Legacy Health Partners

Melissa Paul, FNP-BC, MSN

Primary Care

  • My Specialties:

    Family Medicine, Board-certified; Family Medicine, Board-certified
  • Languages:

    English
  • Gender:

    Female

PATIENT RATING: 4.9 OUT OF 5 ( 270 RATINGS & 123 COMMENTS)

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Where I see patients

Legacy Medical Group-Salmon Creek Internal Medicine

About Me:

Melissa Paul is a nurse practitioner who graduated with honors with her Master of Science in nursing leadership from Western Governors University. She earned her nurse practitioner degree from Indiana State University. She completed her preceptorship here in our Legacy Salmon Creek Family Medicine and Internal Medicine clinics. Paul has been a registered nurse for the past 20 years. She has extensive experience in emergency nursing, as well as long term care, sexual assault and palliative care. Her focus is the coordination of patient's health care needs, including physical and emotional as well as ongoing medical issues. She has a passion for patient centered care, focusing on the whole person throughout every aspect of health care. She believes that lifestyle, stress management and nutrition are key in quality health management. Outside of work, Paul enjoys spending time with her husband, four children, and grandchild. She is a proud Air Force Mom.

Education:
Family Nurse Practitioner: Indiana State University
Graduate School: Indiana State University
Post Graduate Certificate: Indiana State University
Master of Science in Nursing: Western Governors University
Associate in Applied Sciences: Corning College
Bachelors of Science in Nursing: Western Governors University
Internship: Legacy Family Medicine
Year I Started Practice: 2018
Hospitals Served: Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center

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4.9 out of 5     270 Ratings     123 Comments

Apr 30, 2021
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very good. Someone I could talk to and felt she listened.

Apr 29, 2021
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I forgot to make my next appointment because I had to go downstairs to get lab work done and when I got back upstairs the office was closed and I didn't get any referrals that I asked for. cardiologist and pediatrist.

Apr 29, 2021
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I enjoy working with Melissa Paul to keep my thyroid regulated and to keep my health as good as possible.

Apr 27, 2021
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I was anxious about my health concerns. Melissa Paul was calming, empathetic. Her calmness was very helpful for me. I truly appreciated her .

Apr 27, 2021
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Melissa is one of the best providers I had the pleasure of encounter. she always answers my messages, shows empathy and concerns, works with my needs and her experience as an ER nurse is shows in her care approach for her patient. I feel blessed to have such an amazing woman taking care of me! thank you so much, Melissa!

Apr 26, 2021
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Ms. Paul was friendly, efficient, helpful, ordered x-rays and called afterwards to discuss the results and make suggestions.

Apr 20, 2021
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Melissa Paul is the BEST! Friendly, knowledgeable, caring and thorough.

Apr 16, 2021
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She listened, was kind, patient and helpful. Great and positive experience.

Apr 16, 2021
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nurse seemed confused about some things

Apr 15, 2021
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very thorough provider

Apr 12, 2021
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Every thing was great with my appointment.

Apr 8, 2021
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Melissa is very thorough and also very personable. I feel very comfortable and confident in the care she gives. MA, Jessica, was also very pleasant and friendly. Front office were also very helpful and friendly. great experience all around!

Mar 25, 2021
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Melissa Paul is an outstanding practitioner that provides excellent care! Always!

Mar 25, 2021
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This was my first appointment and she (Dr Paul) spoke and answered questions I could not engage my previous provider to discuss. I feel safe that my concerns and health difficulties will finally be addressed.

Mar 23, 2021
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Last year my Mother-in-law lost her doctor. I recommended RN Paul. My MIL really likes her.

Mar 23, 2021
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I Had an excellent PCP visit; the provider was excellent at listening and understanding my health issues. And gave me instructions well explained.

Mar 22, 2021
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Melissa Paul listens carefully and takes seriously any concerns I have. Always referring or getting the blood work she feels will help figure out what is going on. Very caring and easy to talk to.

Mar 22, 2021
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Melissa was amazing, so was the nurse I can't remember her name, the student NP was great as well and was the reception team.

Mar 19, 2021
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Wonderfull provider, explained everything I needed to know.

Mar 18, 2021
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Melissa Paul is very thorough and takes her time to address any of my concerns.

Mar 16, 2021
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I always receive excellent care from Melissa Paul !! She is such a great provider and I would definitely recommend her to my family and friends. THANK YOU MELISSA FOR TAKING SUCH GOOD CARE OF ME , I DEEPLY APPRECIATE IT !!!!!!

Mar 16, 2021
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She's amazing. Even with her busy schedule she took time to listen and really care about what I was saying and my concerns. She always gives helpful advice. I can't say enough about how amazing and caring she is.Especially with my last visit I really needed that extra five minutes. Thank you I hope she gets to see this.

