Dr. Susan Melvin, DO

Dr. Susan Melvin, DO

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Dr. Susan Melvin, DO is a geriatric medicine specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific in 1984 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

450 E Spring St

Long Beach, CA 90806

Contact Information

(562) 933-0050

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 3 More

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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

Treatment Frequency
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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normal

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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normal

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)
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 p...

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
  • Geriatric Medicine

Education

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

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Long Beach Memorial, Chief Medical Officer

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Insurance accepted

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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
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare

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