Dr. Melanie Ukanwa, MD

Dr. Melanie Ukanwa, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Melanie Ukanwa, MD is a family medicine specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in family medicine, naturopathy, and more.Read her story

4233 Montgomery Blvd NE Ste 100

Albuquerque, NM 87109

Contact Information

(505) 881-5307

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • New Mexico Health Connections
  • New Mexico Medicaid
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Dr. Ukanwa's Experience

Dr. Ukanwa's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Ukanwa's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ukanwa "Board certified in Family Medicine, Dr Ukanwa has provided excellent primary care services in New Mexico since August of 2006. A California transplant by way of Washington DC and New York City, Dr Ukanwa, has acquired a rather cosmopolitan philosophy of preventative care practice, combining traditional allopathic medicine expertise with naturopathic modalities of care. After completing a bachelors degree in 1997 in Environmental Engineering and Water Sciences/Civil Engineering at Stanford Univerity in California , Dr Ukanwa spent 2 years traveling the world (including Italy, Spain, Norway, the Bahamas, and more) before matriculating into medical school at Howard University College of Medicine in Washington DC. On graduating in 2003, she completed her Family Medicine residency training at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY via the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Family and Social Medicine Residency Program. Dr Ukanwa is currently accepting patients of all ages and with all health concerns."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ukanwa "My goal is to offer healthcare that not only relieves the patient of the burden of impaired health by targeting the core cause of illness (and not just the symptoms) but healthcare that also relieves the patient of some of the financial burden of receiving quality healthcare."

3  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Naturopathy

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

186  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Family and Social Medicine Residency
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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When spends a lot of time with you, much more than most docs these days. I love how she’s offers me natural options to keep me healthy! Front desk staff was so nice and always helpful. Never had a problem getting through on the phone or with my refills. Not sure why that other reviewer is so...Read More
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She is not only the wrong choice but potentially dangerous. She and her staff are egregiously unprofessional, uncaring, and brutally concerned about profitability. Here are graphic examples: continuously busy phone phone signal for at least 5 consecutive days; punishment for not making a copay...Read More
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