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Melanie Root, MD

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Specialties:
Emergency Medicine

WellSpan Medical Group

My Locations

WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital Emergency Department
252 S. 4th St., 4th and Walnut Sts.
Lebanon, PA 17042
(717) 270-7688
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in healthcare:

I have a passion for problem solving and have always been interested in the sciences. The medical field has allowed me to apply what I love and help people in the process.


What I want my patients to know about me:

Don't be afraid to ask me questions. I enjoy explaining anything medical!


What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

I enjoy spending time outdoors.


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine | Emergency Medicine

Education & Credentials

  • Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College (Thomas Jefferson University)
  • Graduate School: Franklin & Marshall College
  • Residency Program: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (West Jersey Health System) | Emergency Medicine

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas PA
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • Cigna Medicare Advantage
  • Gateway Highmark Wholecare
  • Geisinger
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • HPP/Jefferson Health Plan
  • Humana
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • PA Health & Wellness (Centene)
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • South Central Preferred
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan

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