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Dr. Aparna Mele, MD

Gastroenterology
4.0 (21)
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Aparna Mele, MD

Dr. Aparna Mele, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Reading, PA. They completed their fellowship with Hershey Med Center

Dr. Mele works at Saint Joseph's Medical Center ANS in Reading, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Hernia and Constipation along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Mele's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center
    2500 Bernville Rd, Reading, PA 19605 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (610) 378-2000
  2. 2
    Digestive Disease Associates Ltd.
    1011 Reed Ave Ste 300, Reading, PA 19610 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (610) 288-3229

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  • Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center
  • Reading Hospital

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    Jun 28, 2021
    Difficult colonoscopy. Dr. Mele was great! Caring and informative.
    DS — Jun 28, 2021
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    About Dr. Aparna Mele, MD

    Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
    Specialties
    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1851512719
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Hershey Med Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Aparna Mele, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Mele is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Mele has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Mele has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Mele works at Saint Joseph's Medical Center ANS in Reading, PA. View the full address on Dr. Mele’s profile.

    Dr. Mele has seen patients for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Hernia and Constipation, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Mele on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    21 patients have reviewed Dr. Mele. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Mele.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Mele, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Mele appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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