Dr. Richard Mellinger is an internist practicing in Ephrata, PA. Dr. Mellinger specializes in the medical treatment of adults. Internists can act as a primary physician or a consultant to a primary physician. They manage both common and rare diseases. Dr. Mellinger provides comprehensive care and manages treatment with surgeons as well. Internists establish long-term relationships with their patients and incorporate disease prevention and mental health care into their practice.
Education and Training
Temple Univ Sch of Med, Philadelphia Pa 1970
- Univ Of Md Med Sys, Internal Medicine
Dr. Richard W Mellinger M.D.'s Practice location
Ephrata, PA 17522Get Direction
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