Dedicated To Helping People With
Hypothyroidism Lead a Better Quality of Life
    ($350 Consultation Fee)

Appointment Information

hypothyroidism specialist

Office Location: 

1625 Third Avenue

New York, NY 10128



Appointments ave available Monday – Friday. You can easily schedule appointments online or by telephone 212-369-8700. If you choose to call, our intake counselor will ask you a few questions regarding the type of appointment you require. We will also ask you about your type of medical coverage, if any. Also, feel free to fill out the online contact form to the right in order to schedule your appointment.

Skype Appointments: Please note – Skype Appointments are available upon request. We offer Skype appointments to patients who live abroad or in other parts of the United States. Skype Appointments for these patients are important because face-to-face meetings are are a great way to evaluate the possible cause of your thyroid problem.

Please email any recent laboratory reports to Dr. Melnick’s attention prior to your Skype consultation:


Note:  There is a $350 Fee for SKYPE Consultations. SKYPE consultations are not covered by insurance.



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Insurance Policy

Not all insurances are the same
You should always verify that you have coverage for specialized physician visits - do you need a referral? What services will be covered and what will be your responsibility.

If you need assistance in verifying coverage
Call our insurance department and ask them to verify your benefits for consultations and visits to our practice.

Always read your EOB, to know what is being paid.


Payment Policy

Office visits and co-pays, co-insurance
Office co-pays and co-insurance is paid on the day of your visit.

Insurance Billers

Insurance billers are available to assist
 Our staff of billers are always attentative to the insurance needs of our patients.

Insurance Accepted

  1. Aetna PPO
  2. Aetna/USHC-HMO
  3. Cigna HMO
  4. Cigna PPO
  5. First Health
  6. GHI
  7. Great West
  8. Humana via ChoiceCare
  9. Oxford Freedom
  10. PHCS/Guardian
  11. PHS/HealthNet
  12. POMCO
  13. United HealthCare
  14. United/Empire Plan
  15. Island Group Administrators
  16. United/Empire Plan

There may be additional plans accepted that are not listed so it's always best to call and ask.