Dr. Michael Melgar, MD

Dr. Michael Melgar, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Michael Melgar, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Great Neck, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1987 and specializes in internal medicine.

488 Great Neck Rd Ste 300

Great Neck, NY 11021

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • 5 More

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Dr. Melgar's Experience

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

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

85  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • North Shore University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • North Shore University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Melgar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Melgar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Melgar to family and friends
19 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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  • 1

Dr. Melgar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

This doctor seems like a perfectly nice guy but he’s not a great doctor. I went to him because I was really sick with a persistent cough. He was dismissive and told me it was viral and I should take otc products. A day later I was diagnosed with pneumonia by a walk in clinic. Either he missed...more
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Strengths: Short waiting time, fast and efficient. Gets the job done. Weaknesses: Overworked and can get impatient if any lab/procedure/document requests is needed. Cannot blame him since most primary care physicians are overworked, but he openly shows his frustration and makes errors when he...more
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He almost killed my husband with mis diagnosis . He had sepsis that travelled o his heart and almost died on the table. 2 month stay in the hospital and not even a phone call Run do not walk away from this uncaring irresponsible dr. First med did a better diagnosis. should lose his license
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This review is unfortunate but also inaccurate. While patient privacy restrictions constrain me from discussing the details here, the author of this review was not present during any of the interactions we had with her husband and therefor is not aware of what I discussed or advised. I am sorry that this wife feels her husband's experience was not a good one. We always strive to provide the best care possible but at the same time this review does not accurately reflect the facts of the case.

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I have been a patient of Dr. Melgar for years. I like, respect and trust him. Problem is his snotty staff. in 2015 I called for an appointment was told not taking my insurance until March 16. Asked what I was to do. Girl said call another doctor. Called againtoday 3/30/16. Asked if doctor was...more
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Mr Prager was long time patient of ours in private practice. When we moved around the corner to join NYU he was unhappy with the front desk experience. I spoke to him personally about his complaints. We take patient input seriously and have made changes in response to these comments. As a result of these changes we now often receive a great deal of unsolicited positive feedback from patients about our office staff but continue to take suggestions from patients to improve our service.

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I have been seeing Dr. Melgar for about 10 years and I wouldn't ever consider going to another doctor. He is so thorough and really takes the time to explain EVERYTHING to you, from the cause of your symptoms down to the medication he is prescribing you. He really wants you to have an...more
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