Accepting new patients

Dr. Kurt Melstrom Jr, MD

Colorectal Surgery ·  Male · Age 42

Dr. Melstrom Jr

Dr. Kurt Melstrom Jr, MD is a colorectal surgery in Duarte, CA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ in 2003 and specializes in colorectal surgery.


Accepting new patients


Make an appointment


Insurance Check

Search for your insurance provider

Dr. Melstrom Jr accepts

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

(626) 471-7100

Dr. Melstrom Jr accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Elderplan
Medicare HMO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
HealthFirst
HealthFirst HMO
HealthFirst PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Managed Care
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice HMO
Oxford Liberty

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Melstrom Jr's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Melstrom Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melstrom Jr treats Anal Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Melstrom Jr treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Colorectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melstrom Jr treats Colorectal Cancer more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Melstrom Jr treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melstrom Jr treats Anal and Rectal Cancer more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Melstrom Jr treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer

Dr. Melstrom Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dilatation
  • Diverticulitis
  • 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
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • 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
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our practice strives to treat all colon, rectal and anal disorders.

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Melstrom Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Melstrom Jr

3.0

Based on 2 reviews

5 Stars
50%
(1)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
50%
(1)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Melstrom Jr?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Melstrom Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness

Be the first to leave a comment

How was your experience with Dr. Melstrom Jr?

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Melstrom Jr treats patients.

Learn more