Dr. R Christine Melton, MD

Dr. R Christine Melton, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 65
Dr. R Christine Melton, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 37 years. She graduated from University Of British Columbia Faculty Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in ophthalmology.

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
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Melton does not have any board certifications listed.

38  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.


  • 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

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Melton's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Melton'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 (1)

A compassionate and caring doctor who makes well considered and excellent decisions about treatment
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