Dr. Melissa McNamara, MD

Dr. Melissa McNamara, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Melissa McNamara, MD is a rheumatology specialist in San Ramon, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from University Of Florida in 2000 and specializes in rheumatology, diagnostic ultrasound imaging, and more.

2301 Camino Ramon Ste 286

San Ramon, CA 94583

Contact Information

(925) 242-1111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint
  • Worker's Compensation

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. McNamara's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dr. McNamara's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Arthrocentesis
Autoimmune Diseases
Biological Therapy
Bone Density Scan
Bone Disorders
Bursa Injection
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Fibromyalgia
Gout
Hand Conditions
Infusion Therapy
Injection of Tendon
Injection Therapy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
IV Therapy
Joint Drainage
Joint Injection
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Block
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Psoriatic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Soft Tissue Injections
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Trigger Point Injection
Ultrasound
Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
Ultrasound-Guided Injection
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
X-Ray

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am an integrative physician who specializes in the traditional treatment strategies and also incorporates alterative therapies as a part of the overall healing strategy. I am certified in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound which is an effective tool for following disease progression and performing guided joint injections.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging
  • Integrative Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 2007
    University Of California, Los Angeles. (UCLA)
    Fellowship Hospital
    2007
  • 2005
    Kaiser Permanente Med Grp
    Residency Hospital
    2005
  • 2001
    Kaiser Oakland Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital
    2001
  • 2000
    University Of Florida
    Medical School
    2000
  • 1996
    Univeristy Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School
    1996

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I highly recommend Dr. McNamara as a rheumatologist! I traveled from Oklahoma to California after hearing her on a podcast. My local rheumatologist was wanting to put me on additional ra drugs for some pain I was having in my knees and feet. Once I saw Dr. McNamara she looked at my joints with...Read More
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Dr. McNamara super exceeds in the delivery of health care to her patients. She is different than most providers in that she gets to the root of the problem rather than masking it. She is truly a functional physician even though she is not listed as one. She is caring, empathetic and a good...Read More
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net of California
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Medicare
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MultiPlan
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WellPoint
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