Dr. Melanie Appell, MD

Dr. Melanie Appell, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Melanie Appell, MD is a dermatologist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from Florida State University, College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in dermatology.

2100 16th Ave S Ste 202

Birmingham, AL 35205

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Appell's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dermatitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Appell treats Dermatitis more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Appell treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Appell performs Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Appell performs this procedure more than 96% of her peers

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Appell performs Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Appell performs this procedure more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Appell's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

About Me

Biography

Dr. Melanie Appell, MD is a dermatologist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from Florida State University, College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in dermatology.

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

1988
University Ala
Residency Hospital
1985
University Fla
Internship Hospital
1984
Florida State University, College Of Medicine
Medical School
1988
1985
1984

Awards

Dr. Appell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Appell

3.8

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
63.1578947368421%
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4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
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3 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
26.31578947368421%
(5)

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Nearly 25 years ago, my sister and I became patients of Dr. Melanie Appell. Yesterday, I took my eight year old daughter for her first visit. Dr. Appell, Allison Cease (CRNP), Myesha Hudson (RN) and the entire staff were professional and friendly. As always, Dr. Appell spent ample time examining my...Read More
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Dr. Appell and their PAC, Natalie George have been incredible. I had a rash on my legs and Natalie ended up diagnosing it as a condition caused by swelling in the lower legs. Thanks to her quick and accurate diagnosis, I am now in physical therapy to remedy this condition before it turns into a...Read More
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Where to begin with this doctor. I have endured more issues since my first visit with her. She misdiagnosed two skin rashes as both being "dermatitis". She even said the word LUPUS...but did not think it was that (then why suggest it?). Two months later I have a huge scar where she did a biopsy ON...Read More
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1st time patient. Was taken back to a patient room within 10 minutes of signing in. Was seen by Dr shortly after. She was courteous and professional. Did not try to sell me on treatments I don't need.
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