Dr. Mark Melamed, MD

Dr. Mark Melamed, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Mark Melamed, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Hewlett, NY and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in ophthalmology.

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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

53  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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4  Procedures

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.


  • 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
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Melamed's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Love this office. The staff is always accommodating and the Doctor is so easy going and thorough. I have been with this practice for 18 years and have never been disappointed by the service offered.
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We were patients for 15 years; The front desk staff was never welcoming. My son was given an incorrect prescription, The doctor would not check him again without charging me $150. I lost money for eye glasses that were the wrong prescription and lost $300 for two visits that led to nothing! I...more
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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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