Dr. Melissa Richardson, DO

Dr. Melissa Richardson, DO

General Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 52
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Melissa Richardson, DO is a general surgery specialist in Lansing, MI and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1993 and specializes in general surgery.

1540 Lake Lansing Rd Ste 104

Lansing, MI 48912

Contact Information

(517) 913-4010

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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Lipomas
very high
more than 99% of peers
Umbilical Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Richardson does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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

  • Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Richardson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Richardson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richardson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richardson to family and friends
2.9
based on 15 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Richardson's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (2)

in Lansing, MI
Dr Richardson is a fine physician but sadly, her staff is abysmal. I cannot recommend this practice solely because of them.
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in Webberville
Didn't even make it in for a visit. Ruth at the front desk was not helpful at all. After telling me that I could not be seeing because I do not have a referral from a primary even though I have a PPO, she got very short with me and a attitude. I know this is not a review for Dr. Richardson but...more
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