Dr. Mel T. Ortega, MD

Dr. Mel T. Ortega, MD

General Surgery | Male | 61 years old

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1.Wait time was at least 2 hours. 2.Didn't meet the doctor till day of surgery. 3.office looks dirty 4.staff not professional, and surely not medical knowledgeable. 5. The doctor does what he wants to your body, NoT what you ask!
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Dr. Ortega's Care Philosophy

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.

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

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  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

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

Education

  • Medical School
    Universidad De La Salle, Facultad Mexicana De Medicina

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    Variety Chldns Hospital

    Completed in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Lincoln Med and Mental Health Center

    Completed in 1987

    University Tex Med Br

    Completed in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Liposuction
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery

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