Dr. R Christine Melton, MD

Dr. R Christine Melton, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 65
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. R Christine Melton, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New York, NY. She is 65 years old and has been practicing for 40 years.

247 3rd Ave Rm 202

New York, NY 10010

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
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • 3 More

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Retinal Dystrophy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Melton does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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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.

Education

  • University Of British Columbia Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Melton has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Melton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Melton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Melton to family and friends
4.6
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Melton's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Hoboken, NJ |
A compassionate and caring doctor who makes well considered and excellent decisions about treatment
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Dr. Melton accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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