Dr. Thomas Melin, MD

Dr. Thomas Melin, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(36)
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Dr. Thomas Melin, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Wilmington, NC. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

2800 Ashton Dr Ste 200

Wilmington, NC 28412

Contact Information

(910) 799-2262

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 96% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Palmetto Richland Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Nc Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Melin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Melin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Melin to family and friends
2.9
based on 36 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (17)

Dr. Melin's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Rocky Point, NC |
Best in Wilmington.
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in Wilmington, NC |
I am 62 years old and until December 31st was walking 4-5 miles per day. I am an RN with board certicstions in both pediatrics and international board certification in lactation consulting. I have been licensed and worked in NY, NC, Ga Ca in both large private practices as managers and hospitals as...more
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in Wilmington, NC |
Very noncaring attitude toward patients. Seems like referrals are a waste of time. Very arrogant to patient and family. Would not recommend him to anyone. Staff preoccupied and don't address patients when they arrive. Interrupts you when you try to ask questions about your condition and walks out...more
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Arrogant, obnoxious. Unless you are writhing in pain and ripe for surgery he wants nothing to do with you! In fact he had the nerve to ask why I was there...implying I was wasting his time. I was referred to him to discuss all of my possible options. I did not ask to see "God" that day. When he...more
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in Wilmington, NC |
You may have to corral him to stop and give you answers, but I wasn't looking for a new best friend. The PA (himself excellent) was there to discuss with me. I was looking for the best person I could find to cut my throat and play with my spine. My surgery went without a hitch and all care pre- and...more
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Hospitals where Dr. Melin has admitting privileges

New Hanover Regional Medical Center
2131 S 17th St
Wilmington, NC 28401
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