Dr. Melinda Garcia Schalow, MD

Dr. Melinda Garcia Schalow, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
52 y/o
(20)

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Dr. Melinda Garcia Schalow, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Lubbock, TX and has been practicing for 19 years. She specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

Medical Office Building

2301 Quaker Ave

Lubbock, TX 79410
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Garcia Schalow performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 94% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Garcia Schalow's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Garcia Schalow does not have any board certifications listed.

60  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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12  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement

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 School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Tx Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Garcia Schalow has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Garcia Schalow has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garcia Schalow's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garcia Schalow to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Garcia Schalow'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Schalow is one of the most competent and caring physicians that I have known. It was a pleasure being treated by her and her amazing staff. The air that the office exudes is one of a humanistic and deep heartfelt desire to bring about healing and recovery to those who have suffered...more
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Dr Schalow and her staff made everything so easy. She, as well as her staff were very caring. They made sure I was aware of the things that had to be done leading up to, and after the surgery. I can't say enough good things about this Dr. and her staff.
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Dr. Schalow was fabulous. When discussing treatment options, she was very clear in presenting the options and discussing it with me. She was friendly and courteous. I would recommend her.
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