Dr. Melissa Watcher, MD

Dr. Melissa Watcher, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 59
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Melissa Watcher, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Newport Beach, CA. She is 59 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

20162 SW Birch St Ste 250

Newport Beach, CA 92660

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dermatitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hair Loss
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
32

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Calif Irvine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Watcher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Watcher's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watcher to family and friends
4.0
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Watcher's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Orange, CA |
The visit was extremely long with very limited time with the provider. Dr. Watcher was visiting multiple patients; she would come in and go out of the room for long periods of time. The provider's recommendations were not helpful. I would not return.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Watcher accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Watcher has admitting privileges

Saint Joseph Hospital
1100 W Stewart Dr
Orange, CA 92868
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