Dr. Melissa Wise, MD

Dr. Melissa Wise, MD

Dermatology  |  

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Dr. Melissa Wise, MD is a dermatologist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med in 2005 and specializes in dermatology.Read her story

Forefront Dermatology - Louisville

159 S English Station Rd

Louisville, KY 40245
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Wise performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 98% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
very high
more than 87% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
very high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Wise's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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Dr. Wise's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wise "Dr. Wise is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the skin, hair and nails. Her professional areas of interest include skin cancer detection and treatment, treatment for acne, eczema, rosacea, psoriasis and warts, and complex medical dermatology including allergy/patch testing, and skin rejuvenation. As a provider, Dr. Wise focuses on listening to her patients and educating them about their diagnoses and treatment plans. "


  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated


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  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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.


  • Morehead State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Geisinger Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wise has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • Greater Louisville Medical Society, Member
  • Kentucky Dermatologic Association, Member
  • Kentucky Medical Association, Member

Dr. Wise's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wise to family and friends
based on 52 total reviews (28 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (52)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Wise's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (28)

in Louisville
Dr. wise was kind and courteous. Did body scan quickly, she never went back to a questionable area on my leg, said maybe I had my elbow on my leg. Paid for the visit in advance. Six months later I received another bill saying she did more than a body skin and then I had to pay it Not happy at all...more
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Dr. Wise and staff are so welcoming and helpful. Dr. Wise spent time with me and answered all questions regarding my medical concerns. She welcomed me make a return appointment and worked me into her tight schedule to accommodate my needs. I will definitely return and appreciate the kindness and...more
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in louisville ky.
She is number one . very good at her work.
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in Lou, KY
Dr Wise and her staff have been awesome! My daughter has been on Accutane and they have been so helpful with the entire process. I would definitely recommend them!
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in Sellersburg, IN
Dr. Wise was very professional and on time. She was very informative and courteous. She did not rush you. I would highly recommend her to anyone!
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