Dr. Melinda Phinney, MD

Dr. Melinda Phinney, MD

Nephrology  |  
Female  |  
Age 54
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Melinda Phinney, MD is a nephrology specialist in Akron, OH and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from University Of Toledo College Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in nephrology.

411 E Market St

Akron, OH 44304

Contact Information

(330) 252-0600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Vitamin D Deficiency
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
high
more than 83% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Toledo College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Akron City Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Akron City Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Hosps Of Cleveland
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Phinney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Phinney's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Phinney to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Phinney's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Fairlawn Ohio |
Dr Phinney is the best, if you have a problem, Dr Phinney will get to the bottom of your problems and when you leave her office you will have a full understanding of your problems, Dr Phinney is the best.
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MY MOM IS A PATIENT OF DR MELINDA PHINNEY AND SHE IS SO AWSOME WE JUST LOVE DR PHINNEY SHE TAKES GREAT CARE OF MY MOM THANK YOU DR PHINNEY
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Dr. Phinney accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Phinney has admitting privileges

Akron General Medical Center
1 Akron General Ave
Akron, OH 44307
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Summa Akron City Hospital
525 E Market St
Akron, OH 44304
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Summa Barberton Hospital
155 5th St NE
Barberton, OH 44203
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