Dr. Robert Melendez, MD

Dr. Robert Melendez, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Robert Melendez, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Rio Rancho, NM and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of New Mexico School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1740 Grande Blvd SE

Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Contact Information

(505) 892-3434

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Davis Vision
  • March Vision Care
  • Medicaid
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinoschisis
normal
more than 84% of peers
Excision of Chalazion
normal
more than 83% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
normal
more than 76% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

69  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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8  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 New Mexico / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of New Mexico School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of New Mexico / Main Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of New Mexico Anderson School Of Management
    Other Education | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Melendez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Melendez's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Melendez to family and friends
22 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Melendez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Melendez is compassionate and listens to everything being said to him. I have never felt rushed out of his office and he takes as long as I need to get my questions answered. He explains things to me and I understand what he is saying. I have scheduled cataract surgery for both eyes in the...more
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Thank you Dr. Melendez! Everything went so well from start to finish. The results were amazing.
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I had cataract surgery on both eyes on the same day. Am very pleased with the results. Dr. Melendez was great. Would highly recommend him.
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