Dr. Robert Melendez, MD

Dr. Robert Melendez, MD

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

5757 Harper Dr NE

Albuquerque, NM 87109

Contact Information

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

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

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • 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

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Melendez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Melendez to family and friends
21 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Melendez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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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