Dr. Melissa Simon, MD

Dr. Melissa Simon, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
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Dr. Melissa Simon, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 2009 and specializes in ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology.

1 Hoppin St Ste 202

Providence, RI 02903

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Extraocular Muscle Surgery
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more than 14% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

14  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Strabismus
  • Benign Tumor
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Genetic Eye Disorders
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Refractive Error
  • Thyroid Eye Disease

4  Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Nasal Lacrimal Duct Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Rhode Island.

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

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Rutgers Med Sch-Umdnj
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Casey Eye Inst-Oreg Hlth Scis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Simon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simon's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simon to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Simon'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

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

she was very patient with my grandson and took her time. easy to book appointments with. And did not wait long. her team operates like a well oiled machine.
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She is amazing! No other optometrist could look at my son's eyes because of how difficult he is since he sees a ton of docs for his medical condition. She's very sweet and understanding with him and knowledgeable about any questions or concerns I have.
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