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Dr. Melvin Saludes, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Saludes

Dr. Melvin Saludes, MD is a pulmonologist in Glen Dale, WV and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Perpetual Help College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in pulmonary disease and sleep medicine.


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(304) 843-5041

Dr. Saludes accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UPMC
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No malpractice claims found for West Virginia
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Dr. Saludes' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pneumonia
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Saludes treats Pneumonia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Saludes treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Saludes treats Pulmonary Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Saludes treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Saludes performs Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Saludes performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Saludes' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing
  • Whooping Cough

About Me

Biography

Dr. Melvin Saludes, MD is a pulmonologist in Glen Dale, WV and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Perpetual Help College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in pulmonary disease and sleep medicine.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

Allegheny Genl Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Ohio Valley Med Center
Residency Hospital
1992
Ohio Valley Med Center
Internship Hospital
1991
Perpetual Help College Of Medicine
Medical School
1994
1992
1991

Awards

Dr. Saludes' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Saludes

2.3

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(1)
1 Star
55.55555555555556%
(5)

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While I like Dr. Saludes, I find his staff very difficult to get along with. The PA was rude to me the last time I was there, and the lady in billing threatened me when I called about a bill. Supposedly Dr. Saludes read some tests when I was in the hospital in lung distress. He did not take the...Read More
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He comes across as brusque but decent- what I'd expect from a specialist. He does seem to listen closely to patient input. He has an NP (and I'll always respect an NP's opinion and suggestions, easily as good as an MD's) take care of less important and urgent cases- exactly as I'd expect.
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