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Dr. Hal Meltzer, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Meltzer

Dr. Hal Meltzer, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Diego, CA. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery.

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(858) 657-7000

Dr. Meltzer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
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Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Meltzer's conditions and procedures:

  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders

About Me


"Dr. Meltzer is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in pediatric neurosurgery and performs the majority of his procedures at Rady Children's Hospital San Diego. His clinical interests span all of pediatric neurosurgery and include endoscop...


  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications


University Ca San Diego Med Center
Residency Hospital
Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Medical School


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What People Say About Dr. Hal Meltzer, MD
Put a vp shunt sideways in my son's brain and denied it as viral or constipation for almost a year Refused to do a work up it was not till my son was in emergency brain surgery at another hospital that we found out it probably never worked. We needed a shunt because he have to much medication causing a brain bleed
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