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Internist, Nephrologist (kidney)
24 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Melanie Farrell is Good. Dr. Farrell has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.7
  • Currently 2.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.1
  • Currently 2.1111111111111 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.6
  • Currently 2.5555555555556 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.9
  • Currently 2.8888888888889 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.4
  • Currently 2.4444444444444 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.2
  • Currently 2.2222222222222 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.4
  • Currently 2.4444444444444 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Melanie Farrell, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology.

  • She has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Nephrology

Education & Awards

Dr. Farrell graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia.


Dr. Farrell has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital 
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 


  • German
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Melanie Ann Farrell MD is a female Internist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Nephrology.
Where does Dr. Melanie A. Farrell practice?
Dr. Melanie Farrell has 2 office locations.
Dr. Melanie Farrell practices Internal Medicine and Nephrology near La Jolla, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Oceanside, CA.
See La Jolla Internists and La Jolla Nephrologists.