Dr. W Mello, MD

Dr. W Mello, MD

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66 y/o
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Dr. W Mello, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Glendale, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

GLENDALE ADVENTIST MEDICAL CENTER

1818 Verdugo Blvd Ste 107

Glendale, CA 91208
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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. Mello's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mello treats Irritable Bowel Syndrome more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Mello treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mello treats Abdominal Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Mello treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mello treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Mello treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Mello's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colonoscopy
  • 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
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • 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
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our goal is to provide medical care in a caring and respectful way.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1983
La Co Usc
Fellowship Hospital
1981
La Co Usc
Residency Hospital
1979
University Ill Hospital
Internship Hospital
1978
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School
1983
1981
1979
1978

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Dr. Mello's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Mello

2.5

Based on 25 reviews

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2 Stars
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1 Star
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This doctor is rude, and has a horrible bedside manor. I saw him for stomach problems and was unable to eat. He advised me to go to a deserted island and live by myself ! On another visit he said" Well you are too young for cancer ". I thought oh really, children get cancer. He's great at insults !
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Dr. Mello was highly recommended by my PCP. I had been to 2 other gastroenterologists but they couldn't help me . Dr. Mello diagnosed my swallowing problem in one visit. The endoscopy was painless. I apparently have an allergy in my esophagus and the medicine is working well. . Dr. Mello is an...Read More
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Dr. Melo is very much money driven doctor mostly focus on how much more he can make ? Very snob and does not have any bedside manner, I advice you to look for another GI doctor , there are many good GI doctors in Glendale and LA
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Dr. Mello and staff were everything one would expect from a doctor/office...courteous, respectful and professional...
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1 - I was not able to see dr. mello at office , only meet dr. mello at community surgery center, same time as at surgery room, which was too many people waiting for as well, at that place only he said his name and walk away. 2- Also i belive that provider is not much...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
LACare
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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