Dr. Melissa Terchek, MD

Dr. Melissa Terchek, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 47
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Melissa Terchek, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Murrells Inlet, SC. She is 47 years old.

4835 Highway 17

Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

Contact Information

(843) 357-1021

Insurance Accepted

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

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  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Dr. Terchek does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis


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  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • St George's University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Ny Hospital Queens
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Med College Of Ga
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Terchek's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Terchek to family and friends
based on 33 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

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Dr. Terchek's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in Myrtle Beach, SC |
Dr Melissa Terchek is a Wonderful, Caring, Compassionate Doctor, who will spend all the time in the world with you if you need it! I have sat in the waiting room and listened to people complain about the time - I in turn put my two cents in stating that, yes you might have a long wait, but when she...more
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Conway, SC |
Plan to wait at least 3 to 4 hours before being called to exam room at the Myrtle Beach office. Then wait again for Dr Terchek to come to the room, ridiculous! Time to find another doctor
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in Myrtle Beach, SC |
If I could give her a -0 I would. Have been to her many times with a wait time of NO LESS than three house and have waited over four hours to see her. She's the absolute most unprofessional Dr I've ever seen. Never have had a phone call returned from this office and went MONTHS without...more
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N Myrtle Beach, SC |
Today I had an appt with her at 11:30 am and finally saw her at 2:10 pm. The first thing she said after looking at the routing sheet on my chart was - "This is not my routing sheet. Where is mine?" How was I to know that??? I told her I was VERY unhappy with today's wait, it is totally...more
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Myrtle Beach, SC |
Dr. Terchek had disability paperwork to complete for my yearly review. After 5 weeks she has not completed it. She has problems refilling medications took 3 weeks. Her affect is one of giggly and complaining. She makes her problems your problems. She does not pay attention to concerns nor do her...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Terchek accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Conway Medical Center
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