Dr. Melani Desilva, MD

Dr. Melani Desilva, MD

Pediatrics  |  
Female  |  
Age 49
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Melani Desilva, MD is a pediatrics doctor who practices in Midlothian, VA. She is 49 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

14400 Sommerville Ct

Midlothian, VA 23113

Contact Information

(804) 379-5437

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Desilva's Experience

Dr. Desilva's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Dr. Desilva does not have any board certifications listed.

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Rectors and Visitors Uva Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Desilva's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desilva to family and friends
based on 28 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Desilva's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Richmond |
She is the best! We love her so much. My kids even look forward to going to the doctors and have a Barbie named Dr DeSilva.
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in Petersburg, Va |
Dr D is AhMazing!!! I love the way she makes me and my child feel like we are her only patients. She is very caring and explains everything step by step. She lets you know what to expect even before it happens! She is very knowledgeable and listens to you and cater treatment to tailor your...more
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in Richmond |
Dr. Desilva is the Physician to both of my girls and we absolutely love her! She always make my girls feel so comfortable like she is apart of our family. I'm such a fan of her ability to make them feel like she is a relative that wants them well. They always walk away with such a positive...more
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in Richmond, VA |
My teenage daughters have been patients of Dr. Desilva's for 8 years. I cannot imagine a better doctor for them -- she is thorough in her examinations and is a great listener. She offers strong counsel to families on how to support children who are strong in body and mind.
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in glen allen, va |
Dr Desilva takes very good care of her patients. We all luv her. She has very good judgment. I would highly recommend her.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Desilva accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Desilva has admitting privileges

Bon Secours - St. Mary's Hospital
5801 Bremo Rd
Richmond, VA 23226
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