Dr. Salomon Melgen, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(152)
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Dr. Salomon Melgen, MD
Dr. Salomon Melgen, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in West Palm Beach, FL. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 39 years. Dr. Melgen is affiliated with St. Mary's Medical Center.

2521 Metrocentre Blvd

West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Contact Information
Dr. Salomon Melgen, MD

Dr. Salomon Melgen, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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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

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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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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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
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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Melgen to family and friends
4.7
based on 152 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Melgen accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    MHNet - Behavioral Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Neighborhood Health Partnership
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Melgen has admitting privileges

St. Mary's Medical Center
901 45th St
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
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