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Dr. John Melhorn, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery*
4.3 (113)
Map Pin Small Wichita, KS
Accepting new patients
45 years of experience

Overview of Dr. John Melhorn, MD

Dr. John Melhorn, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Wichita, KS. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 45 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from University of Kansas School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Melhorn an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Melhorn works at Practice in Wichita, KS. They frequently treat conditions like Osteoarthritis of Hand, Fracture of Hand and Fingers and Dupuytrens Contracture along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia 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. Melhorn's Office Locations

  1. 1
    The Hand Center PA
    625 N Carriage Pkwy Ste 125, Wichita, KS 67208 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (316) 688-5656
  2. 2
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    1927 N Webb Rd, Wichita, KS 67206 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (316) 688-5656

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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Dupuytrens Contracture
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Carpal Tunnel Release
De Quervain's Disease
Joint Pain
Osteoarthritis
Wrist Fracture
Excision of Ganglion
Hand Fracture Treatment Open
Hand Tendon Repair
Steroid Injection
Wrist Replacement
Congenital Hand Anomaly
Hand Fracture
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Wrist Sprain or Strain
De Quervain's Release
Dupuytren's Contracture Treatment
Elbow Tenotomy
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Fracture Treatment Closed
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Wrist Fusion
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    4.3
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    About Dr. John Melhorn, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 45 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1396702064
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Kansas School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. John Melhorn, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Melhorn is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Melhorn has seen patients for Osteoarthritis of Hand, Fracture of Hand and Fingers and Dupuytrens Contracture, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Melhorn on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    113 patients have reviewed Dr. Melhorn. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Melhorn.

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