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Melissa Jane Nieland, MD

Family Medicine

Accepts New Patients
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About Melissa Jane Nieland, MD

Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics, Newborns (0-28 days)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna - Choice POS II
Aetna - Elect Choice
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Aetna - HMO
Aetna - Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Select
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
Aetna - Select SM
Aetna - US Access
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO-Group
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO-Group
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
Cigna - LocalPlus
Cigna - LocalPlusIN
Cigna - Network
Cigna - Network Open Access
Cigna - Network POS
Cigna - Open Access Plus
Cigna - POS
Cigna - POS Open Access
Cigna - PPO
Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
FirstCare Health Plans - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Humana - Humana Preferred
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
Humana - National POS
Imagine Health - EPN
Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
Mother Frances Hospital Regional - Self-Insured Employee Plan
OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
Accepts New Patients
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Superior - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
Superior - STAR+PLUS
Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
UnitedHealth - Core EPO
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
UnitedHealth - PPO
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select +
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Background

Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (2007)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Mountain Area Health Education Center (2010)
Certifications
  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education. To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities. The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements. Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 25, 2020, Melissa Jane Nieland, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (157) for Melissa Jane Nieland, MD

Overall: 4.8*
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Jan 10, 2023
Doctor takes her time to address my needs, I never feel rushed
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Jan 7, 2023
She takes her time, listens, never seems rushed and overall is kind.
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Dec 31, 2022
Her flexibility and dedication to her patients is extraordinary
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Dec 27, 2022
She treats you like you are the only patience she has.
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Dec 24, 2022
I have been going to Dr. Neiland for 10 years and have never requested the decision to continue with her as my PCP. She shows in every visit that my health and making sure it is the best I can have are her main concerns. She is kind, caring and easy to talk to about all aspects of my life.
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Dec 22, 2022
Dr Nieland was very attentive and a good listener
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Dec 17, 2022
Dr. Nieland has been my primary caregiver for ten years, I trust her completely.
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Dec 17, 2022
Very nice professional Dr
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Dec 15, 2022
Dr. Neiland is one of the best providers I have ever had the experience of working with.
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Dec 13, 2022
Dr Nieland was caring, thoughtful,and thorough during this visit. I really appreciated her efforts at personal connection with me as a patient. It was my first visit at this clinic and her connection helped put me at ease.
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Dec 10, 2022
She is VERY nice and listen to my problems
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Dec 9, 2022
Dr. Nieland checked my records prior to the appointment, and made a plan to address my current health condition.
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Dec 9, 2022
The service was great and all my questions were answered
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Dec 6, 2022
Dr. Nieland and her staff are courteous, friendly, and knowledgeable. The doctor listens and responds thoroughly to any questions and concerns I may have. I appreciate the time she devotes to my visit. I never feel that she is rushing to finish. She is a wonderful doctor.
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Dec 3, 2022
She takes the time to listen to you.
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Dec 1, 2022
Doc always thoroughly listens to my complex issues. She cares!
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Nov 19, 2022
Listened and was concerned about my situation. She gave advice on how to help my neck and gave a prescription cream to use.
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Nov 17, 2022
Dr Neiland continually provides me with help, peace, assurance and guidance for my health and family issues. She is great!!!
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Nov 17, 2022
Doctor is very concerned for her patients and always is so caring.
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Nov 12, 2022
Dr Nieland took as much time as I needed to address any questions or concerns. The technicians were friendly and efficient.
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Nov 12, 2022
Dr. Nieland is always compassionate, caring, kind and professional! I am so thankful she is my Doctor!!
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Nov 10, 2022
Love Dr. Nielan
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Nov 1, 2022
She cared and talked to me and listened to me and went over my chart and read the previous cases
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Oct 30, 2022
Great
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Oct 28, 2022
Very engaged
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Oct 25, 2022
Dr Nieland is a very caring and thoughtful provider. She has always gone the extra mile for me in my Healthcare explaining my options.
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Oct 25, 2022
