Dr. Melvyn Defrin, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
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Dr. Melvyn Defrin, MD
Dr. Melvyn Defrin, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Worcester, MA. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 42 years. Dr. Defrin is affiliated with UMass Memorial Medical Center.

67 Belmont St Ste 302

Worcester, MA 01605

Contact Information

(508) 752-1155

Dr. Melvyn Defrin, MD

Dr. Melvyn Defrin, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Dr. Defrin's Experience

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Dr. Defrin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
37

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Med College Wisc Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Med College Wisc Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Vit Ret Rsch Fdn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Defrin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Defrin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Defrin to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Defrin'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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Belmont, MA |
I started seeing Dr. Defrin last summer for a detached Retna. I was just telling someone the other day what a great experience I have had. He is so calm and always takes the time to explain what he is doing. He definitely is well liked and trusted my myself and my husband.
in Worcester, MA |
My experience has been nothing but positive and encouraging.. I am so pleased with the help that my husband and I have had from Dr, Defrin!
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Dr. Defrin accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Blue Care Elect PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UniCare
    UniCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Defrin has admitting privileges

UMass Memorial Medical Center
55 Lake Ave N
Worcester, MA 01655
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