Dr. Melissa Neuwelt, MD

Dr. Melissa Neuwelt, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 38
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Melissa Neuwelt, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Allentown, PA and has been practicing for 6 years. She graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5239 Hamilton Blvd

Allentown, PA 18106

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Neuwelt performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
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more than 76% of peers
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
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more than 69% of peers
Glaucoma
normal
more than 65% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Neuwelt "Dr. Neuwelt is dedicated to providing the highest quality care with use of the latest imaging technology and treatment options. She performs detailed evaluations and communicates clearly with patients. She is committed to improving vision and quality of life through her practice."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Injection Therapy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pneumatic Retinopexy
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Alameda County Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • WILLS EYE INSTITUTE AT JEFFERSON
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Associated Retinal Consultants at Beaumont Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Neuwelt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Neuwelt to family and friends
5.0
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Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Neuwelt's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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