Melanie Patrice Slack, MD| Family Medicine | MedStar Health

Melanie Patrice Slack, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (1235 reviews)

Specialties: Family Medicine

Languages: English

(410) 877-8082

About me

Melanie Slack, MD, practices family medicine at the MedStar Health Bel Air Medical Campus. Her areas of interest include preventative health, geriatrics, and general medicine. She continually stays up to date on the latest guidelines and has a passion for academic and clinical teaching.

She earned her undergraduate degree at Loyola University. She then received her medical degree from University of Maryland and residency training at Christiana Care Health System.

Her specialty certifications include the American Board of Family Medicine and Basic Life Support.

She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Association.

Dr. Slack's philosophy of care involves partnering with you in your health care journey and working together to keep you and your family healthy. In the event a treatment plan is needed, she will create a personalized plan that meets your needs and lifestyle.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Allergies
  • Cough
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Hypertension
  • Physical Exams
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Sore Throat
  • Urinary Tract Infection
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abdominal Cramps
  • Abdominal Distention
  • Abdominal Migraine
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Bowel Movement
  • Abnormal Stool
  • Abrasion
  • Acne
  • Actinic Cheilitis
  • Acute Arthritis
  • Acute Back Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Aging
  • Alcohol Dependency
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis To Pollen
  • Allergic Rhinosinusitis
  • Allergic Wheezing
  • Allergies
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Altitude Sickness
  • Anal Itching
  • Anal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Angioedema
  • Angular Cheilitis
  • Animal Bite
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Strain
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Aphthous Ulcers
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Pain
  • Arm Sprain
  • Arm Strain
  • Arm Weakness
  • Arthralgia
  • Asthma
  • Asthma Flares
  • Asthmatic Bronchitis
  • B12 Deficiency Anemia
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Muscle Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Bedbugs
  • Bee Sting Allergy
  • Bee Stings
  • Behavior Concern
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Bereavement
  • Bicep Pain
  • Bilateral Knee Pain
  • Birthmark
  • Bleeding During Intercourse
  • Bleeding Hemorrhoids
  • Blister
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blood In Eye
  • Blood In Stool
  • Blurred Vision
  • Breast Discharge
  • Breast Lump
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruising
  • Burns
  • Calf Pain
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Celiac Diarrhea
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Childhood Onset Fluency Disorder
  • Chlamydia
  • Choking Sensation
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Chronic Abdominal Pain
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Chronic Migraines
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinus Infection
  • Claudication
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Cold Intolerance
  • Cold Sore
  • Common Cold
  • Concussion
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Congenital Ear Deformity
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constant Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cough
  • Cradle Cap
  • Cystitis
  • Cystodynia
  • Dandruff
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Decrease In Appetite
  • Decreased Libido
  • Decreased Pulses
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia
  • Depressed Mood
  • Depression
  • Dermatophytosis
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diarrhea
  • Diplopia
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Distractible
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Reaction
  • Dry Nose
  • Dry Scalp
  • Dry Sinus
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Dyshidrosis
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphoria
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Dysthymia
  • Dysuria
  • Ear Discharge
  • Ear Drainage
  • Ear Fullness
  • Ear Infections
  • Ear Pressure
  • Earache
  • Eating Disorders
  • Eczema
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Strain
  • Elevated LDL Cholesterol
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Enuresis
  • Environmental Allergies
  • Epicondylitis
  • Epigastric Pain
  • Epilepsy
  • Epistaxis
  • Erectile Disorder
  • Eructation
  • Erysipelas
  • Erythema
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (ETD)
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Strain
  • Face Swelling
  • Facial Droop
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Tingling
  • Falls
  • Family History Of Breast Cancer
  • Family History Of Cancer
  • Family History Of Heart Disease
  • Fasciculations
  • Fatigue
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Feeding Problems
  • Fever
  • Fever With Chills
  • Fibrocystic Breast Changes
  • Finger Pain
  • Finger Sprain
  • Finger Strain
  • Fingernail Injury
  • First Degree Burns
  • Flatulence
  • Floaters
  • Folliculitis
  • Food Allergy
  • Food Poisoning
  • Foot Injury
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Strain
  • Frailty
  • Frequency Of Urination
  • Frequent Infections
  • Frequent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Geriatrics
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • Gout
  • Grave's Disease
  • Grief
  • Groin Mass
  • Groin Pain
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Pain
  • Hashimoto Thyroiditis
  • Head Congestion
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease In Women
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Racing
  • Heat Illness
  • Heat Intolerance
  • Heel Pain
  • Hematuria
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hernia
