Dr. Melissa Wellons, MD

Dr. Melissa Wellons, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Melissa Wellons, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from Duke University in 2000 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

1215 21st Ave South MCE - South Tower, Suite 8210

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

(615) 343-8332

Insurance Accepted

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

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
more than 54% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
more than 33% of peers
Diabetes Type 1
more than 26% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

1  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

39  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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  • Duke University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Seen her for a second opinion and she took take to explain everything and actually sat down and asked if I had any questions and waited on me to think about it. Very rare I've had in my experience to see a provider actually wait for your response without waiting at the door or doing something else...Read More
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She lied in order to gain consent for testing. I told her my insurance wouldn’t pay for certain testing to be done and she then assured me she checked and everything was good to go. Long story short, she ran the tests I said no to and cost me hundreds of dollars. Despite having a witness present,...Read More
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