Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Hernia, Abdominal
  • Abdominal Wall
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux

Education and Training

Education History

Masters Degree

Ohio State University College of Nursing, Columbus, OH
3/24/2008 - 6/12/2011

Board Certification

American Association of Nurse Practitioners - Family Nurse Practitioner

Academic Information

My Department


My Division

General and Gastrointestinal Surgery


The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

56 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.8 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    5 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    5 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    5 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    5 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    5 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Nov 10, 2020

    Melissa Himes provided little information re: PEG tube placement. Was not helpful re.: where to get bloodwork. Was cursory - not connected with me.

  • Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

    She solved my problem & took good care of it.

  • Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020

    personable and attentive. answered all questions and did not seem hurried

  • Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

    Melissa was very nice and acted like she really cared about what I had to say.

  • Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

    was able to give provider weight information from primary provider that explained information asked for, provider very caring and did not hesitate to answer all my questions.

  • Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

    All good.

  • Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

    Melissa Himes was awesome, I was comfortable talking with her. Melissa talked about my upcoming procedures in detail and answered my questions.

  • Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

    Very welcoming.

  • Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

    The provider was friendly and professional in her assessment. She asked relevant questions and also answered my questions quite well. She seemed very knowledgeable and I felt comfortable in discussing my health issues.

  • Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

    I would give anything if she could be our full-time family doctor.

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