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Dr. Melvin Palalay, MD

Hematology*
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Overview of Dr. Melvin Palalay, MD

Dr. Melvin Palalay, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Honolulu, HI. They graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Pali Momi Medical Center, The Queens Medical Center and Wahiawa General Hospital. Dr. Palalay, completed a residency at Cleveland Clinic Fndn. Patients rated Dr. Palalay an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Palalay works at Hawaii Cancer Care in Honolulu, HI. They frequently treat conditions like Breast Cancer and Upper Digestive Tract Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna 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. Palalay's Office Locations

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    500 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96813 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (808) 524-6115

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  • Pali Momi Medical Center
  • The Queens Medical Center
  • Wahiawa General Hospital

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    Specialties*
    • Hematology

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    • English
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    • 1508833971
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Cleveland Clinic Fndn
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    Medical Education
    • Creighton University School of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
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    Dr. Melvin Palalay, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Palalay is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Palalay works at Hawaii Cancer Care in Honolulu, HI. View the full address on Dr. Palalay’s profile.

    Dr. Palalay has seen patients for Breast Cancer and Upper Digestive Tract Cancer, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Palalay on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    13 patients have reviewed Dr. Palalay. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Palalay.

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