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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Melissa Fries is Good. Dr. Fries has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 3.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Melissa Fries, MD is board certified in Clinical Genetics (M.D.) and Obstetrics & Gynecology.

  • She has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Fetal Diseases
  • Hot Flashes
  • Menopause
  • Ovarian Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Fries graduated from Uniformed Services University, Bethesda. She has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)


Dr. Fries has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Washington Hospital Center 
  • Usa Medical Center 
  • National Naval Medical Center - Bethesda 


  • Spanish
  • French
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Melissa Howard Fries MD is a female Medical Geneticist, has 28 years of experience and practices in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinical Genetics, and M.D..
Where does Dr. Melissa H. Fries practice?
Dr. Melissa Fries has 2 office locations.
Dr. Melissa Fries practices Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinical Genetics, and M.D. near Washington, DC.
Additional practice locations include: Bowie, MD.
See Washington Obstetricians & Gynecologists and Washington Geneticists.