Dr. Melani Shaum, MD

Dr. Melani Shaum, MD

Hematology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Melani Shaum, MD is a hematology specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med in 1980 and specializes in hematology and oncology.

2001 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 560

Santa Monica, CA 90404

Contact Information

(310) 582-7900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shaum performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Melanoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Shaum's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

85  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shaum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shaum's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shaum to family and friends
17 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Shaum's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Out of all the oncologists I have had experience with, Dr. Shaum has demonstrated to be the most informative, concerned, attentive, forward thinking and accommodating of my unique experience of needs. She seems knowledgeable of all the options out there and will fully explain the research...more
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I have found Dr. Shaum to be one of the most caring and competent physicians I have ever known. I am 96 years old and was her patient for about 3 and a half years after the removal of my colon cancer.
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