Dr. Melissa Schiff, MD

Dr. Melissa Schiff, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Melissa Schiff, MD is a nephrology specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 35 years. She graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in nephrology.

335 Mount Vernon Ave

Rochester, NY 14620

Contact Information

(585) 341-6892

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Schiff's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

41  Conditions Treated


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3  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Upstate Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schiff has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schiff's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schiff to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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  • 1

Dr. Schiff's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

The most caring, attentive, encouraging and thoughtful physician I have ever met. I would strongly recommend her to anyone needing such care. This is the first time I ever had a physician cancel an appt because of bad weather- rather I was refused to be seen by another doctor when I drove through...more
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