Dr. Richard Melzer, MD

Dr. Richard Melzer, MD

Urology  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Richard Melzer, MD is an urology specialist in Billings, MT and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Colorado At Denver in 1980 and specializes in urology.

801 N 29th St

Billings, MT 59101

Contact Information

(406) 238-2500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Melzer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Melzer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

49  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Peyronie's Disease Injection Therapy
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vasectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Montana.

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 Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Utah
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Of Utah
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Melzer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Melzer's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Melzer to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Melzer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I was misdiagnosed by Dr. Melzer. A simple blood test for tumor markers would have shown I had cancer, along with other obvious signs. He chose to give me antibiotics for two weeks while a virulent form of cancer got a foot hold in my body. Three months of conventional chemo, four months in a bone...more
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