Dr. Salomon Melgen, MD

Dr. Salomon Melgen, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Salomon Melgen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in West Palm Beach, FL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena (Unphu), Escuela De Medicina in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2521 Metrocentre Blvd

West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Eye Surgery
very high
more than 89% of peers
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
high
more than 79% of peers
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
normal
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Melgen'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

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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15  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 1/13/2016
    Amount or Range: $150,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: OSCEOLA COUNTY
    State: Florida
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

  • National University Of Pedro Henriquez Urena / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena (Unphu), Escuela De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Danbury Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Mo Kansas City School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Harvard/Mass Ee Infirm/Eye
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Melgen has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Melgen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Melgen's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Melgen to family and friends
152 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (152)

  • 5
    (131)
  • 4
    (9)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Melgen'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 (1)

I LOVED DR MELGEN WHEN I KNEW HIM 29 years AGO AND I STILL LOVE HIM !!!!!
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