Dr. Rolando Melendez, DPM

Dr. Rolando Melendez, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 34
Dr. Rolando Melendez, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Jackson Heights, NY and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 2010 and specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery, wound & burn care, and more.Read his story

9317 Roosevelt Ave Fl 1

Jackson Heights, NY 11372

Contact Information

(347) 696-4113

Insurance Accepted

  • 1199SEIU
  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • 36 More

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Top Care Areas

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Plantar Fasciitis
more than 68% of peers
Foot Sprain
more than 12% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Melendez's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Melendez "Dr. Melendez was inspired to become a podiatrist because of a love of science, as well as a deep desire to connect with other people and to help them. Dr. Melendez completed his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Microbiology degree at the University Puerto Rico at Mayaguez. He then went on to complete his podiatric medicine and surgery degree at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. He was accepted into a residency position at Millcreek Community Hospital in Erie, Pennsylvanian where he was extensively trained in all aspect of foot and ankle medicine and surgery. He also completed a Masters in Medical Education degree at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine concurrently with his residency training. Dr. Melendez has participated as a medical volunteer in Latin American medical missions. Dr. Melendez has comprehensive knowledge and training in all aspects of both pediatric and adult lower extremity conditions. His specialty is reconstructive and trauma surgery of the foot and ankle, and diabetic limb salvage. Thanks to an invisible stitch technique, there are minimal scars after surgery. He currently holds staff appointments at New York Presbyterian Queens Hospital, Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Wyckoff Heights Hospital, and Gramercy Surgery Center-Queens. Dr. Melendez is a native Spanish speaker. He loves to engage with his patients, and to form lasting relationships. He believes in clear and honest communication, as well as mutual respect. Dr. Melendez is is currently accepting new patients at all our office locations."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Melendez "We analyze your needs carefully"

9  Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthotics
  • Other
  • Pediatric Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine
  • Wound & Burn Care

1  Board Certifications

  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine

84  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Contracture
  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Amputated Toe
  • Ankle Clonus
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Brachydactyly - Absence of Distal Phalanges
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Callosities, Hereditary Painful
  • Callus
  • Claudication
  • Claw Toe
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Double Nails on the Fifth Toe
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Infections
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gangrenous Disorder
  • Gas Gangrene
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Industrial Injury
  • Infections
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Injuries
  • Keratosis Palmaris Et Plantaris - Clinodactyly
  • Melanoma
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Metatarsus Adductus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Onychonychia - Hypoplastic Distal Phalanges
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Porokeratosis Punctata Palmaris Et Plantaris
  • Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Synostosis of Talus and Calcaneus - Short Stature
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Toe Fractures
  • Toe Injuries
  • Toe Sprain
  • Toe Syndactyly, Telecanthus - Anogenital and Renal Malformations
  • Toe Wounds
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Varicose Veins
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81  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Amputation
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Ankle–Brachial Index Test
  • Arthritic Joint Fusion
  • Arthritic Rehabilitation
  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery Reconstruction
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bunionette Correction
  • Calcaneal Osteotomy
  • Corrective Foot Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diabetic Limb Salvage
  • Diabetic Wound Care
  • Digital Nerve Block
  • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Ingrown Toenail Removal
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Injection of Tendon
  • K-Wire Fixation
  • Laser Nail Treatment
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Metatarsal Osteotomy
  • Nail Avulsion
  • Nail Care
  • Nail Surgery
  • Neurolytic Nerve Block
  • Neurovascular Surgical Services
  • Non-Surgical Arthritis Treatment
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Ankle Fracture
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Metatarsal Fracture
  • Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
  • Osteotomy
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Permanent Nail Removal
  • Posterior Heel Spur Surgery
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Reconstruction
  • Reconstructive Foot Surgery
  • Repair of Amputated Digit
  • Rheumatologic and Osteoarthritis Reconstruction
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Arthoscopy
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Sports Rehabilitation
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Toenail Removal
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
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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 Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Millcreek Community Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Millcreek Community Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Master in Medical Education
    Other Education | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Melendez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kashmiri
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Melendez's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 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

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Melendez Says:

Thank you for your opinion I hope I can continue serving you and your family


Patient Comments (1)

He was very attentive and took his time to listen to my concerns. HIs staff is very friendly and helpful !
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