Dr. Mark Melendez, MD

Dr. Mark Melendez, MD

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Mark Melendez, MD is a plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Shelton, CT and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Ross University / School of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine in 2003 and specializes in plastic & reconstructive surgery, plastic surgery of the hand, and more.Read his story

4 Corporate Dr Ste 288

Shelton, CT 06484

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Top Care Areas

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Wound Repair
high
more than 86% of peers
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
normal
more than 62% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
normal
more than 44% of peers

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Dr. Melendez's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Melendez "Dr. Melendez is a fellowship-trained plastic surgeon who performs a full spectrum of cosmetic and reconstructive surgical procedures. He specializes in breast reconstruction surgery, including the DIEP flap procedure, for breast cancer patients. He is devoted to his patients and to providing the highest quality of truly personalized, holistic medical care. He provides all of his patients with his personal cell phone and he will also make house calls upon request. Dr. Melendez received his medical degree, with honors, from Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica. He completed seven years of general surgery training at Stony Brook University including two years of a research fellowship supported by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Melendez completed a two-year plastic surgery residency with the largest plastic surgery group practice in the United States – the Long Island Plastic Surgical Group. Additionally, Dr. Melendez completed his Microvascular Fellowship at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland where he was trained by some of the most prominent plastic surgeons in the country. Prior to his medical training and education, Dr. Melendez also earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Binghamton University; a Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Long Island University, and a Master's in Business Administration – where he was Valedictorian of his class – from the Harriman School of Business at Stony Brook University. Dr. Melendez has two offices, located in Shelton and Fairfield, Connecticut. He and his staff are dedicated to ensuring that all of their patients feel safe and cared for, in a warm and welcoming atmosphere at all of their offices, and at seven area hospitals. He has staff privileges at Greenwich Hospital, Griffin Hospital, Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, St. Raphael's Hospital, St. Vincent's Medical Center, and Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Melendez is also an Assistant Professor at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, at Quinnipiac University, in North Haven, Connecticut and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Robert Larner M.D. School of Medicine, University of Vermont. Dr. Melendez resides in Wilton, Connecticut along with his wife, Dr. Renee Baranin-Melendez, an attending emergency room physician at Greenwich Hospital, and their young sons, Mark and Matthew."
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This content was provided by Dr. Melendez "I am devoted to my patients and to providing the highest quality of truly personalized medical care."

8  Specialties

  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
  • Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Melendez does not have any board certifications listed.

30  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
  • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds Due to Surgery
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Facial Laceration
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hidradenitis
  • Laceration
  • Lipodystrophy
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Migraine
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Laxity
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Wounds
  • Wrinkles

42  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

1 Sanction
  • Substandard Care (1/16/2018)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Connecticut
1 Board Action
  • Substandard Care (1/19/2018)
    Action Taken: Probation Terminated (Ended)
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Connecticut

Education

  • Binghamton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Ross University / School of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Stony Brook U Hosp & Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Nassau Hlthcare Corp-Nassau Co U Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Johns Hopkins Hosp-Johns Hopkins U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 1999
  • Long Island University / Brooklyn Campus
    Other Education | Completed 1994
  • Stony Brook U
    Other Education | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Melendez's Reviews

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I needed reconstructive face surgery due to a dog bite. Dr. Melendez is a skilled, thorough,and artful surgeon. He sutured microscopically for over an hour. The wound was 3 layers deep. The ER staff thought I would need a skin graft, but he did the repair without one. He takes his time, never...Read More
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Gloria Gallo s in trumbull, CT – Sep 18, 2018
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What a pleasure to meet Dr. Melendez at a local charity event for breast cancer. He is professional, articulate and just a pleasure to come to know. He also has a very professional office manager, Erin, and sees patients out of a Fairfield, CT office, in addition to Shelton. My three visits since...Read More
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Gina G. in Norwalk, CT – Sep 13, 2018
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Fantastic doctor. Very caring. Took tine to explain everything he was doing and answered all my questions.
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Apr 13, 2018
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Dr. Melendez is absolutely amazing. Last year we found out my mother had breast cancer. Our world completely fell apart. We had so many questions and concerns. We were introduced to Dr. Melendez and from the first consultation, I knew my mother was in great hands. Needless to say, my mother now...Read More
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Barbara R in Bridgeport, CT – Mar 29, 2018
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Dr Melendez has been doing my Botox & lip filler injections for a couple of years now & I love the results!!! My lips look full but not phoney! I love the look!!!
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Jz – Mar 24, 2018
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