Dr. Hooman Melamed, MD

Dr. Hooman Melamed, MD

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Age 44
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Dr. Hooman Melamed, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Marina Del Rey, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine and specializes in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

13160 Mindanao Way Ste 300

Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Contact Information

(310) 574-0405

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Melamed's Experience

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Dr. Melamed's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Melamed's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Melamed "Dr. Hooman M. Melamed is a highly regarded board certified orthopedic spine surgeon in the nation concentrating on disorders of the spine for adults and children. Dr. Melamed's areas of interest include minimally invasive and out-patient spinal surgery; complex cervical spine disorders; cervical/thoracic/lumbar degenerative disc disease and microsurgery; revision spine surgeries; second opinions; spine trauma/tumor; pediatric and adult 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. He currently serves as co-director of the spinal surgery program at DISC and appears as a regular guest on "The Doctors Show" on CBS."
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2  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

79  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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23  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Lsu Med Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Melamed has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Melamed's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Melamed to family and friends
100 total reviews (30 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (100)

  • 5
    (94)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Melamed's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (30)

Dr. Melamed went out of his way to alleviate all of the issues we were having and ended up operating on my back leading me pain free. I cannot delete the previous one star I gave him but would like to know change it to a 5 start. Thanks to dr. Melamed and his staff I am pain free and would...more
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I went through some serious pain for 4 months until I saw Dr Melamed. He instantly knew what was wrong after seeing my mri scan and one visit. He told me what needed to be done. I was scared when he said surgery but he reassured me it would be a small one and I wont even be on any serious pain...more
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Dr. Melamed is amazing. I had dealt with severe sciatica in my left leg for 10 years. He performed a very successful Microdiscectomy. I couldn't be more happy with the results. I feel like I got a second chance at life. Thank you for everything Dr. Melamed.
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Dr. Melamed was simply amazing! He really gave me back the life that I've previously taken for granted and enjoyed. I'm now finally hopeful of being able to live a long and pain free life again. Thank you!!!
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Dr. Melamed is an exceptional surgeon! He saved my mother’s life and we are forever grateful! He truly cares about his patients and is very honest and compassionate. His staff was very helpful and kind. Thank you!
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