Dr. Mel Ortega, MD

Dr. Mel Ortega, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mel Ortega, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Coral Gables, FL. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

51 SW 42nd Ave

Coral Gables, FL 33134

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Insurance Accepted

  • Medicaid
  • Medicare

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Dr. Ortega's Experience

Dr. Ortega's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ortega "Spectrum Aesthetics combines high quality cosmetic surgery with five-star service in a private and luxurious setting. From the complimentary valet to the well-appointed office, at Spectrum Aesthetics Plastic Surgery you can enjoy the latest cosmetic surgery has to offer while being pampered like you're on vacation. Dr. Mel Ortega is board-certified in Plastic Surgery and has extensive experience in the latest cosmetic surgery techniques."


  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits


  • Abdominoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Liposuction
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Universidad De La Salle, Facultad Mexicana De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Variety Chldns Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Lincoln Med And Mental Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Tex Med Br
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ortega has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ortega's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ortega to family and friends
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Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Ortega's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in London, ON |
I went to Miami from Canada to get a breast augmentation by Dr Ortega. I was super nervous especially since this was my first surgery and I didn't have an opportunity to meet the Dr before the surgery day. The staff in the office were absolutely amazing and really made me feel at ease. Dr Ortega...more
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San Antonio, TX |
Im an out of state patientVERYunhappy with my experience with spectrum aesthetics/mel Ortega. I was promised 5 star service, scheduled check ins as well as a knowledgeable staff available to help best prepare me for my procedure. Instead, after placing a deposit all such claims became...more
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Hospitals where Dr. Ortega has admitting privileges

Baptist Hospital of Miami
8900 N Kendall Dr
Miami, FL 33176
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Doctors Hospital
5000 University Dr
Coral Gables, FL 33146
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