Dr. Melynda Barnes, MD

Dr. Melynda Barnes, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 35
Dr. Melynda Barnes, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of Ny Univ in 2007 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and facial plastic surgery.Read her story

261 5th Ave Rm 901

New York, NY 10016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Facial Fracture
more than 51% of peers
Enlarged Turbinates
more than 51% of peers
Deviated Septum
more than 43% of peers

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Dr. Barnes' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Barnes "Melynda Barnes, MD earned her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and went on to receive her medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 2008 where she was a Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellow. She completed her residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Stanford University Hospital and Clinics in Stanford, CA and her fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon. She then joined the faculty at Yale University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Surgery-Otolaryngology and practiced there before joining ENT and Allergy Associates. Dr. Barnes' practice focuses on aesthetic/ cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery of the face, head and neck. She also focuses on surgical correction of nasal airway obstruction secondary to caudal septal deviation and internal nasal valve collapse. She also offers a variety of non-surgical facial rejuvenation procedures including neuromodulators and facial fillers for the treatment of facial rhytids. Dr. Barnes' clinical interests include facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, rhinoplasty (nose reshaping), eyelid lift, facelift, eyebrow lift, facial fillers, wrinkle treatment, ear pinning (otoplasty), skin cancer reconstruction, facial trauma, deviated septum repair, and reconstruction after cutaneous trauma such as split earlobes and facial lacerations."
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2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Facial Plastic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Barnes does not have any board certifications listed.

26  Conditions Treated

9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of Ny Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 2007

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Barnes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barnes to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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Dr. Barnes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Barnes took the time to listen to my complaints, ask related questions and do a complete exam. I felt a level of respect and caring that is often missing in today's rushed world.
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