Dr. Neal Melby, MD

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Dr. Neal Melby, MD

General Surgery | Male

Westfields Hospital 535 Hospital Rd, New Richmond, WI 54017 Get Directions
(715) 246-2101

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Dr. Melby specializes in General Surgery and practices in New Richmond, WI. He practices at 1 location.

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    Dr. Melby accepts 13 insurance carriers

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    • American Enterprise Group
    • American Republic
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Group Health Cooperative
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • MultiPlan
    • Thrivent Financial
    • Ucare
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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Aneurysm
    • Appendicitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Burn Injuries
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Fracture
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia
    • Vulvar Cancer

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Lung Surgery
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • 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)
    • Thoracentesis
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Wound Repair

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      • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (7/20/2011)
      • Action Taken: License Restricted
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      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: Wisconsin
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      • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (10/18/2011)
      • Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: Wisconsin
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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Wisconsin Medical School

      Graduated in 1965

    • Internship Hospital
      McKennon Hospital

      Completed in 1966

    • Residency Hospital
      Gunderson Fdn Hospital

      Completed in 1982

      New Richmond Clin

      Completed in 1977

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Specializes in General Surgery
    • Board certified in General Surgery
    • Malpractice claims in Wisconsin not available
    • Sanctions found
    • Board actions found
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