Dr. Melissa Kress, DO

Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)  |  
Female  |  
Age 49
(2)
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Dr. Melissa Kress, DO
Dr. Melissa Kress, DO is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) doctor who practices in Temple, TX. She is 49 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. Kress is affiliated with Scott and White Memorial Hospital.

Scott and white mental health clinic

2401 S 31ST ST

Temple, TX 76508

Contact Information

(245) 724-2260

Dr. Melissa Kress, DO

Dr. Melissa Kress, DO

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Scott & White Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Care Philosophy

Dedicated to the care of all children.
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Dr. Kress' Experience

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Dr. Kress' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Board certified in Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
1

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Epiglottitis
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Impacted Shoulders
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngomalacia
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lymphadomopathy
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Neck Mass
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Duct Stones
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stridor
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Airway Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tracheostomy
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • 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

  • Chestnut Hill College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • St John Oakland Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • St John Oakland Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Ut School Of Public Health
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Docs,
  • Best Doctors,
  • Top Physicians,
Media & Publications

Dr. Kress has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kress' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kress to family and friends
3.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Kress' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Temple, TX |
She was cleaning my sons ears to see inside them and left the tool hanging from his ear and stepped away to get another .When my husband started asking her questions to why she thinks our son needed his adenoids and tubes put into both ears ,she seemed annoyed and in a hurry ,eventually got an attitude rolling her eyes at him . She doesn't care about your child ,she cares more about the money coming in than anything . I guess it's a trend with SW drs not caring
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Dr. Kress accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Scott & White Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Kress has admitting privileges

Scott and White Memorial Hospital
2401 31st Street
Temple, TX 76508
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