Dr. Melanie Hecker, MD

Dr. Melanie Hecker, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Melanie Hecker, MD is a dermatologist in Pompano Beach, FL and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1993 and specializes in dermatology, cosmetic dermatologic surgery, and more.

3500 NE 5th Ave

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Hecker's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Fungal Nail Infection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hecker treats Fungal Nail Infection more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Hecker treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Ringworm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hecker treats Ringworm more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Hecker treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Skin Infections
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hecker treats Skin Infections more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Hecker treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Hecker's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acanthosis Nigricans
Acne
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Allergic Reaction
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Autoimmune Diseases
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Benign Tumor
Birthmark
Boil
Breast Diseases
Burn Injuries
Cancer
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
Cellulitis
Cold Sore
Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
Destruction of Penile Lesion
Dry Skin
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 Warts
Granuloma of Skin
Herpes Simplex Infection
Hidradenitis
Impetigo
Intertrigo
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Keloid Scar
Laser Surgery
Lichen Planus
Melanoma
Mole
Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nail Diseases
Pityriasis Rosea
Plantar Wart
Psoriasis
Ringworm
Rosacea
Scabies
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Seborrheic Keratosis
Shaving of Skin Lesion
Shingles
Skin Cancer
Skin Cancer Removal
Skin Discoloration
Skin Infections
Skin Tag Removal
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Sunburn
Telogen Effluvium
Tinea Versicolor
Varicose Veins
Warts

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dermatology is more than skin deep.

Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermatologic Surgery

Education

Mt Sinai School Of Med
Residency Hospital
Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
Internship Hospital
1993
Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
Medical School
1983
Mba Nyu
1981
Nyu
Undergraduate School
1993
1983
1981

Dr. Hecker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hecker

3.5

Based on 40 reviews

5 Stars
60%
(24)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
5%
(2)
2 Stars
2.5%
(1)
1 Star
32.5%
(13)

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This is actually about one of her Pad I saw for a suspicious mole that I'd actually picked off for the most part. That's not the issue. If you want to be treated like a human being and with someone who has the ability to empathize or smile or spend more than 5 Seconds looking at you keep looking....Read More
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I got my appointment mixed up and arrived 10 days early but the office staff work a miracle and got me in so I didn’t have to come back. The doctor and staff were caring and informative. I felt like a VIP rather then just an appointment.
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OFFICE STAFF WAS VERY FRIENDLY, NURSE WAS GREAT..DR. MELANIE HECKER WAS SO CALMING AND RELAXED, I WAS SO NERVOUS SHE PUT ME AT EASE.....WILL DEFINITELY RECOMMEND HER ...PROFESSIONAL YET PLEASANT, EASY TO TALK TO
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Dr. Hecker is a great Dermatologist! She is always available to her patients and provides the latest technologies that will help patients. Currently, they are using low dose radiation to cure basil and squamous cell cancers. The treatment is painless, requires no cutting, leaves no scares or...Read More
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Dr. Hecker was amazing in the treatment of my recent bout with bezel cell cancer on my nose. Believe me once I was diagnosed with bezel cell I was very scared and concerned surgical treatment would really be disfiguring.. Dr. Hecker recommended a new radiation treatment their office just started to...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Buckeye Community Health Plan
Medicare
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Neighborhood Health Partnership
Options PPO
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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Broward Health North

Pompano Beach, FL

Holy Cross Hospital

Fort Lauderdale, FL