Mar 15, 2021
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Ms Paul is very friendly and seems glad to see me. Her cheerfulness always makes be feel good.

Mar 11, 2021
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She listened to my concerns and was able to find a solution and help me very quickly. I'm very grateful to her!

Mar 9, 2021
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Excellent questions asked, very focused on me. Asked me what I wanted to accomplish - fabulous questions! Very professional, perfect for me.

Mar 8, 2021
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excellent

Mar 8, 2021
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I completed 4 forms in MyHealth prior to the physical in order to update the supplements that I am taking. The new information that I input did not link to the health records that were being viewed at the time of my visit.

Mar 4, 2021
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Melissa is always very attentive and concerned. She remembers what we've talked about and listens to my concerns. I feel like she treats me as a partner in my Healthcare and respects me. She is also very knowledgeable and will ask others for input if she needs additional information.

Mar 4, 2021
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My Provider is a great listener, has always been very thorough in checking everything to figure out the root of the problem with no hesitation. Listens to what I have to say and gives very clear understanding of what may be going on

Mar 4, 2021
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My wife and I are both very happy with Melissa Paul as our primary care doctor. Also the nursing staff is top notch as well.

Mar 4, 2021
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not able to get ordered lab work done until a week from now

Mar 2, 2021
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Melissa has always been very respectful of my concerns and questions. I feel she genuinely cares about me & my health.

Mar 1, 2021
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after my conversation with my provider, they told me they would bring me a summary print out of my visit. I stayed in the examining room for 30 minutes, waiting for this print out. Finally I left the room, and as I walked away the nurse rushed up and gave me the papers. Did they forget me? It seemed like it.

Mar 1, 2021
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Very pleased with the visit.....however........I was directed to the lab downstairs for a blood draw......it was after 5pm........walked into the lab space only to discover 30 people in the waiting room.......literally......a year into the pandemic, that was the most crowded room I have been in.......with 30 potentially sick people seeking some kind of test.......making it worse, the staff behind the counter seemed to be in a panic about something......I was told there was no space for me, and I got out as quickly as I could.......completely unacceptable

Feb 26, 2021
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The provider did not understand the depth of my current sattus of cancer. The provider did not cover everything i needed to talk about.

Feb 25, 2021
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Melissa was extremely professional, thorough and efficient. This was my first visit establishing care, and she was able to capture my history and concerns very intentionally and compassionately. She prioritized what need to be addressed with strong knowledge and expertise.

Feb 25, 2021
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Melissa is wonderful and even though I had not seen her in more than a year, she took the time to review my chart and file and knew who I was. She is very kind and thorough.

Feb 23, 2021
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attentive. explained thing well. easy to talk to

Feb 8, 2021
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Excellent provider. She listens and is attentive. Easy to talk to.

Feb 5, 2021
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very respectful & good communication

Feb 4, 2021
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its always pleasant to see happy people who listen and are eager to help me in anyway possible.. I highly recommend them to people and I have.

Feb 2, 2021
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nice and professional

Jan 28, 2021
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my visit was so much better than the last dr I saw at Legacy.

Jan 28, 2021
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excellent patient-provider relationship, respectful, good listener, and attends to inquiries and needs.

Jan 26, 2021
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love Melissa she cares for her patients.

Jan 22, 2021
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really like Melissa and she's very thorough. so glad she's taking care of me.

Jan 21, 2021
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I have a multitude of health things happening and Dr. Paul is always able to get me in right away and/or have assistants find information and get back to me usually same day or within one day. I have been referred to other specialists for specific conditions and Dr. Paul is up on all of those parts to this medical journey. I appreciate her very much!

Jan 21, 2021
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Melissa was very kind and knowledgeable.

Jan 19, 2021
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Appointments are not long enough. Always feel rushed.

Jan 19, 2021
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Melissa is a fantastic NP and I have recommended her to many family members. she is through, thoughtful and really knows what she is talking about.

Jan 19, 2021
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Melissa Paul is my pcp & is the best pcp I've had in my life. She shows concern for my health and is very good at establishing a comfort level of communication. True Professional and Human being!

Jan 14, 2021
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always cares about my issues and gives me reassurance when I'm there.

Jan 11, 2021
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Always takes the time to listen. Considerate and caring. Thank you.

Jan 7, 2021
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All experience good.

Jan 7, 2021
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Dr. Paul is very professional and patient, listen and discuss all my concerns with me with her professional suggestions. I am very satisfied with Dr. Paul

Dec 31, 2020
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Always good & caring.

Dec 29, 2020
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Very pleased with staff at Legacy.

Dec 28, 2020
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Front office staff were attentive and courtesy/friendly. The nurse assisting Melissa was very nice and efficient and as always Melissa really listened to what I was saying/feeling and made me feel safe and understood.

