Dr. Melissa Shipley, MD

Dr. Melissa Shipley, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 38
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Melissa Shipley, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Monroe, NC and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from Eastern Virginia Med School Of The Med College Of Hampton Roads Norfolk Va in 2005 and specializes in ophthalmology.

630 Comfort Ln Ste E

Monroe, NC 28112

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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more than 88% of peers
Paralytic Strabismus
more than 75% of peers
more than 60% of peers

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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated



  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • College Of William and Mary
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Eastern Virginia Med School Of The Med College Of Hampton Roads Norfolk Va
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Riverside Regional Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Med University Of South Carolina
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shipley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shipley's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shipley to family and friends
based on 14 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Shipley's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Monroe, NC
She couldn't explain anything about my child. Just us off to abother specialist who referred us to another specialist and then while waiting to see them wanted to see us in the meantime for what reason I don't know cause she wasnt providing answers to any questions or giving us any feedback about...more
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in Chicago, IL
She is a wonderful doctor & person. A doctor who cares deeply for her patients. She is an awesome surgeon - my eyesight is no longer doubled.
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in Monroe, NC
Dr. Shipley is very caring. She listens to the parent and to the child, which alot of dr.s just listen to parent. She has awsome connection to my daughter which makes the whole experience less stressfull for all included. And my daughter has a disability sothi gs can get REALLY stressfull. And...more
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Didnt seem to have our appt. in computer. After some whispering and a phone call it seems they worked it out. Then was hit with "you'll be here 2-3 hours today". Visit was for a 4-yr old. Was not told that on the phone when appt was made. 2 hours in, 4-yr old is about done. Waited 20 MORE min in...more
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in Matthews, NC
Dr. Shipley is excellent. She takes time with me and answers all my questions.
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