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Dr. Susan Melvin, DO

Geriatric Medicine ·  Female

Dr. Melvin

Dr. Susan Melvin, DO is a geriatric medicine specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific in 1984 and specializes in geriatric medicine.


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(562) 933-0050

Dr. Melvin accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Molina Healthcare
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Melvin's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dermatitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melvin treats Dermatitis more than 67% of her peers

Dr. Melvin treats this condition more than 67% of her peers

Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melvin treats Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary more than 60% of her peers

Dr. Melvin treats this condition more than 60% of her peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melvin treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 51% of her peers

Dr. Melvin treats this condition more than 51% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain

Dr. Melvin's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bronchitis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pain
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Dementia
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Physical Examination
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spondylosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaccination

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a Family Physician who cares for geriatric patients, I believe that the patient must be at the center of the care my team provides. Frequently the definition of the patient includes the family and caregivers. I see the role of the provider as part...

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
  • Geriatric Medicine

Education

1992
East Carolina Univ
Fellowship Hospital
1987
Riverside Genl Hospital University Med C
Residency Hospital
1985
Pacific Hospital
Internship Hospital
1984
College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific
Medical School
1980
Walla Walla College
Undergraduate School
1992
1987
1985
1984
1980

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Long Beach Memorial, Chief Medical Officer

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