue Traditional-OH
Bronze Blue Access-OH PPO
Bronze Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
Gold Blue Access-OH PPO
Lumenos Plans-OH
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Ohio Med Plan-OH
Platinum Blue Access-OH PPO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-OH
Trihealth HD80-OH
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO

Dr. Melvin's Reviews

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5.0

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  • Explained conditions well (10)
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    Professional, thorough and personable.
    What went well
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    E.J. Hairston in Cincinnati, OH – Dec 22, 2018
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    Very friendly office atmosphere & lovely staff. Dr. Melvin is kind, professional & caring.
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    What could be improved
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    Darlene Davis Milton in Philadelphia, PA – Feb 08, 2016
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Howard Melvin, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Cincinnati, OH. He is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital. He is accepting new patients. ...Read more

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Education

    Homer G Phillips Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    howard university hospital
    Residency Hospital

    Languages

    • English
    • Spanish

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Howard Melvin, MD accepting new patients?

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    What are Dr. Howard Melvin, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Melvin frequently treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis), Allergic Conjunctivitis, and Diabetic Retinopathy. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Melvin treats.

    Where is Dr. Howard Melvin, MD's office located?

    Dr. Melvin's office is located at 3120 Burnet Ave Ste 303, Cincinnati, OH 45229. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    What languages does Dr. Howard Melvin, MD speak?

    Dr. Melvin speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

    Does Dr. Howard Melvin, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Melvin has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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    Locations

    The Urology Group

    Urology Group3120 Burnet Ave Ste 303 Cincinnati, OH 45229
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    Good Samaritan Hospital

    Cincinnati, OH

    76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average