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Dr. Melissa Garrett, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Female · Age 45

Dr. Garrett

Dr. Melissa Garrett, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from University Of Virginia School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(919) 684-1817

Dr. Garrett accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Garrett's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diverticulosis, Intestinal
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garrett treats Diverticulosis, Intestinal more than 79% of her peers

Dr. Garrett treats this condition more than 79% of her peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garrett treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 71% of her peers

Dr. Garrett treats this condition more than 71% of her peers

Intestinal Obstruction
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garrett treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 64% of her peers

Dr. Garrett treats this condition more than 64% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus

Dr. Garrett's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

Im a general gastroenterologist who sees patients with inflammatory bowel disease anemia reflux and women with pelvic floor disorders. I treat conditions that people often dont like to talk about even though they are real problems. I spend a lot of m...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

2007
Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2000
University Of Virginia School Of Medicine
Medical School
2007
2003
2000

Awards

Dr. Garrett's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Garrett

3.3

Based on 7 reviews

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1 Star
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Horrible experience. Called during an acute illness and never heard back. However, I saw her two days prior and she told me if things didn't improve to call back. Stopped responding to messages on portals. Did not even listen or feel abdomen. Talked down to me about medications despite knowing I...Read More
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