Dr. Melanie Lynn Hom MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Melanie Hom is an ophthalmologist in Oakland, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alameda Health System and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 12 years. Dr. Hom accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 3 doctors at Alameda Health System and one of 53 at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology. She also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish, Chinese (Cantonese) and Chinese (Mandarin).

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)

Education & Medical Training

California Pacific Medical Center
Residency, 2007

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
Internship, 2002–2003

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 2002

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 5 years in Ophthalmology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Publications & Presentations

Personalized Normative Feedback for Depression Symptoms: a Qualitative Pilot Study of Female Undergraduates.
Hom, M.,Heaney, C.,Koopman, C.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Alabama PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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