Dec 28, 2020
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Melissa is knowledgeable, attentive, compassionate!

Dec 14, 2020
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Melissa Paul is excellent. She explains everything at my level of knowledge so I can understand everything. When my daughter left pediatrics I sent her directly to Melissa!!

Dec 14, 2020
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i had a spot on my cheek I know exactly what it is and it was not a threat to me and i was hoping that she would freeze it off herself. but instead she gave me a referral to Dermatology that wad a little disappointing. So i went home and freeze it off myself.

Dec 10, 2020
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great experience. as able to visit with Dr Paul alongside my husband so we both got exams at same time and were able to get questions resolved. Also helped with great Rx for medical use items.

Dec 9, 2020
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I like her because she listens to me.

Dec 8, 2020
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Melissa's help with diabetes has been phenomenal.

Dec 7, 2020
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I love Melissa. She is a great listener, she is knowledgeable and approachable. I trust her clinical judgment!

Nov 30, 2020
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The MA seemed a bit unprofessional, but I am happy with this office, thank you!

Nov 16, 2020
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I am so happy that Melissa is my PCP. She always listens to me and asks me for input regarding my healthcare. I have confidence that she knows what she's doing or will ask for help from another professional.

Nov 13, 2020
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Melissa and her office staff, in general, are professional, respectful, and compassionate. I'm so happy that my health care is in Melissa's hands!

Nov 13, 2020
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First in office visit at this provider. She was very nice and came across like she really cares about her patients. Seemed to be in a hurry along with the nurse as well. Overall excellent care and happy with the visit.

Nov 9, 2020
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I'm confused about when a person gets a physical - exam - Melissa Paul is a wonderful provider!

Nov 9, 2020
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Melissa really listens to my concerns and makes me feel like she actually cares! She is great at remembering me... not my medical number.

Nov 5, 2020
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Failed to cover hands on. Did not check or listen to my heart or lungs. Did not check eyes, ears, nose or throat.

Nov 2, 2020
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I have been an RN all of my life and Melissa always checks all the boxes~

Oct 26, 2020
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Melissa Paul is exceptional. She is very through and is easy to talk to and a great listener. I feel like I get excellent care when I see her.

Oct 23, 2020
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the take home paper with instructions did not have all the correct info. when I pointed it out, the nurse kind of blew me off. she was rushed so I let it go.

Oct 23, 2020
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she didn't know me (my normal provider wasn't available) but listened, checked my records, checked my symptoms, clearly explained a treatment plan for my problem. She was very professional and very nice.

Oct 13, 2020
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Melissa Paul was wonderful. It was my first visit w/her. She seemed genuinely interested/concerned about my concerns. Did not seem rushed @ all (this is huge!) & promptly reviewed & sent me test results from blood work.

Oct 13, 2020
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I always feel that Melissa cares about my health.

Oct 12, 2020
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Appointments are NOT rushed. Provider and MA are caring.

Sep 29, 2020
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Melissa is the example of Legacy and the values they stand for! I wouldn't change it for the world!

Sep 25, 2020
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Dr. Paul was by far the best provider I have seen in my many years! she took time to listen, to explain and she genuinely cared!! I am very happy with her!

Sep 25, 2020
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Ms. Paul was excellent with my husband who has Parkinson's and Dementia. She was patient and very kind while dealing with him and myself. I was satisfied with the care provided by her.

Sep 22, 2020
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This was my First Visit with Legacy Health Care. I was pleased with every step of the initial process. Dr. Paul was outstanding. She made sure she was caught up to date on my current health and we set up all necessary referrals to continue on right path.

Sep 22, 2020
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she was very helpful and got x-rays ordered.

Sep 21, 2020
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very attentive and focused on my concerns and needs. addressed needs promptly.

Sep 21, 2020
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While I am still new with this provider, I have had very excellent visits and responses from her and the office

Sep 18, 2020
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I really like Melissa as my new Dr. I was kind of apprehensive when I first had to change Dr.s as I had been with my previous one for 20 years, but I loved her immediately. She allayed my apprehension and she is very attentive. I feel confident she is looking out for me.

Sep 17, 2020
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This was only my second appointment with Dr. Paul and was an annual check-up with lab work to determine RX dosages. Dr. Paul listened attentively, answered my questions, and spent a good amount of time with me. I am very satisfied.

Sep 4, 2020
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everything was great!

Sep 4, 2020
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Melissa Paul is awesome. I wish she was my PCP. She is kind, caring, and a good listener. She shows compassion, as well as a good knowledge of what we are talking about. If she can't help, or I need to be referred, she will be honest and direct me to the right resource. I can't say enough good things about her. An excellent doctor. I am glad you have her on your team.

