Dr. Melvin Whitfield, MD

Dr. Melvin Whitfield, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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 of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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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

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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

Dr. Whitfield does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Whitfield and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Whitfield's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitfield to family and friends
3.7
based on 12 total reviews (1 with 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

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

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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