Dr. Melissa Leyva-Vega, MD

Dr. Melissa Leyva-Vega, MD

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Pediatric Gastroenterology  |  
Female  |  
43 y/o
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Dr. Melissa Leyva-Vega, MD is a pediatric gastroenterology doctor who practices in Hackensack, NJ. She is 43 years old and has been practicing for 14 years. Dr. Leyva-Vega is affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center.

Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology

155 Polifly Rd # 102

Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person.
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Dr. Leyva-Vega's Experience

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Dr. Leyva-Vega's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Megacolon
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pouchitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

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

  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Umdnj-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leyva-Vega has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leyva-Vega's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leyva-Vega to family and friends
4.2
based on 6 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Leyva-Vega's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Ridgefield, NJ |
Very kind considerate staff, we felt very welcome.
Westwood, NJ |
Very caring and thorough with visits. She does not rush and gives her full attention to you.
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Dr. Leyva-Vega accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Amerihealth
    Amerihealth HMO
    Amerihealth PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Leyva-Vega has admitting privileges

Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Ave
Hackensack, NJ 07601
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