Sep 4, 2020
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The nurse who escorted me back to the exam room and took my weight and blood pressure also deserves recognition for her kindness and medical skills and knowledge. The wellness visit with Melissa Paul was also very fulfilling ass usual. I would commend both of them. And the staff in the waiting area are always so efficient and pleasant they should be commended as well.

Sep 3, 2020
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I had an excellent visit and would see Melissa Paul any time.

Sep 1, 2020
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Since establishing with Melissa, she has been very kind and respectful to me. She listens well and gives great medical advice with clear explanation. Her response time to emails and scheduling appt. is quick.

Aug 21, 2020
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Melissa is warm. She is a great listener. I really enjoy having her as my primary care provider.

Aug 11, 2020
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Melissa is always respectful, courteous, attentive and kind. She listens and advises with concern and expertise.

Aug 11, 2020
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I really liked Melissa Paul. I've never seen her before this visit but if given the choice I would see her again in a heartbeat. She was extremely helpful, friendly and answered all of my questions that she could, including some from a previous visit that I couldn't get my doctor to answer.

Jul 31, 2020
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they got me in for a same day, last minute appt. the staff was all very light and happy. Tim, the nurse was kind, caring and funny. Dr Paul was very understanding and positive. I felt very relieved after the visit. I was very thankful

Jul 27, 2020
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waiting time in room was a bit longer than normal but the NP was exceptionally thorough and professional and kind.

Jul 24, 2020
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I am extremely grateful to have as my primary care provider Melissa Paul.

Jul 23, 2020
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Melissa Paul is the first doctor that actually listened to my questions and concerns about my health. She promptly ordered the tests and screenings that I needed and responded to me about my results as well as answered any questions I had about them. She's amazing at her job. Thank you Melissa!

Jul 21, 2020
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Provider Melissa Paul is thorough, professional and easy to understand. I do not feel enough time is allotted for appointments. On two occasions she did not have enough time to address all of my concerns. None of my afternoon appointments have been on time. I have waited anywhere from 15 to 35 minutes to be seen. I can only imagine the pressure a provider must feel when running behind yet trying to be present and attentive for each patient.

Jul 21, 2020
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Receptionists were excellent

Jul 21, 2020
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first time seeing the doctor and she has ordered lots of tests so just waiting to get in.

Jul 9, 2020
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Melissa Paul was very thorough with my routine physical. She took time to make sure we addressed any concerns I had and showed that she was listening.

Jun 26, 2020
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Excellent visit. Very pleased with person I saw.

Jun 22, 2020
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Melissa is a very good listener, has very appropriate response as well as being prepared.These are excellent characteristics that Melissa has and I appreciate her services!

Jun 19, 2020
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Melissa was kind professional and knowledgeable. so enjoyed her exam table manner. thank you

Jun 19, 2020
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excellent care and understanding

Jun 15, 2020
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Dr. Melissa Paul saw me right away. She listen to what I needed, and had a great plan for helping me with my acne. She gave me a plan, and also referred me to a dermatologist too.

Jun 15, 2020
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Melissa Paul provided excellent care and great feedback. She assisted me in quickly getting an appointment to see a specialist. I highly recommend her.

Jun 12, 2020
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The office staff was easy to work with, Melissa Paul is a wonderful health care provider, very smart and cares about her patients. I feel like i am in good hands when I trust her for my medical needs.

Jun 11, 2020
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Nothing bad related to my visit. I had continual migraines and diabetes prior to seeing this provider. During this visit, I was diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy.

Jun 9, 2020
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Sometimes really good and then they send me to an aesthetician for my back problem when I should have been going to a surgeon.

Jun 5, 2020
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M Paul is so thorough, a good listener, refers me to other dr.'s specialists if needed refer for labs - RN's knowledgeable & very helpful -

Jun 5, 2020
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I needed a pre-op physical on short notice and was grateful to be seen so quickly. Melissa Paul was very thorough and did a great job.

Jun 5, 2020
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Dr. Melissa Paul it's always so understanding and friendly

Jun 5, 2020
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I always have a very good experience! she's great, and always takes the time needed to answer my questions in detail.

Jun 4, 2020
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It was a good visit with a provider I had never met before. She was thorough, informative and met my medical needs.

Jun 2, 2020
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provider was a great help getting me to the people I needed to see immediately.

May 26, 2020
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45 minutes in the waiting room. told to be there at 2:15 and it was near 3pm before I got in.

May 22, 2020
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Melissa was a very good doctor, and I really enjoyed my visit. She helped me a lot, and I have implemented what she suggested. She is excellent!

May 19, 2020
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It was a VERY good visit -

May 19, 2020
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Dr. Paul was incredibly kind, compassionate and an exemplary listener. This visit was my first encounter with Legacy Health and I was a bit concerned as I am used to small clinics or sole practitioners. Dr. Paul quickly dispelled my concerns even without my voicing them!
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