Dr. Melissa Terchek, MD

Dr. Melissa Terchek, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Melissa Terchek, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Murrells Inlet, SC and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from St George's University and specializes in rheumatology.

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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Dr. Terchek's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Terchek treats Fibromyalgia more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Terchek treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Terchek treats Arthritis more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Terchek treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Terchek treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Terchek treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Terchek's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Felty's Syndrome
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Goodpasture's Disease
Gout
Hand Conditions
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Marfan Syndrome
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
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
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Melissa Terchek, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Murrells Inlet, SC and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from St George's University and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Terchek's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Terchek

3.1

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
44.11764705882353%
(15)
4 Stars
8.823529411764707%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(2)
1 Star
41.1764705882353%
(14)

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Average Wait Time
  • 31 – 45 minutes
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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...Read More
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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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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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