Dr. Melvin Whitfield, MD

Dr. Melvin Whitfield, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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Dr. Melvin Whitfield, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Aventura, FL and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

21097 NE 27th Ct Ste 540

Aventura, FL 33180

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Neck Pain
normal
more than 68% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 68% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 66% of peers

Dr. Whitfield'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

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

80  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

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.

Education

  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • IU Health Methodist
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whitfield has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whitfield's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitfield to family and friends
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Whitfield's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (1)

He was an ok doctor until he decided to leave the practice he was at without telling any of his patients. I had to find out from the office that he wasn't there and all they could give me was his email, which he doesn't seem to respond to after multiple attempts to get in touch with him. I am...more
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