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Dr. Luis Melgar, MD

Internal Medicine ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Melgar

Dr. Luis Melgar, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Hamburg, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Universidad De Guadalajara, Centro Universitario De Ciencias De La Salud in 1988 and specializes in internal medicine, allergy & asthma, and more.


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(716) 648-7401

Dr. Melgar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
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Dr. Melgar's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eye Infections
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • IgM Deficiency
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Latex Allergy
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections

About Me

Biography

"Luis Melgar, MD was born in El Paso, TX. He graduated from Texas Tech University in 1983 with a degree in Bachelor of Science. He graduated Medical School from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara in 1988 and he completed his Internal Medicine Resid...

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Allergy & Asthma
  • Immunology

Education

1995
State University Of New York At Buffalo
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Mt Vernon Hospital
Residency Hospital
1988
Universidad De Guadalajara, Centro Universitario De Ciencias De La Salud
Medical School
1995
1992
1988

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Melgar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Melgar

3.6

Based on 31 reviews

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An amazing doctor. Comprehensive treatment plans. Patient and courteous staff. A doctor that LISTENS!
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The doctor is rude, condescending and unprofessional. He barged in without knocking, didn't introduce himself, leaned against the counter arms folded and told me that the bloodwork for allergies is infallable. Not true. I have a long history of known allergies despite neg bloodwork. I need skin...Read More
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The last five years I’ve felt like I’ve had to be my own physican with Dr. Melgar and his staff...there have been countless times where I have been misdiagnosed...countless times where the referrals of specialists have been big quacks...I constantly see mistakes on my chart and when I correct them...Read More
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Dr melgar is very prompt and thorough most of the complaints on here are about his pa not him and wait time. Most good doctors have a long wait time. You expect it however I’ve never had longer then a 30 minute wait to be seen past my scheduled appointment would highly recommend him.
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Dr. Melgar's staff is extremely helpful and go above and beyond my expectations. I trust Dr. Melgar's experience and knowledge more than any doctor that I have seen in the past!
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Locations

Southtowns Asthma & Allergy Center

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 7:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:00am - 3:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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