Dr. Mark Melamed, MD

Dr. Mark Melamed, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mark Melamed, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Hewlett, NY. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 44 years.

1175 W Broadway Ste 25

Hewlett, NY 11557

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Strabismus
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 9/3/2013
    Amount or Range: Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: New York County, NY
    State: New York
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

  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Bellevue Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • New York University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Melamed has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Melamed has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Melamed's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Melamed to family and friends
4.1
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Melamed's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Valley Stream, NY |
He seemed preoccupied during my appt and even gave me the wrong prescription for my contact lenses. Staff at front desk was not eager to be helpful despite it being their job to do so. I will not be returning nor recommending him.
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Dr. Melamed accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan

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Hospitals where Dr. Melamed has admitting privileges

Franklin Hospital
900 Franklin Ave
Valley Stream, NY 11580
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