Dr. Simon Melnick, DO

Osteopathic Manipulative TherapyMaleAge 57

Dr. Melnick
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

SSTAR Family Healthcare Center

400 STANLEY ST Fall River, MA 02720

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(508) 675-1054

Dr. Simon Melnick, DO is a Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy Specialist in Fall River, MA. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Melnick to book an appointment.


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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Melnick's conditions and procedures:

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Confusion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dystonia
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

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(508) 675-1054

Dr. Melnick accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Dr. Melnick's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Melnick

3.9

Based on 11 ratings

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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (7)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (7)
  • Explained conditions well (7)
What could be improved
  • Didn't explain conditions well (3)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (3)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (3)
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Dr. Melnick, treated me and members of my family more than once. Each time it was a good experience. He typically spends time needed for making well-informed diagnosis and/or proper procedure, while I've never felt rushed. In many cases second visit wasn't required. Dr. Melnick is polite and straight-forward with his patients. I've recommended Dr. Melnick to many people and I would highly recommend him here to anyone reading this.
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Leo Sheftelevich – Jun 25, 2020
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My experience with Dr. Melnick was a life changing experience. It's a perfect experience. It's how every doctor visit should be for anyone. He will tell you everything that's going on with you. Where other doctors will say nothing and won't care for evaluating you completely. I believe from the greatness of his heart that he cares for his patients and gives them a thorough, precise and professional description of what's really going on. Answers all questions. The best doc ever!
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KS – Jun 24, 2020
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I worked with Dr Melnick for 16 yrs, he is a great diagnostic doctor. Dr Melnick, has many specialties, and is professional at all times. I don’t know why there are a couple of one star reviews, but maybe they were looking for something they didn’t need. Dr Melnick is my family doctor and my daughter also goes to him. He has years of experience and you are in good hands with him. I recommend him highly.
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D Fogarty – Jun 18, 2020
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Dr. Melnick is unprofessional, rude, careless. He didn’t even listen to the main reasons why I was at the UC. I started off telling him how I had the flu but am over it now and then he interrupted me. He gave me an unneccesary flu swab, but no CXR to r/o pneumonia for my sharp chest pain & breathing trouble. He did not even listen to my heart. He raised his voice and told me I wasted his time and cost of materials for my flu check. He prescribed me an abx & poss serious ADR to another med I take
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MA – Dec 24, 2018
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Dr melnik kicked me out of his office after I asked him why he said and i quote, " i don't have time to look at your medical history". I was in search of a new primary Dr strictly because my childhood dr stopped accepting my medical insurance. I am an extremely depressed person with high anxiety .i left this office crying and in pain and 10 times worse off mentally than when i walked in. if anything will trigger a mentality ill person that type of treatment will
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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rbtruth in warwick, RI – Jul 24, 2018
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He insisted I take a medication that made me very ill. I ended in the ER twice and the doctors told me to stop the medication and find another PCP. Even my surgeon told me the same thing. I found that Melnick lied to the ER about my medical history when he hadn't even consulted with my doctors where I lived prior to moving to RI. He insisted he knew what he was doing because he managed his own pain, something a doctor should never do. I would never recommend him to anyone.
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  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Apr 03, 2018
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Doctor Melnik always takes time with his patients. He is very easy to talk to and informative amazing at diagnostic!. Dr Melnik truly treats every patient as if they were his own family. He is visiting his patients in a hospitals after procedures.
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Anna Golub in providence – Jan 12, 2018
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February 12, 2016 Simon Melnick D.O. South County Trail East Greenwich, Rhode Island Dear Doctor Melnick: All too often, the Doctor, Patient relationship is strained because of the Doctors inability to get across the answers, mainly because of the lack of questions the Patient will ask. They walk away from the office visit, feeling just like another num
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Bob Brown in Woonsocket, RI – Feb 13, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Simon Melnick, DO is a Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy Specialist in Fall River, MA. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts...Read more

Specialties

  • Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy
  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Languages

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Simon Melnick, DO offer telehealth services?

Dr. Melnick has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Simon Melnick, DO accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Simon Melnick, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. Melnick frequently treats Alzheimer's Disease, Arthritis, and Brachial Plexus Palsy. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Melnick treats.

Where is Dr. Simon Melnick, DO's office located?

Dr. Melnick's office is located at 400 STANLEY ST, Fall River, MA 02720. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Simon Melnick, DO speak?

Dr. Melnick speaks Russian, Spanish, and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Practice

SSTAR Family Healthcare Center400 STANLEY ST Fall River, MA 02720
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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