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Melissa Young, MD

Melissa Young, MD

Melissa Young, MD, FACE, FACP, is an endocrinologist in private practice, an assistant clinical professor at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and a working suburban mother of two in Freehold, N.J.




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Dr. Melissa Young on a less heard about target of sexual harassment in the workplace: physicians from aggressive and inappropriate patients.

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A physician dispels common misconceptions about the profession.


Small practices won't have access to a private payer's reimbursement rates, so what they are to do?


This doctor shares her experience from a terrible thunderstorm and what happens when IT systems go down.


You might think a medical issue is widely understood, but for many patients, they won't know what you're talking about.


This doctor is looking to make a switch on her telephone system at her practice. Weighing the pros and cons, she isn't sure how to proceed.

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As a solo physician, it's not easy to drop an insurance plan when you know that could have a negative impact on your patients.


There are several redundant questions and processes when trying to obtain a prior authorization. It needs to be simplified.


While it may seem trivial to some, the way doctors in private practice present themselves is an important part of the job.


Medical association fees can add up into the thousands each year if you join more than a few. What do you get out of it?


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