Lauren E. Melman, MD, IBCLC

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

About Me

Specialties/Areas of Care

Pediatrics

Primary Care

Lactation Support

Inpatient Pediatric Infant Care

Special Training

LGBTQ+ Health

Languages Spoken

English

Spanish

Mandarin Chinese


Bio

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 Main 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

Lactation/Breastfeeding
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
Mon
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed
9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Thu
9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Fri
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
860-358-7100
Fax
860-358-8321
Middlesex Health Family Medicine - Portland

Insurance Accepted

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

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

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