Dr. Melanie Oblender, MD

Dr. Melanie Oblender, MD

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology  |  
Female  |  
Age 69
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Melanie Oblender, MD is a pediatric hematology & oncology doctor who practices in Lubbock, TX. She is 69 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

3615 19th St

Lubbock, TX 79410

Contact Information

(888) 804-3000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Blood Disorders
high
more than 82% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
high
more than 82% of peers
Anemia
normal
more than 74% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
69

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • von Willebrand Disease

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Plasmapheresis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.

Education

  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Tex Med Br
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Tex Med Br
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Tex Med Br
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Oblender has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Oblender's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Oblender to family and friends
2.3
based on 3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Oblender's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
POOR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
POOR
Office environment
POOR
Staff friendliness
FAIR
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Oblender accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus

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Hospitals where Dr. Oblender has admitting privileges

Covenant Medical Center - 19th Street
3615 19th St
Lubbock, TX 79410
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