Lauren E. Melman, MD, IBCLC

Middlesex Health Family Medicine - Portland
Primary Specialty: Family Medicine
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Lauren E. Melman, MD, IBCLC

About Me

Specialties/Areas of Care

Family Medicine

Primary Care


Lactation Support

LGBTQ+ Health

Languages Spoken


Mandarin Chinese


Lauren Melman, MD, IBCLC is a pediatrician and family medicine physician at Middlesex Health Family Medicine - Portland.

Training & Expertise

Dr. Melman is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She completed her residency at the Maine Medical Center Barbara Bush Children's Hospital, after earning her medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

Dr. Melman offers complete primary care for children, from infancy to adolescence. She is a board-certified lactation consultant and a member of the inpatient pediatric infant care team at the Middlesex Health Pregnancy & Birth Center. She also has a special interest in LGBTQ+ health.

More About Dr. Melman

Dr. Melman is a faculty physician at the Middlesex Health Family Medicine Residency Program and an assistant professor at multiple medical schools in Connecticut.

Outside of her practice, Dr. Melman enjoys spending time outdoors with her family. She also loves to cook.

Special Interests

LGBTQ+ Health

Education & Training

Internship/Residency Maine Medical Center Barbara Bush Children's Hospital, Portland, ME
Medical School University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics

Additional Certification

International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location

1Middlesex Health Family Medicine - Portland

13 High Street
Portland, CT 06480
Office Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Middlesex Health Family Medicine - Portland

Insurance Accepted

Middlesex Health treats patients in their emergency departments regardless of their ability to pay.

  • Multiplan
  • ConnectiCare
  • Centivo
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare (including Golden Rule, UMR, United Behavioral Health, United Integrated Resources)
  • Aetna
  • Oxford Healthplans
  • Medicare
  • Connecticut State Medicaid (Husky) A, B, C, D, Charter Oak
  • Northeast Health Direct
  • Healthcare Value Management
  • CarePartners of Connecticut
  • Champus/Tricare
  • Value Options (Behavioral Health services only)
  • MHN (Behavioral Health services only)
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield
  • Private Health Systems (PHCS)
  • Cigna
  • Cigna (including Starbridge and Great West)
  • HMC

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