Dr. Kurt Melstrom Jr, MD

Dr. Kurt Melstrom Jr, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. Kurt Melstrom Jr, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Duarte, CA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ in 2003 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

1500 Duarte Rd

Duarte, CA 91010

Contact Information

(626) 471-7100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Destruction of Anal Tumor
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Melstrom Jr "Our practice strives to treat all colon, rectal and anal disorders."

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

31  Conditions Treated

32  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Loyola University Of Chicago / Stritch School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Loyola-Foster G McGaw Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Weill Cornell Ny Presby Hosp/Meml Slaon Kettering
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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