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Dr. Melanie Ann Farrell MD is a female General Practitioner, has 24 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine, Nephrology, and General Practice.
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Dr. Melanie Farrell has 2 office locations.
9834 Genesee Ave
Ste 312
University City, La Jolla, CA 92037

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Locations and availability (2)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 2 of 4 stars
Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Melanie Farrell is Satisfactory. Dr. Farrell has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 2 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.6
  • Currently 2.5714285714286 of 4 stars
Promptness 1.9
  • Currently 1.8571428571429 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.3
  • Currently 2.2857142857143 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.6
  • Currently 2.5714285714286 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.0
  • Currently 2 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 1.7
  • Currently 1.7142857142857 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.0
  • Currently 2 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

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

  • She has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Flu (Human Influenza)
  • 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 

Accepted Insurance Plans

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

  • United Healthcare - 16 plans
  • Blue Shield of California - 89 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 10 plans
  • Anthem Blue Cross - 13 plans
  • Humana - 6 plans
  • Community Health Group - 3 plans
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan
  • Aetna - 3 plans


  • German
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Melanie A. Farrell practice?
Dr. Melanie Farrell practices Internal Medicine, Nephrology, and General Practice near La Jolla, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Oceanside, CA.
See La Jolla Internists, La Jolla Nephrologists, and La Jolla General Practitioners.