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Dr. Melissa L Hawkins Holt has 3 locations
4801 Dorsey Hall Dr Ste 226
Ellicott City, MD 21042
6350 Stevens Forest Rd Ste 101
Columbia, MD 21046
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Dr. Melissa L Hawkins Holt has the following 2 specialties
A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.
- 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.
Dr. Melissa L Hawkins Holt has the following 10 expertise
- Autoimmune Diseases
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Rheumatic Diseases
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
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Been With Dr. Hawkins-Holt for 10 Years
Self-verified patient of Dr. Melissa L Hawkins Holt - Posted on September 5th, 2018
I have been seeing Dr. Hawkins- Holt for going on 10 years. I was originally referred to her after being dx with Fibromyalgia and later several bouts with arthritis. She is only 1 of 3 drs. I trust enough to give me injections. I have actually asked for cortisone injections in my knees, my flu and pneumonia shots, and even asked for blood work to be done there, all because I have a severe needle phobia, and what they call "White Coat Syndrome". In other words, I"m afraid of docs. I have now moved and travel almost 2 hrs to keep an appt., and I do. I am privileged to say that Dr. H rates very high on my trust and care scale. She is caring, compassionate, competent, knowledgeable, and gives you the time you need to talk to her. Her office staff is very busy, but somehow they keep the office running and efficiently so. Her Medical Asst. has been a blessing to me many times when I forget to call in my refills, and while they really have 24 hrs. to complete the process, she's done it in 2. So...if you need a rheumy, pick Dr. Melissa Hawkins-Holt. I realize that everyone has different experiences, but I don't think you will be disappointed. :)
Best doctor ever!!
Self-verified patient of Dr. Melissa L Hawkins Holt - Posted on April 3rd, 2017
Dr.Holt is an Medical person who listens to any problem you may have and not be judgmental.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Melissa L Hawkins Holt - Posted on December 28th, 2016
Self-verified patient of Dr. Melissa L Hawkins Holt - Posted on May 8th, 2012
I have had Dr. Melissa Hawkins-Holt since she went to work at the practice of Dr. Gertler and Dr. George. I find her a wonderful person and Dr.. With all my different medical problems I have even considered having her as my Primary Dr.. She takes the time to listen, not judge, then she will ask her questions. One thing she does not do, is to tell you what you are feeling and not hear what you have said to her, not like some Drs. I have had. I would recommend her and have to anyone in need of a terrific Dr.
Easy to work with and understands you
Self-verified patient of Dr. Melissa L Hawkins Holt - Posted on November 5th, 2009
Dr. Holt is patience and easy to work with. I am a difficult patient as I am allergic to so many medications that it is hard to decide what to do to help me. Unlike so many other doctors that don't want to understand my allergies she is very patience with them and tries to work with what works with me not what work for her.
Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2016, 2017, 2018)
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, 2017, 2018)
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.
Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors
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On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2018)
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.
University Of Maryland Medical System
Dr. Melissa L Hawkins Holt Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Select
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
- CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
- CareFirst Maryland POS
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry DE PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Options PPO
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