Dr. Melissa Carran, MD

Dr. Melissa Carran, MD

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Clinical Neurophysiology  |  
Female  |  
56 y/o
(25)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Melissa Carran, MD is a clinical neurophysiology doctor who practices in Cherry Hill, NJ. She is 56 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.

Cooper Neurological Institute

1210 Brace Rd Ste 100

Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross

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Top Care Areas

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

Epilepsy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Migraine
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Carran "The Cooper Neurological Institute (CNI) is South Jersey’s premiere facility fully dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of neurological issues.

The Institute offers convenient access to CNI’s team of physicians including specialists in minimally invasive neurosurgery techniques, brain tumor treatments, spinal trauma, stroke, hydrocephalus, pituitary tumors, aneurysms, epilepsy, movement disorders and neuromuscular care. At the CNI, patients are offered supportive services including support groups, integrative medicine, nutritional and psychological counseling and social services."

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Specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy
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Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Centre College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carran has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carran's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carran to family and friends
4.0
based on 25 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Carran's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Philadelphia, PA |
Doctor Carran helped me so much. She is kind, helpful and get stuff done. Before I was having trouble with my neurological health, but she prescribed me and sent me on my way to having a healthier life and being able to know that I can live to see my children grow up.
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in Pemberton, NJ |
The first time that I visit Dr. Carran I was kind of shy to speak but Dr. Carran made me feel relax. Dr. Carran showed me that she care and concern about me plus my health needs.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Carran accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
    Amerihealth HMO
    Amerihealth PPO
    Direct POS
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Independence Blue Cross
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Keystone Health Plan East
    Keystone Health Plan East HMO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Carran has admitting privileges

Cooper University Hospital
One Cooper Plaza
Camden, NJ 08103
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