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Melissa Jane Nieland, MD

Family Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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About
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 Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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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
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
Healthscope - DART ACO
Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
Humana - National POS
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Superior - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Medicaid
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
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 - NexusACO R
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
Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Mountain Area Health Education Center (2010)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Ut Southwestern Medical School (2007)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Coastal 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 May 13, 2019, Melissa Jane Nieland, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(135)
Overall: 4.8*
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Dec 26, 2019
provider needs to read the history of the patient to better understand the needs of the patient. My ear was bothering me and the provider didn't seem to care. And, I needed a prescription for Flonase which is a past problem I get when experiencing acute bronchitis.
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Dec 23, 2019
Dr. Nieland has always been excellent in the care that she has given me. Thank u for havi ng her on your team, she's a gr8 asset.
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Dec 18, 2019
Dr. Nieland always takes her time. I never feel rushed. is always courteous.
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Dec 14, 2019
dr. NIELAND has been my primary care provider for years and is simply the best. I trust her completely with my health care.
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Dec 12, 2019
Dr. N's patience and interest in my issues is appreciated.
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Nov 29, 2019
I'm very proud and thankful for dr. nealon and her entire staff here at this belton Clinic. very professional and beyond standard courtesy.
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Nov 28, 2019
very caring and knowledgeable
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Nov 27, 2019
She was very professional and explained the problem to you in very understandable terms.
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Nov 26, 2019
seems genuinely interested in my concerns, thoughts, and interested in improving my health and wellness. i couldn't ask for a better provider for me and my children!
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Nov 26, 2019
My doctor is the best I have ever been to
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Nov 20, 2019
Dr. Nieland is an exceptional doctor! She reviews my records, discusses my condition, and explains the options of treatments. Dr. Nieland is the only reason I stay with BSW.
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Nov 18, 2019
I am blessed to have such a great primary care physician!
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Nov 14, 2019
very well organized, easy in and easy out
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Nov 14, 2019
Dr. Neiland was my Dr. 4 years ago. I just moved back to Texas and was happy to take her on as my primary. I have been very impressed with her over the years and look forward to the years ahead.
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Nov 7, 2019
just excellent.
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Nov 7, 2019
I'm very bless to have Dr. Neelan as my care provider. Her expertise and caring ways has make my life better. I have been with her over 5 years and never has fail me. Thanks
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Nov 5, 2019
great experience.
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Nov 5, 2019
I had to wait an hour and a half to be seen
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Nov 5, 2019
Dr Nieland is always friendly and genuinely concerned for my healthcare. I am confident in the care she provides to me.
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Oct 31, 2019
Dr. Neiland has been my primary physician for many yrars. Under her care, mu hralth has consistently improved, despite serious problems related yo a serious car wreck in 2008 and my advancing age. She is clear, consice and conscientious.
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Oct 23, 2019
I like how Dr. Nieland listens to me and takes time to answer my questions
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Oct 22, 2019
I wouldn't want another Dr.
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Oct 17, 2019
Dr Nieland is very caring & concerned about my well being.
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Oct 15, 2019
She is able to take into account and condider my suggestions for my care
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Oct 11, 2019
This doctor was by far one of the best I have had a visit with. She was very caring and asked many questions to make sure she covered everything, she was very nice and responsive. I would recommend her to a lot of people.
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Oct 9, 2019
Dr. Nieland is the kindest, relatable and knowledgeable provider I have ever seen. Always feel confident that I'm receiving excellent care.
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Oct 8, 2019
She is very nice and very helpful
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Oct 2, 2019
Dr. Nieland is the best doctor I've ever had
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Oct 2, 2019
Dr. Nieland is the greatest! She listens and suggests what to do. She is helping me understand all that end of life paper work. I don't know what I would do without her. Pay her more. She is definitely worth it.
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Oct 1, 2019
she was unbelievably kind to me & talked time through everything because I was very nervous among being there by myself.
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Sep 26, 2019
We love this location! We always get a prompt appointment time, and we always feel well taken care of here. Once again, thank you!
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Sep 26, 2019
We love Dr Nieland. She always listens and takes the time necessary to discuss issues with us. she's definitely an 11.
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Sep 25, 2019
As always, excellent ...
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Sep 25, 2019
Dr Neiland was very caring, and knowledgeable about what I am going through
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Sep 24, 2019
Terrific experience! the entire team was incredible
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Sep 21, 2019
Dr. Nieland is a wonderful physician who is the team leader of a really great staff. Her enthusiasm for her work radiates to her staff members and it shows with the care they give their patients. I feel so blessed to have Dr. Nieland as my primary care physician. I don't think there is another anywhere as good as she is.
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Sep 19, 2019
caring physician
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Sep 18, 2019
dr nieland is very concerned with whatever is ailing you at the time.
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Sep 17, 2019
the doctor was terrific in time and answering questions .. she was prepared and knew everything about my chart prior to the appointment. I only wish she had an opening because she would be my GP
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Sep 16, 2019
Dr. Nieland is very knowledgeable and helpful. She is respectful, personable, and treats patients' questions as important.
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Sep 14, 2019
waited an hour to see doctor. sat in room for nearly 45 without checking in on us.
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Sep 6, 2019
Best Dr. of my life.
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Sep 6, 2019
Dr Neiland is the best provider and I don't mind waiting for her because she is worth my time.
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Sep 3, 2019
very friendly and knowledgable
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Sep 2, 2019
Dr. Nieland is a caring provider.
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Sep 2, 2019
Dr. Nieland is the best family practice doctor I have ever had. (I am relatively new to Central Texas.)
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Sep 1, 2019
she is always ready to answer questions and listen to concerns
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Aug 29, 2019
She is caring, concerned, friendly, comforting, professional, and the best doctor I have ever had.
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Aug 27, 2019
Doctor Nieland is an excellent Doctor. she is dedicated to her patients. she takes the time to listen to you problems And reachers when necessary what may be the best way to treat your problem. I have been seeing her for almost 5 years and never been disappointed. A majority of her nurse are excellent, but some times they get lazy and I have spoken to her about that, and took necessary steps to correct the situation.
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Aug 27, 2019
extremely professional and courteous. excellent bedside manner. relieved my anxiety making me feel safe and secure with her positive manners it really have to.
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Aug 26, 2019
Dr. Nieland always takes time with me to insure I have explained my reason for the visit. She then explains, in terms I can thoroughly understand, my condition and the treatment options. she always makes mecomfortable.
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Aug 20, 2019
The staff is always helpful & professional. The doctor always listens, takes time to explain & answer questions, & often provides hand-outs to help me with diet & any questions/problems I need help with.
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Aug 20, 2019
dr nieland is the best!!!
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Aug 17, 2019
always get excellent care
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Aug 16, 2019
Dr Nieland is an excellent physician. She has the art and the science of good patient care. She listens, cares sincerely, and puts me at ease to discuss my healthcare problems and answer my questions with wisdom and intelligence. If she were my employee she would get q quality increase in pay because she demonstrates superior skills in performing her job.
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Aug 6, 2019
She is the must caring, professional and an excellent doctor. I feel bless to have her.
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Aug 1, 2019
Dr Nieland is by far, the best care provider I have ever had. She always takes the time to listen & understand my concerns. Together, we discuss what can be done then a decision is made together as far as what is going to be done. I cannot sing her praises loud enough.
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Jul 31, 2019
neiland is amazing. she truly cares and it shows.
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Jul 31, 2019
Dr. N is always good at caring for my issues & gives me time for questions; also expectations are explained
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Jul 29, 2019
Melissa is a Blessing; always listening to concerns & offering possible solutions.
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