Dr. Melanie A. DeHart, MD

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Dr. Melanie A. DeHart, MD

Diagnostic Radiology | Female

Radiology Associates Richmond 7603 Forest Ave Ste 101, Richmond, VA 23229 Get Directions
(804) 289-5674

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Care Philosophy

I want to treat my patients as I want to be treated. That means honesty, respect, kindness, and helpfulness. Personally I despise seeing my doctors. (no offense Dr. Goode and Dr. Brand!) I understand how stressful it is for a routine exam. I believe the patient should know everything before they make big decisions. Medicine is not a cookie cutter answer to every abnormality. I am a doctor - a consultant for breast imaging. For any of my patients -- I am happy to review your images with you. I truly feel that no woman should leave our breast center confused or feeling like the doctor was not involved. I truly love my "job" ! Please let me know how I can do it better! Melanie DeHart, MDRead more

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  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medico
  • MVP Health Care
  • National Elevator
  • Optima Health
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American

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4.1 based on 9 responses
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. DeHart's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (8)
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She is wonderful, very thoughtful, very knowledgeable. I have always felt comfortable, it is not an easy thing for women to go through, but I feel safe here. She does a great job! I am always glad when it is over, I have had cancer, and she was very caring, and I appreciate also, that she prepared me for surgery. I also like the fact that she has the latest instrumentation.
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I recently needed an ultrasond to check an abnormal mammogram. Luckily there was an opening the next day at HDH so I didn't have too much time to panic. The technician was very kind,gentle & reassuring & as soon as she was finished said the radiologist would be in to speak to me momentarily. Once again, I didn't have to wait & worry long. Dr Dehart came in promptly & IMMEDIATELY put me at ease. She was kind, comforting & reassuring. Very sensitive to my feelings. I highly recommend her.
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Specialties

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Abdominal Radiology
  • Body Imaging
  • Breast Radiology
  • Cardiac & Pulmonary Radiology
  • Cardiothoracic Radiology
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Cross Section Radiology
  • Diagnostic Neuroradiology
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Mammography
  • Pulmonary Radiology
  • Teleradiology
  • Trauma Radiology

Board Certifications

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  • Diagnostic Radiology

Conditions Treated

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I am proud that greater than 90% of our patients that codme for biopsy are amazed that it did not hurt etc..

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  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer

Procedures Performed

Dr. DeHart says..

I prefer to biopsy with ultrasound guidance.  It is a challenge at times.  It is always more comfortable for the patient. 

I am incredibly fortunate to work with amazing ladies who make every day a pleasure.

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  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Breast MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Chest X-Ray
  • Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA)
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Mammography Services
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound, Breast
  • Ultrasound, Pelvic
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • X-Ray

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation

    Completed in 1996

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Texas

    Graduated in 1987

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. DeHart's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
  • Board certified in Diagnostic Radiology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. DeHart's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. DeHart's Care Philosophy

I want to treat my patients as I want to be treated.  That means honesty, respect, kindness, and helpfulness.  

Personally  I despise seeing my doctors.  (no offense Dr. Goode and Dr. Brand!)  I understand how stressful it is for a routine exam. 

I believe the patient should know everything before they make big decisions.  Medicine is not a cookie cutter answer to every abnormality.

I am a doctor -  a consultant for breast imaging.    For any of my patients -- I am happy to review your images with you.  I truly feel that no woman should leave our breast center confused or feeling like the doctor was not involved. 

I truly love my "job" !   Please let me know how I can do it better!

Melanie DeHart, MD

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Dr. DeHart says...

I am proud that greater than 90% of our patients that codme for biopsy are amazed that it did not hurt etc..

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Dr. DeHart says...

I prefer to biopsy with ultrasound guidance.  It is a challenge at times.  It is always more comfortable for the patient. 

I am incredibly fortunate to work with amazing ladies who make every day a pleasure.