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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Melissa Najarian is Excellent. Dr. Najarian has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.9
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Melissa Najarian, MD is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.

Education & Awards

Dr. Najarian graduated from University of Minnesota at Duluth. She has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Najarian has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • Essentia Health – St. Marys Medical Center 
  • Deer River Health Care Center 


  • American Sign Language

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Additional Information
Dr. Melissa Najarian MD is a female Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 13 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.
Where does Dr. Melissa Najarian practice?
Dr. Melissa Najarian has 3 office locations.
Dr. Melissa Najarian practices Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery near Virginia, MN.
Additional practice locations include: Duluth, MN and Ely, MN.
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