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Dr. William Melcher, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Melcher

Dr. William Melcher, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Pennsylvania in 1986 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(800) 813-2000

Dr. Melcher accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for Oregon
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. Melcher's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melcher treats Arthritis more than 51% of his peers

Dr. Melcher treats this condition more than 51% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melcher treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 47% of his peers

Dr. Melcher treats this condition more than 47% of his peers

Rheumatoid Arthritis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melcher treats Rheumatoid Arthritis more than 41% of his peers

Dr. Melcher treats this condition more than 41% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist

Dr. Melcher's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Health care leader whose mission is to keep you healthy. Under-one-roof convenience, 24-hour advice nurse, and online access to manage your health - anytime.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1989
Letterman Army Med Center
Residency Hospital
1986
Medical College Of Pennsylvania
Medical School
1989
1986

Awards

Dr. Melcher's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Melcher

3.5

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
9.090909090909092%
(1)
1 Star
27.272727272727273%
(3)

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What People Say About Dr. William Melcher, MD
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I have had health problems that my regular doctor thought might be autoimmune. This doctor tools 2 months to get into see. All he did was feel my wrist, shake it a few times and told me I had nothing wrong....what a joke of a doctor this guy is! Do not waste your time.....
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