Dr. Melissa Covington, MD

Pain Medicine •  Female • Age 45
  
Dr. Covington
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Anesthesiology - Main Campus

111 Colchester Ave Fl 2 Burlington, VT 05401

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(802) 847-0000

Dr. Melissa Covington, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Burlington, VT. She graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry and specializes in pain medicine.


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Dr. Covington accepts the following insurance:

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Vermont
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.

Typically treats 77% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Covington treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Covington treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Covington treats Spondylosis more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Covington treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Covington treats Degenerative Disc Disease more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Covington treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Pain Management

Pain management specialists diagnose and treat pain and pain-related conditions through procedures including medication, electrical stimulation, physical therapy, and alternative therapies such as acupuncture.

Typically treats 67% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 13 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Steroid Injection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Covington performs Steroid Injection more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Covington performs this procedure more than 94% of their peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Covington treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Covington treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Covington performs Epidural Block, Facet Blocks more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Covington performs this procedure more than 83% of their peers

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Dr. Covington's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Covington treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Covington treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Covington treats Spondylosis more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Covington treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Steroid Injection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Covington performs Steroid Injection more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Covington performs this procedure more than 94% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection

Dr. Covington's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Melissa Covington, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Burlington, VT. She graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry and specializes in pain medicine.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency Hospital
Lds Hospital
Internship Hospital
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Anesthesiology - Main Campus

Burlington Office111 Colchester Ave Fl 2 Burlington, VT 05401
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University Of Vermont Medical Center

Burlington, VT

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)