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Hooman M. Melamed, MD

Languages: English
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Dr. Hooman is one of the nations leading board certified orthopedic spine surgeons who has gained an international reputation for helping patients with back and neck conditions to regain active, pain-free lives. Dr. Melaned and his patients have been featured in media nationwide including appearance on Dr. Oz, The Doctors (multiple times), The Steve Harvey Show and various local newscasts and newspapers. He currently serves as The Director of Scoliosis at Marina Del Rey Hospital concentrating on disorders of the spine for children and adults. His area of interest include minimally invasive and out-patient spinal surgery; complex cervical spine disorders; cervical/thoracic/lumbar degenerative disc disease and microsurgery; deformities including spondylolisthesis, scoliosis, tumor, and kyphosis, artificial disc replacements, nonfusion technology, XLIF, stem cell therapy, pediatric and adult deformities including spondylolisthesis, tumor, kyphosis and scoliosis. 'Most of the time, patients with spinal issues can be treated successfully without surgery. I listen to my patients carefully and they are active participants in their treatment plans. If spine surgery is necessary, my partners and I have been able to combine our expertise in both orthopaedic and neurosurgery to offer you the most advanced and minimally invasive surgical intervention.' ~ Dr. Melamed
Education
Institution
Type
University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
Medical School
Lousiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA
Internship
University Of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Residency
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Fellowship
Health Plans Accepted
  • Aetna POS/EPO
  • Aetna Preferred Provider Organization
  • Affiliated Health Funds PPO
  • Benefit Panel Services PPO/EPO
  • Cigna POS/EPO
  • Cigna Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
  • Community Care Network PPO
  • CorVel Health PPO/EPO
  • First Health Network PPO/EPO
  • Foundation Health PPO/EPO/POS
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) PPO/POS
  • Galaxy PPO
  • Global Care Medical Group IPA
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Health Payors Organization PPO
  • Interplan PPO/EPO
  • LA Foundation Medical Care PPO/EPO
  • MCS Patient Centered HC PPO
  • Medi-Medi (Medicare-Medi-Cal)
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Network Incorporated PPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan LTD PPO
  • National Provider Network PPO
  • Pacific Health Alliance PPO/POS
  • Private Healthcare System PPO/POS
  • Prudential Healthcare
  • Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • TriWest PPO
  • USA Managed Care Organization PPO
  • United Healthcare EPO
  • United Healthcare POS
  • United Healthcare PPO
  • Universal Health Network PPO
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Arthroplasty Shoulder
  • Arthroscopy Of Knee
  • Back Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Knee Arthroplasty
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Scoliosis
 
DISC Sports and Spine Center
13160 Mindanao Way Suite 300
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
3105740401
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Saint John's Health Center