Dr. Kurt Melstrom Jr, MD

Dr. Kurt Melstrom Jr, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
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
  • 3 More

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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
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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 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
Carcinoma in Situ
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
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
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoid Removal
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
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
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

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


  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery


  • 2011
    Weill Cornell NY Presby Hosp/Meml Slaon Kettering
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 2011
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    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


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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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HealthFirst PPO
Choice Care PPO
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