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About Dr. Melanie R Arakaki

Dr. Melanie R Arakaki, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Hilo, HI. She has 20 years of experience. Her specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Arakaki has received 3 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

9 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Melanie R Arakaki is Great. Dr. Melanie R Arakaki has been rated by 9 patients. From those 9 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Melanie R Arakaki is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Hilo Family Medicine

670 Ponahawai St Ste 216
Hilo, HI 96720
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Specialties

Dr. Melanie R Arakaki has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Expertise

    6 Expertise

  • Family Planning
  • Influenza
  • Contraception
  • Immunization
  • Weight Loss
  • Check-up

Board Certifications

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Reviews

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Good doctor

Confident that if DR. Arakaki is unsure of your situation, she will refer you to proper people and want feedback from you regarding how your treatment went. Excellent doctor overall.

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Five Stars

Dr. Arakaki is a great doctor. I love the fact that I can go in there and talk to her about anything. The staff is wonderful and helpful.

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Five Stars
Wait time
15 minutes
Easy Appointment
Promptness
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
Full Review Rating Breakdown
  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2015)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    20 Years Experience

  • University Of Hawaii John A Burns School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

  • University Of Hawaii John A Burns School Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Melanie R Arakaki accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • HMSA
    • HMSA Preferred Provider Comp Med
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Hilo Family Medicine, 670 Ponahawai St Ste 216, Hilo, HI
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    Dr. Melanie R Arakaki is similar to the following 3 Doctors near Hilo, HI.