  • Herpes
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Herpetic Whitlow
  • Hip Click
  • Hip Pain
  • Hirsutism
  • Hoarseness
  • Homebound
  • Hot Flashes
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hyperlipidemia Syndrome
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Impacted Cerumen
  • Impetigo
  • Infectious Mononucleosis
  • Influenza
  • Ingrown Hair
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Insect Bites And Stings
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Intention Tremor
  • Intertrigo
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Irritability
  • Itchy Ear
  • Jaundice
  • Joint Sprain
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Joint Swelling
  • Joint Warmth
  • Keloid
  • Keratin Cyst
  • Keratitis
  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Knee Click
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Strain
  • Labial Adhesions
  • Labial Hypertrophy
  • Labial Hypoplasia
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laceration
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Leg Numbness
  • Leg Pain
  • Leg Weakness
  • Lethargy
  • Lice
  • Lipomas
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lump In Throat
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Macrocytic Anemia
  • Malaise And Fatigue
  • Mastodynia
  • Medial Epicondylitis
  • Menopause
  • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Migraine
  • Missed Periods
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motion Sickness
  • Mouth Bleeding
  • Mouth Pain
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Multiple Chronic Illnesses
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Tears
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myalgia
  • Nail Disease
  • Nail Injury
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nausea
  • Nausea And Vomiting
  • Neck Muscle Injury
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Neonatal Acne
  • Nevus
  • Newborn Feeding Problems
  • Night Sweats
  • Nightmares
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Noisy Breathing
  • Norovirus
  • Nose Pain
  • Novel Coronavirus
  • Numbness
  • Obesity
  • Odynophagia
  • Optic Migraines
  • Oral Candidiasis
  • Orthopnea
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otalgia
  • Otitis Externa
  • Otitis Media
  • Overweight
  • Palpitations
  • Panic Attack
  • Paresthesia
  • Paronychia
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Penile Bleeding
  • Penile Discharge
  • Performance Anxiety
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Persistent Asthma
  • Persistent Cough
  • Pertussis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Plant Dermatitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pleurisy
  • Pleuritic Pain
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy
  • Poison Oak
  • Polypharmacy
  • Positional Vertigo
  • Post Nasal Drip
  • Postcoital Bleeding
  • Prediabetes
  • Problems With Smell And Taste
  • Pruritus
  • Psychomotor Agitation
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Rash
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Pain
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Retained Tampon
  • Retinopathy Of Prematurity
  • Rhinitis
  • Ringworm Of Body
  • Ringworm Of Groin
  • Ringworm Of Head
  • Rosacea
  • Salivary Gland Swelling
  • Scab
  • Scabies
  • Scaly Skin
  • School Anxiety
  • Sciatica
  • Scratchy Voice
  • Scrotal Pain
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Severe Asthma
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
  • Shakiness
  • Shin Splints
  • Shortness Of Breath (SOB)
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Sinus Pain
  • Sinus Pressure
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Abscess
  • Skin Disease
  • Skin Irritations
  • Skin Tag
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Terrors
  • Slowing Of Urinary Stream
  • Smoker Cough
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Spider Bite
  • Spine Injury
  • Sprained Muscle
  • Sputum Production
  • Staphylococcus Infections
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Pain
  • Stool Changes
  • Straining On Urination
  • Strep Throat
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Stridor
  • Stye
  • Submandibular Swelling
  • Substance Addiction
  • Subungual Hematoma
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Sunburn
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Swooshing Sound In Ears
  • Syncope
  • Syphilis
  • Tachycardia
  • Teething
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Pain
  • Throat Tightness
  • Thumb Sprain
  • Thumb Strain
  • Thyroid Disorder
  • Tick Borne Infections
  • Tinea Capitis
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Cruris
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tingling
  • Tinnitus
  • Toenail Injury
  • Tongue Pain
  • Tongue Swelling
  • Tracheobronchitis
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Tremor
  • Tropical Sprue
  • Twisted Ankle
  • Twitching
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Underweight
  • Unexpected Weight Loss
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Upper Lip Tie
  • Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Urethral Discharge
  • Urge Incontinence
  • Urinary Hesitation
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Urticaria
  • Uterine Bleeding
  • Vaginal Bleeding
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Vaginismus
  • Varicella
  • Varicella Virus
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Conjunctivitis
  • Viral Infections
  • Visual Discomfort
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Visual Impairment
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vitamin Deficiency
  • Vitamin Poisoning
  • Voice Problems
  • Vomiting
  • Vulvodynia
  • Warts
  • Wasp Stings
  • Weakness
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Problem
  • Wheezing
  • Work Related Illnesses
  • Work Related Injury
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
  • Xerosis
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Procedures I perform

