Dr. Edwin Cruz Melendez MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 40 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand.
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Dr. Edwin Melendez has 3 office locations.
Bay Area
Orthopedic Associates of Corpus Christi
601 Texan Trl
Ste 300
Corpus Christi, TX 78411

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

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  • Currently 1 of 4 stars
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Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Edwin Melendez is Poor. Dr. Melendez has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 1 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Promptness 1.7
  • Currently 1.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.0
  • Currently 2 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 1.0
  • Currently 1 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 1.0
  • Currently 1 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 1.0
  • Currently 1 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Edwin Melendez, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Melendez graduated from University of Puerto Rico, San Juan.


Affiliations

Dr. Melendez has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • CHRISTUS Spohn Memorial Hospital 
  • Corpus Christi Medical Center 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Melendez accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 19 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
  • Unicare - 11 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas - 2 plans
  • Superior Health Plan - 8 plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 2 plans
  • Humana - 19 plans
  • Medicare - 1 plan
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan

Languages

  • Spanish


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Edwin C. Melendez practice?
Dr. Edwin Melendez practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand near Corpus Christi, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Beeville, TX.
See Corpus Christi Orthopedic Surgeons and Corpus Christi Surgeons.