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About Dr. Melissa M Garrett

Dr. Melissa M Garrett, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Durham, NC. She has 18 years of experience. Her specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

22 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Melissa M Garrett is Good. Dr. Melissa M Garrett has been rated by 22 patients. From those 22 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Melissa M Garrett is 2.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Duke University Medical Center

200 Trent Dr
Durham, NC 27710
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Specialties

Dr. Melissa M Garrett has the following 2 specialties

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Expertise

    7 Expertise

  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Colon Cancer
  • Constipation

Reviews

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Three Stars

Took 3 months for her to get back to me with test results she had me take in Durham . Test results that were positive

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Definitely would not recommend

I would not recommend to anyone. She lacks any compassion and was the worst GI physician I have ever had contact with. The front desk staff were not helpful answering questions, and did not even acknowledge me for several minutes when I first arrived, and then could not even print out a receipt. The only good thing I have to say about the office is the wait time is always within 5 minutes, but I will not be back.

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NO ANSWER

I called to make an appointment. I waited on the phone for over 9 mins. Then was disconnected. I called back to only have the same thing happen again. It was very frustrating and I don't know if I will call back. I rated one star only because I could not submit without a rating.

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Dissatified

Would not recommend, no follow up, would respond to my many calls about procedure.

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This was the most horrifying experience I have ever had with a doctor. She seemed very angry about something from the beginning of the appointment, did not care to ask about any of my symptoms and tried to push me out the door with a hand full of pills as fast as possible. Over the course of the next two monthes under her care I lost over 45 lbs and became severely malnourished while she refused to return my calls. She showed up late to a procedure, confused, and quickly administered anesthesia before I could even ask her a question. Eventually told me I was fine and referred me to the pain management clinic. The doc at pain management took one look at me and said I was severely ill and told me to seek immediate medical attention with another doctor. UNC was horrified with my story and immediately took care of the situation. If you care for your health or that of your loved ones, for the love of god look elsewhere.

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  • Education

    18 Years Experience

  • University Of Virginia School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2000

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Melissa M Garrett accepts the following insurance providers.

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Locations & Directions

Duke University Medical Center, 200 Trent Dr, Durham, NC

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