Dr. Itay Melamed, MD

Dr. Itay Melamed, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Dr. Itay Melamed, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Centennial, CO and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University of Colorado At Denver in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery, endovascular surgical neuroradiology, and more.Read his story

6801 S Yosemite St Ste 200

Centennial, CO 80112

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  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Top Care Areas

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Spine Disorders
more than 59% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
more than 57% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
more than 45% of peers

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Dr. Melamed's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Melamed "Dr. Itay Melamed is a board-certified neurosurgeon who is one of only a few neurosurgeons in the country to specialize in both neuro-interventional and open cerebrovascular techniques. These are highly specialized treatments for brain vascular conditions such as aneurysms. He also specializes in minimally invasive surgeries for treatment of tumors, skull base and spine disorders. This is just one of the reasons he was voted a "Top Doctor" by his peers in Denver's 5280 Magazine."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Melamed "I believe in comprehensive options for patient care. It starts with prevention and education. I encourage patients to participate in their care optimizing outcomes of neurological aliments. I offer the most advanced treatment options to patients, including participating in research studies, which are important for advancing the overall field of medicine and improving the quality of life."

6  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology
  • Interventional Neuroradiology
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Stroke
  • Aneurysm
  • Back Injuries
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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36  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • University Of Colorado
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Mo Columbia
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Mo Columbia
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine (formerly Indianapolis Neurosurgical Group)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Melamed has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Itay Melamed, MD
Dr. Melamed goes to great lengths to explain everything. Contact is quick and questions answered promptly.
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Al in Golden – Mar 23, 2018
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Dr.Melamed is very kind and caring, I love how he participates in my recovery.
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Brett S. in Colorado – Mar 23, 2018
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Good folks. Thanks for the great care.
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ROBIN K. in Denver, CO – Mar 23, 2018
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Dr. Melamed told me during the appointment that he "doesn't do miracles." I was hoping for an answer as to what is going on and a solution that would alleviate symptoms. I felt like he was condescending and not a good listener or didn't take my symptoms seriously. How about not insinuating that...Read More
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CENTENNIAL – Mar 18, 2018
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The most honest doctor!!! Thankful to him tons. You can totally trust his opinion. He cares for patients
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Elena in Denver, CO – Aug 01, 2017
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