Dr. Melanie A Wellington MD
Infectious Disease Specialist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Infectious Diseases601 Elmwood Ave Box 635 Rochester NY, 14642
Dr. Melanie Wellington is a pediatric infectious disease specialist practicing in Rochester, NY. Dr. Wellington specializes in recurring or persistent diseases caused by bacteria, parasites or fungus in infants, children and adolescents. Pediatric infectious disease specialists also provide consultation to other health care professionals dealing with complex cases.
Education and Training
Duke University School of Medicine 1995
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Infectious Diseases
DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyABD- 2005
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Dr. Melanie A Wellington MD's Practice location
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- What Is Cytomegalovirus?
What is cytomegalovirus?Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a member of the herpes virus family. Others viruses that belong to the same family are:...
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Are there any circumstances under which vaccination of young children is forbidden?There are particular conditions when the immunization of your child, unfortunately, cannot be performed. If all terms and conditions are followed accordingly, complications are avoidable. These are the circumstances...
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