Dr. Melissa Obmann, DO

General Surgery •  Female • Age 47
  
Dr. Obmann
Accepting new patients

Wilkes Barre

1000 E Mountain Dr Wilkes Barre, PA 18711

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Dr. Melissa Obmann, DO is a General Surgery Specialist in Wilkes Barre, PA and has over 19 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Obmann has more experience with Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Peripheral Vascular Procedures, and Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection than other specialists in her area. She graduated from Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicin--Erie medical school in 2001. She is affiliated with Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Obmann to book an appointment.


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      Dr.Obmann saved my life. I was brought to her by helicopter at 2:am with a ruptured aortic aneurysm I thought for sure I was going to die.She did an emergency operation,and I found out later that only 5 percent survive.Her I am 5 years later, THANK YOU DOCTOR OBMANN.
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      Dr. Melissa Obmann, DO is a General Surgery Specialist in Wilkes Barre, PA and has over 19 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Obmann has more experience with Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Peripheral Vascular Procedures, and Aortic Ane...Read more

      Specialties

      • General Surgery
      • Vascular Surgery

      Board Certifications

      Education

      2001
      Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicin--Erie
      Medical School

      Awards

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      (800) 275-6401

      Dr. Obmann accepts the following insurance:

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      Amerihealth
      Personal Choice PPO
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      Practice Areas

      Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

      Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) specialists diagnose and treat abnormal blood vessel connections between arteries and veins that result in damage or death of body tissue and nerve cells.Compare with other Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) specialists.

      Typically treats 83% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
      high
      high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Obmann performs Arteriovenous Fistula Repair more than 83% of their peers

      Dr. Obmann performs this procedure more than 83% of their peers

      Peripheral Vascular Procedures

      Peripheral vascular disorder is diagnosed through a variety of procedures, including angiogram, ankle-brachial index and Doppler ultrasound. Surgical treatments include bypass graft surgery, balloon angioplasty, and stent.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Procedures specialists.

      Typically treats 68% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      high
      high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Obmann performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 83% of their peers

      Dr. Obmann performs this procedure more than 83% of their peers

      Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
      high
      high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Obmann performs Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting more than 80% of their peers

      Dr. Obmann performs this procedure more than 80% of their peers

      Varicose Vein Procedure
      normal
      normal

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Obmann performs Varicose Vein Procedure more than 60% of their peers

      Dr. Obmann performs this procedure more than 60% of their peers

      Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

      Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

      Typically treats 79% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Aortic Aneurysm
      high
      high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Obmann treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 89% of their peers

      Dr. Obmann treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

      Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
      normal
      normal

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Obmann treats Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) more than 69% of their peers

      Dr. Obmann treats this condition more than 69% of their peers

      Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy

      Carotid artery disease specialists diagnose and treat blockages in the main blood vessels to the brain caused by build-up of plaque. One treatment option is carotid endartectomy, in which surgeons remove the clogged lining of the carotid arteries.Compare with other Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy specialists.

      Typically treats 67% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Carotid Artery Disease
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Obmann treats Carotid Artery Disease more than 92% of their peers

      Dr. Obmann treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

      Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
      normal
      normal

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Obmann performs Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft more than 42% of their peers

      Dr. Obmann performs this procedure more than 42% of their peers

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      Dr. Obmann's conditions and procedures:

      • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
      • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
      • Aneurysm
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Dissection
      • Aortic Ectasia
      • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
      • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
      • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
      • Atherosclerosis
      • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
      • Brachial Plexus Palsy
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
      • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Dialysis Access Procedures
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
      • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
      • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
      • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
      • Heart Disease
      • Heart Surgery
      • Lung Surgery
      • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
      • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
      • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
      • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Peripheral Artery Bypass
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
      • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
      • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
      • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
      • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
      • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Thrombosis
      • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
      • Varicose Vein Procedure
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
      • Vascular Surgical Procedure
      • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
      • Venous Compression
      • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Venous Insufficiency

      Locations

      Wilkes Barre

      Wilkes Barre1000 E Mountain Dr Wilkes Barre, PA 18711
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      Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

      Wilkes Barre, PA

      71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

      • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)