Dr. Melvin Wahl Jr, MD

Dr. Melvin Wahl Jr, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
(22)
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Dr. Melvin Wahl Jr, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Richland, WA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

1100 Goethals Dr

Richland, WA 99352

Contact Information

(509) 942-3080

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Wahl Jr'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Upper Back Pain
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6  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wahl Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wahl Jr's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wahl Jr to family and friends
22 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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

Dr. Wahl Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (4)

Thank you Dr Wahl, I had fell & hurt my back at work, & was having trouble with the privately insured company, Dr Walh made the proper calls not going to surgery until all else was tried, I am not perfect but was able to return to reasonable life & may someday have to turn to surgery but if I do it...more
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Dr. Wahl is an amazing doctor. He performed my cervical spine surgery which was a three level fusion. After months of discomfort I am able to live a normal life. My range of motion is better now than it was before surgery and the pain is gone. Dr. Wahl is very caring and considerate and treats his...more
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Dr. Wahl is my hero! I spent 5yrs being handed off from Dr. to Dr. until I was referred to Dr. Wahl, he took one look at my MRI's and said surgery was only option. I had an artificial disk replacement btwn the L5-S1 two yrs ago and am able to walk again and am pain free...truly a miracle!
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dr Wahl let his nurse Practioner do follow ups I had a big cyst on my back 3 months after surgery , and np kept sayin it was swelling from surgery, it got worse bigger and more PAIn Off to ER found a cyst full of spine fluid a spine fluid leak was overlooked by np NOT GOOD
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