Dr. Melvin Whitfield, MD

Dr. Melvin Whitfield, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 71
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Dr. Melvin Whitfield, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Aventura, FL and has been practicing for 38 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

  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Whitfield's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitfield performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 33% of his peers

Dr. Whitfield performs this procedure more than 33% of his peers

Brain Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitfield performs Brain Surgery more than 27% of his peers

Dr. Whitfield performs this procedure more than 27% of his peers

Herniated Disc Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitfield performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 26% of his peers

Dr. Whitfield performs this procedure more than 26% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy

Dr. Whitfield's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Elbow Injuries
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Hand Conditions
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Sprain
Hydrocephalus
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Shoulder Disorders
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Steroid Injection
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Wrist Fracture

About Me

Biography

Dr. Melvin Whitfield, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Aventura, FL and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1981
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency Hospital
1976
Iu Health Methodist
Internship Hospital
1975
Indiana University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1981
1976
1975

Awards

Dr. Whitfield's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Whitfield

3.7

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(4)

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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...Read More
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