Dr. Melissa Hu, MD

Dr. Melissa Hu, MD

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 37
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Dr. Melissa Hu, MD is a facial plastic & reconstructive surgery doctor who practices in Houston, TX. She is 37 years old and has been practicing for 9 years. Read her story

18100 Saint John Dr Ste 240

Houston, TX 77058

Contact Information

(832) 720-5477

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Ear Disorders
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Acute Tonsillitis
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more than 82% of peers
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
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more than 76% of peers

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Dr. Hu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hu "Dr. Hu is double board certified in facial plastics & reconstructive surgery and otolaryngology, head & neck surgery. She has extensive training in treating skin cancer defects of the face and neck, reconstructive and cosmetic nasal surgery and facial rejuvenation surgery. Dr. Hu's expertise is in rhinoplasty - primary and revision, eye rejuvenation, facelifts, fillers and ethnic cosmetic surgery. Dr. Hu is a native to the Houston area. She attended Cornell University for undergraduate studies and graduated cum laude as a College Scholar majoring in cultural anthropology and biochemistry. She completed medical school at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio and graduated Alpha Omega Alpha in the top 10 percent of her class. During her residency and fellowship training at Louisiana State University Health – Shreveport, she authored several articles in Laryngoscope and American Journal of Otolaryngology. She has been awarded the resident research award by the highly esteemed Triologic Society as well as the fellowship research award by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgery. She has authored and co-authored a number of articles on stem cell research and skin flaps. Dr. Hu is also co-author of a chapter in Ethnic Considerations in Facial Plastic Surgery."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hu "I strive to provide my patients a comprehensive and complete approach to facial rejuvenation, emphasizing maintenance with skin care and targeted treatment with procedures and surgeries.  I evaluate each patient from the surface of the skin to the bony structures of the face, and aim to enhance one's natural beauty. I approach each patient with a unique and honest plan tailored to their needs."
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Specialties

  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Otorhinolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lip Cancer
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brow Lift
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Chin Implant
  • Dermal Filler
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mohs Defect Reconstruction Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Neck Lift
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Plastic Surgery, Facial
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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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

  • Cornell University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hu accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Hu has admitting privileges

Houston Methodist St. John Hospital
18300 Saint John Dr
Houston, TX 77058
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