Dr. Lora Melman, MD

Dr. Lora Melman, MD

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Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
42 y/o
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Dr. Lora Melman, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Somerset, NJ and has been practicing for 4 years. She specializes in bariatric surgery, surgery, and more.Read her story

Advanced Surgical & Bariatrics of NJ

81 Veronica Ave Ste 205

Somerset, NJ 08873
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MagnaCare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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. Melman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melman treats Obesity more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Melman treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Sleeve Gastrectomy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melman performs Sleeve Gastrectomy more than 42% of her peers

Dr. Melman performs this procedure more than 42% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
Hernia Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melman performs Hernia Repair more than 5% of her peers

Dr. Melman performs this procedure more than 5% of her peers

Dr. Melman's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Procedure
Abdominal Surgery
Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
Achalasia
Acute Appendicitis
Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
Advanced Robotic Surgery
Appendicitis
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Benign Tumor
Celiac Artery Stenosis from Compression by Median Arcuate Ligament of Diaphragm
Cholecystitis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Chronic Appendicitis
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophagomyotomy
Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Generalized Obesity
Heller Myotomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Surgery
Intestinal Obstruction
Intussusception
Laparoscopic Adrenal Surgery
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparotomy
LINX® Reflux Management System
Lipomas
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obesity
Obesity Associated Asthma
Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
ORBERA™ Intragastric Balloon System Insertion
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Partial Lung Collapse
Pediatric Obesity
Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
ReShape™ Intragastric Integrated Dual Balloon System Insertion
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Robotic-Assisted Revisional Bariatric Surgery
Secondary Malignancies
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Traumatic Hernia
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Weight Loss Revisional Surgery

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Melman is a Fellowship-trained, Board-certified, and daVinci robot-certified Specialist surgeon who is focused on providing cutting-edge surgical care by combining enhanced recovery methods with minimal-access techniques.  She has been fo...

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2014
Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatrics-Saint Lukes Hospital Of Kansas City, Missouri
Fellowship Hospital
2013
Residency-Surgery-Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School Of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
Residency Hospital
2005
Saint Louis University School Of Medicine St. Louis, Missouri-Md
Medical School
1998
Washington University, St Louis-Ba Biology and Dance
Undergraduate School
2014
2013
2005
1998

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Dr. Melman, was amazing, She and I both thought I was going in for a "normal" removal of a gall bladder. However, when she did the surgery under very short notice... one night when I was in too much pain to wait, done through an emergency room visit. My condition was far worse then expected, when...Read More
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Having only met Dr. Melman for the first time in the summer of 2016, I can honestly say that I felt comfortable with her within the first few minutes of being in her presence. She was gracious, affable, and a good listener. She also never tried to rush me and she answered all my questions. Since...Read More
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Advanced Surgical & Bariatrics of NJ

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Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
Anthem Blue Cross
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
MagnaCare
Oxford Health Plans
QualCare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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