Dr. Melvin Gerald, MD

Dr. Melvin Gerald, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
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Age 75
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Dr. Melvin Gerald, MD is a family medicine specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 1970 and specializes in family medicine.

1160 Varnum St NE Ste 117

Washington, DC 20017

Contact Information

(202) 832-7007

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Gerald's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Gerald does not have any board certifications listed.

286  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Counseling
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for District of Columbia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Non-Disciplinary Action (2/26/2014)
    Action Taken: Letter of Concern
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: North Carolina

Education

  • Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Freedmens/howard University Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Freedmens/howard University Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Gerald has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Gerald has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gerald's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gerald to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Gerald's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have been to Glen Arden & Varnum St. HATED both. The nurse practitioner in Glen Arden thought it 'funny' I tumbled down the stairs on my butt & refused me any pain meds even though I was in. extreme misery.Visit 2 DC office Dr. Marshall barely looked me, eye to eye, never removed stethoscope but...more
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I would tell everyone to check with their insurance company pertaining to office visits, co-payments, etc. I paid them $25.00 (co-payments)for annual visits in 2012, 2013, and 2014. In 2015, I found out I was not suppose to pay co-payments for annual visits. I have been trying since November 2015...more
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