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Dr. Stephen Melson, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Melson

Rutherford Internal Medicine

181 Daniel Rd Forest City, NC 28043

Accepting new patients

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(828) 286-9036


Dr. Stephen Melson, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Forest City, NC. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.


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Dr. Melson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Melson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Nausea
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Dr. Melson treats Nausea more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Melson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dysphagia
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Dr. Melson treats Dysphagia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Melson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Constipation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melson treats Constipation more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Melson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Melson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pinworm
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Stephen Melson, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Forest City, NC. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Winthrop University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
University Conn Health Science Center
Residency Hospital
University Conn Health Science Center
Internship Hospital
SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
Medical School

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69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average