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About Dr. Edwin Melendez Cruz

Dr. Edwin Melendez Cruz, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Corpus Christi, TX, with another office in Corpus Christi, TX. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery of the Hand and Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Melendez Cruz is affiliated with Driscoll Children's Hospital, Corpus Christi Medical Center and CHRISTUS Spohn Memorial Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

4 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Edwin Melendez Cruz is Poor. Dr. Edwin Melendez Cruz has been rated by 4 patients. From those 4 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Edwin Melendez Cruz is 2.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

601 Texan Trl
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
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3702 S Alameda St
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
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Specialties

Dr. Edwin Melendez Cruz has the following 2 specialties

  • Surgery of the Hand

    Hand surgeons are certified surgeons who are also experts in the function and structure of your wrists, hands and forearms. This allows them to treat arthritis, carpal tunnel, trigger finger and tennis elbow, most of which tend to result from repetitive and excessive use of the corresponding joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments.
    Hand surgeons also commonly work with patients who have fractures or broken bones from any kind of accident. If you're experiencing any kind of general pain in your hand, wrist or forearm that isn’t going away, a hand surgeon is probably your best resource.

  • Orthopedic Surgery

    An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.
    In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.

  • Expertise

    4 Expertise

  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

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Scary

Terrible doctor in a dirty office. I believe he should have retired years ago. When I changed doctors the new one called him a "butcher" because of the horrible results of the surgery he performed on me. It did not even meet the published minimum medical standards.

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Dr. Melendez was mean to me. I had a thorn embedded in my thumb. There were red streaks going up my arm, and a visible node in the antecubital space. I had beeen on antibiotice for a week. He argued that anything was wrong and squeezed repeatedly. He finally opened the thumb, and found the thorn.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Melendez Cruz is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Driscoll Children's Hospital
  • Corpus Christi Medical Center
  • CHRISTUS Spohn Memorial Hospital
  • CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Cristi-Sh
  • CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Kleberg
  • Corpus Christi Outpatient Surgery
  • Dubuis Hospital of Corpus Christi
  • Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital
  • Coastal Bend Surgery Center
  • Christus Spohn Health System
  • Education

    43 Years Experience

  • University of Puerto Rico

    Graduated in 1970

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    Dr. Edwin Melendez Cruz accepts the following insurance providers.

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