Dr. Melvin Palalay, MD

Dr. Melvin Palalay, MD

Hematology  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. Melvin Palalay, MD is a hematology specialist in Honolulu, HI and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Creighton Univ Sch Of Med in 1991 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.

1329 Lusitana St Ste 307

Honolulu, HI 96813

Contact Information

(808) 524-6115

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Palalay'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.

3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

89  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Hawaii.

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

  • Creighton Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Cleveland Clinic Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Palalay has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Palalay's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palalay to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Palalay's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Palalay has been nothing but wonderful to my mother and family while going through her cancer. His demeanor is caring, friendly and he always smiling. Upon meeting him, I immediately felt comfortable having him on this journey. He's attentive informative and thorough. He takes time to listen...more
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I've been seeing Dr Palalay for a year now and I believe him to be very knowledgable in his field and he seems to keep up on the latest cancer treatments. He also seems to be a very caring and compassionate and has treated me with respect and dignity. He has returned the calls I've made to his...more
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