Dr. Melvin Schursky Jr, MD

Dr. Melvin Schursky Jr, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. Melvin Schursky Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Gloucester, VA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Temple Univ Sch Of Med in 2003 and specializes in general surgery.

7554 Hospital Dr Ste 303

Gloucester, VA 23061

Contact Information

(804) 693-3400

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

64  Conditions Treated

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56  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Temple Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Morristown Memorial Hospital/Mount Sinai School Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Morristown Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Childrens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schursky Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schursky Jr's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schursky Jr to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Schursky Jr'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

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Shursky repaired my umbilical hernia a couple of weeks ago. He threw in the oil change and detailing free. Amazing! More seriously. Shursky is a good surgeon and his team at Walter Reed in Gloucester is first rate. It's not quite painless dentistry, but whatever he did in there he did well. ...more
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