Dr. Luis Melgar, MD

Dr. Luis Melgar, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Luis Melgar, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Hamburg, NY and has been practicing for 23 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.Read his story

5893 Camp Rd Ste 3

Hamburg, NY 14075

Contact Information

(716) 648-7401

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care

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Dr. Melgar's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Melgar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Melgar "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 Residency at Mt. Vernon Hospital, NY in 1992. Dr. Melgar completed his Fellowship in Asthma, Allergy and Immunology at the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1995. Dr. Melgar started in private practice with Medical Associates Southtowns, a multi-specialty group from 1995-1998. He founded Southtowns Asthma & Allergy Center in 1998. Over the past numerous years, Dr Melgar has become the premier Asthma, Allergy & Immunology specialist in the Southtowns. In 2006 he was elected President of Buffalo Asthma and Allergy Society. He served two terms, during his presidency he was able to make significant educational strides on the behalf of local allergists."
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3  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Allergy & Asthma
  • Immunology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Melgar does not have any board certifications listed.

25  Conditions Treated

2  Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


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

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Luis Melgar, MD
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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Frustrated in Hamburg – Jul 29, 2018
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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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Corey in Cheektowaga, NY – Jul 23, 2018
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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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Jake M. in Hamburg, NY – May 18, 2018
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I brought my Nine year old daughter, the staff was rude, and we waited for over an hour to be seen. When we came back for a follow up we waited for 45 minutes and then were told the doctor had a conflict. We were asked to leave, even though all we needed were results of an allergy test. I asked to...Read More
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Elizabeth Cooke in Hamburg NY – Mar 22, 2018
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There has been a lot of change over and none seem to stay. Many of the new PA's are very disrespectful and quick to dismiss you. I had went to his office due to multiple symptoms I was having; constantly tired, trouble sleeping, sudden weight gain. I was told I was stressed/depressed and was...Read More
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Angola, NY – Aug 03, 2017
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