Dr. Mel Ortega, MD
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General Surgery | Male

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.

Biography

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 37 years. Dr. Ortega is affiliated with Doctors Hospital and Baptist Hospital of Miami.

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    Dr. Ortega's Reviews

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    2.8
    based on 12 total surveys (1 with a review)
    Dr. Ortega's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      GOOD
    • Time well spent
      GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      GOOD
    • Office environment
      GOOD
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      GOOD
    • Average wait time
      31 to 45 minutes
    Patient Reviews (1)
    in Alamogordo, NM |
    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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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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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