Dr. W Scott Melvin, MD

Dr. W Scott Melvin, MD

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Age 57
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Dr. W Scott Melvin, MD is a general surgery specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Toledo College Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in general surgery.

410 W 10th Ave Ste N711

Columbus, OH 43210

Contact Information

(614) 293-3230

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Appendicitis
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more than 38% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 30% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
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more than 29% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

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29  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Toledo College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University MD
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University MD
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Grant Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Melvin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Melvin's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Melvin to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Melvin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I had stage 4 cancer of the stomach in 2006. Dr. Melvin removed my entire stomach plus 33 lymph nodes in stomach cavity in order to get all cancer out. I had 8 months of chemo & 6 weeks radiation & have been cancer free for 12 yrs. Dr. Melvin & Oncologist, Dr. Raju in Dayton saved my life. ...more
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I would definitely NOT recommend him for anything. He did a wipple procedure on me in December of 2013 and I still am trying to recouperate in 2016. He did not ever see me again after the surgery was performed. He must have thought I would not live to tell what he did. I never saw him after the...more
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In 2000 Dr Melvin perfomed gastric bypass surgery on me. I was over 400 pounds. Today Some 16 years later I still have lost over half my body weight. Dr Scott Melvin is amazing. I love his personality and the way he treated me was better than any other Dr. Thank you Dr Melvin.
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