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    Dr. Melissa E. Elder, MD

    Pediatric Rheumatology

    • (352) 265-8250

    Dr. Elder's Overview

    Dr. Elder graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine at Gainesville in 1986. She works in Gainesville, FL and specializes in Pediatric Rheumatology. Dr. Elder is affiliated with UF Health Shands Hospital.

    Dr. Elder's Experience

    Years in Practice: 30

    Procedures Performed by Dr. Elder

    Dr. Elder's Specialties

    Pediatric Rheumatology

    Dr. Elder's Education & Training

    Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine at Gainesville; Graduated 1986

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    Dr. Elder's Accepted Insurance

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    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
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    Dr. Elder's Office Information & Appointments

    Office Locations

    University Of Florida Physicians
    UF Health Pediatric Specialty Clinic

    2000 SW Archer Rd FL 2
    Gainesville, FL 32608
    (352) 265-8250


    Office Hours and Information

    Fax: (352) 627-4415

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    Accepting New Patients: Yes

    Medicare Accepted: Yes

    Medicaid Accepted: Yes

    Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Saturday Closed
    Sunday Closed

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