Dr. Nieland listened patiently to my symptoms and took the time to arrive at a diagnosis and thoughtfully discussed the best treatment plan with me once she determined what the problem was. She is exceptionally intelligent, has a great bedside manner, and is very concerned about the well-being of her patients. It just shows! Thankful that I have the best doctor in town!
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Oct 25, 2022
Dr. Nieland is a great provider. Always willing to listen and give advice.
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Oct 22, 2022
Very caring and understanding
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Oct 20, 2022
She was very kind, caring and helped me determine what to do to cure my infection.
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Oct 19, 2022
She takes the time to explain everything to you. She's awesome!
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Oct 18, 2022
Excellent service. Takes care of my needs with much knowledge and care.
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Oct 18, 2022
She never seems rushed and is very friendly.
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Oct 18, 2022
Very knowledgeable, explains well, takes her time. Love her!
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Oct 12, 2022
She is a very good understanding doctor who has no problems addressing my health concerns.
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Oct 5, 2022
Excellent
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Oct 4, 2022
Dr. Nieland is caring and thorough with her treatment for your issues.
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Oct 3, 2022
She made me feel she really listed to my concerns
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Oct 2, 2022
Dr Neiland shares all pertinent medical info and explains all pertaining to my health and well-being
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Sep 29, 2022
I love Dr. Nieland! She listens, she cares, and always explains .
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Sep 27, 2022
Best doctor I've ever seen and at 68 years old I know what I'm talking about.
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Sep 24, 2022
She's the GREATEST won't use anyone else her staff are beyond amazing and kind and knowledgeable
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Sep 22, 2022
She listens to my concerns and does all she can to make sure I'm getting the best care for my ailments.
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Sep 22, 2022
Dr Nieland takes the time to listen. Allows me to ask questions and participate in my own healthcare.
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Sep 21, 2022
Love her! She always takes the time to address all concerns
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Sep 16, 2022
She took the time to answer my questions and together we made the best choice for my health.
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Sep 15, 2022
Always professional and feeling like you are not just a number
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Sep 11, 2022
Dr. Nieland is one of the best providers. She is so thorough when it comes to our care and my son likes her a lot. We are great full to have found such a good provider.
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Sep 11, 2022
Dr. Nieland is a wonderful and caring provider. She is always caring and understanding to my daughters needs. We are lucky to have her.
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Sep 11, 2022
Good experience. Although I think I needed a papsmear
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Sep 10, 2022
Very good she knows my history
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Sep 2, 2022
She is a great Doctor.
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Sep 1, 2022
Listened to any concerns I had and approached them accordingly.
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Sep 1, 2022
Very pleased with the Dr and whole office
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Aug 31, 2022
Doctor Nieland was very knowledgeable about problems that we were addressing and she answered my son's questions where he could understand them really well
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Aug 30, 2022
Caring , professional, friendly, and helps me make informed health decisions
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Aug 25, 2022
She is awesome great listener. I trust what she said is best for my health not just someone who trying to get rid of you because of time limit. She a great doctor and my whole family using her.
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Aug 23, 2022
Dr. Nieland listened, while she checked my records, to determine my diagnosis and begin my healing regiment. No time was wasted yet I was not rushed out. The appointment did not end until I received and understood all instructions.
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Aug 23, 2022
Dr. Neiland is attentive caring and very patient. She has always been available and responds when I reach out to her.
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Aug 22, 2022
Very caring and through
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Aug 19, 2022
As a nurse in a different healthcare system I was so surprised at the amount of time and the amount of attention I was given during the appointment. I walked in expecting to be given an antibiotic and told to schedule an appointment with a specialist or come back another day for a longer appointment. Instead, the doctor rounded up her team and provided the best, most comprehensive care, right then. I was so awesome to feel taken care of in such a positive, caring environment.
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Aug 18, 2022
She actually listens to me! I feel very blessed to have her as my primary!
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Aug 13, 2022
Knowledgeable friendly caring
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Aug 12, 2022
Dr. Neiland was very kind, professional and thorough when conducting my annual physical exam.
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Aug 11, 2022
She's young and knowledgeable, very professional. She is friendly and engaging.
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Aug 10, 2022
She takes time to listen to and respond to my questions. Then she brings up other things I might not have thought of. Very thorough.
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Aug 9, 2022
Very caring and carefully listens to my concerns
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