  • Administrative Physicals
  • Adolescent Health
  • Birth Control
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Blood Pressure Screening
  • Blood Test
  • Body Fat Analysis
  • Breast Cancer Prevention And Risk Reduction
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breast Examination
  • Camp Physicals
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cerumen Removal
  • Chemistry Blood Panel
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • College Health
  • Complementary Medicine
  • Concussion Testing
  • Coping Skills
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Education
  • Diabetes Management
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Therapy
  • Diet And Exercise
  • Diet And Nutrition
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Drug Test
  • Ear Exam
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Employee Health
  • Family Planning
  • Fitness For Duty Evaluations
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Gynecological Exam
  • Health Maintenance
  • Health Screening
  • Hepatitis A Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • HIV Testing
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccination
  • Lab Services
  • Lifestyle Modification
  • Measles Vaccination
  • Medical Education
  • Medication Refills
  • Medication Renewal
  • Meningitis Vaccination
  • Meningococcal Vaccine
  • Mens Health
  • Migraine Treatment
  • MMR Vaccine
  • Newborn Care
  • Novel Coronavirus Testing
  • Novel Coronavirus Vaccine
  • Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Booster
  • Nutrition And Health
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Occupational Health Screening
  • Office Gynecology
  • Oral Contraceptive
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Exams
  • Pneumonia Vaccination
  • Polio Vaccination
  • Pregnancy Blood Test
  • Premarital Exam
  • Preoperative Evaluation
  • Preventative Women Healthcare
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Examination
  • Prostate Specific Antigen Blood Test
  • Quality Improvement
  • Rapid Strep Test
  • Reproductive Health
  • School Physical
  • Sexual Health
  • Shingles Vaccination
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Splinter Removal
  • Sports Physical Exam
  • Suboxone Treatment
  • Suture Removal
  • Tetanus And Diphtheria Vaccine
  • Tetanus Diphtheria And Pertussis Vaccine
  • Tobacco Use Cessation
  • Travel Medicine
  • Travel Vaccination
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Test
  • Vaccinations
  • Varicella Vaccination
  • Welcome To Medicare Exam
  • Well Child Exam
  • Wellness
  • Wellness Check
  • Women's Health
  • Worker Compensation Evaluation
  • Wound Care
  • Yoga Therapy
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Practice locations

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12 Medstar Boulevard
Suite 220
Bel Air, MD, 21015

410-877-8088

Fax 410-877-8082

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Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Aetna Better Health of Maryland
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • CIGNA EPO
    • Network OA
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Open EPO Plus
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Student Resources
    • Tricare Prime
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • First Health PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine

Residency Program: Christiana Care Health System (2013)

Internship Program: Christiana Care Health System (2011)

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine (2010)

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.8
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • Dec 15, 2023

    I love Dr Slack. she makes me feel important and allows me to take part in my health care decisions

  • Dec 12, 2023

    Dr Slack is a very good doctor.

  • Nov 29, 2023

    Dr. Slack provided a comfortable environment with respect to addressing my questions and concerns related to my health, and offered several helpful options to possible treatment solutions.