Dr. Melissa Najarian, MD

Dr. Melissa Najarian, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
47 y/o
(9)

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Dr. Melissa Najarian, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Duluth, MN and has been practicing for 13 years. She specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic 3rd Street Building

400 E 3rd St

Duluth, MN 55805
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Insurance Accepted

  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • MultiPlan
  • Ucare
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Najarian's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Najarian treats Anal Disorders more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Najarian treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Najarian performs Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Najarian performs this procedure more than 95% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hemorrhoidectomy
Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Najarian treats Abdominal Disorders more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Najarian treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Najarian's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Cancer
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a physician, I have the privilege of caring for patients and their families and sharing in Essentia Health's mission of making a healthy difference in people's lives.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 2005
    Nrthwst Colon Rectal Clin
    Fellowship Hospital
    2005
  • 2004
    Gundersen Lutheran Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    2004
  • 1999
    University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School
    1999

Languages

  • American Sign Language
  • English

Awards

Dr. Najarian's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Najarian

3.9

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
22.22222222222222%
(2)

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Locations

Essentia Health-Ely Clinic

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(218) 248-7674
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

American Enterprise Group
American Republic
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
HealthPartners
HealthSmart
Humana
Medica
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test
PHCS Network PPO
Ucare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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