Dr. Peter Mellema, MD

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Dr. Peter Mellema, MD
Dr. Peter Mellema, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Duluth, MN. He is 40 years old and has been practicing for 13 years.

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    Dr. Mellema's Care Philosophy

    As a physician, I have the privilege of caring for patients and their families and making a healthy difference in people's lives.

    Dr. Mellema's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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    •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
    •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
    •  Malpractice claims in Minnesota not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Anisocoria
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypertensive Eye
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Color Blindness
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Entropion
    • Esotropia
    • Exotropia
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Graves' Disease
    • Headache
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Hypertropia
    • Hyphema
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Mechanical Strabismus
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Paralytic Strabismus
    • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pterygium
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Ischemia
    • Retinal Telangiectasia
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinoschisis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Strabismus
    • Tear Duct Disorders
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Trichiasis
    • Ulcer
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
    • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Education

    • Medical School
      UNIV OF MN MED SCH

      Graduated in 2004

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology
    • Ophthalmic Surgery
    • Optometry

    Procedures Performed

    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Blepharorrhaphy
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
    • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
    • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
    • Repair of Eye Laceration
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery