Dr. Miguel Melgar, MD

Dr. Miguel Melgar, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Miguel Melgar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Gulfport, MS. He graduated from National Higher University Of San Marcos / Academy Of Human Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery.

1340 Broad Ave Ste 440

Gulfport, MS 39501

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Melgar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melgar treats Low Back Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Melgar treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melgar treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Melgar treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Herniated Disc
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melgar treats Herniated Disc more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Melgar treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Melgar's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
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
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Miguel Melgar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Gulfport, MS. He graduated from National Higher University Of San Marcos / Academy Of Human Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
  • National Higher University Of San Marcos / Academy Of Human Medicine
    Medical School

Awards

Dr. Melgar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Melgar

4.0

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
69.56521739130434%
(16)
4 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
3 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
2 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
1 Star
17.391304347826086%
(4)

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Average Wait Time
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Did not follow through with referral as he discussed in his 2 miniutes meeting with patient. Did nothing but have a person in severe pain sit in a chair for 2 hours while waiting for office visit with him. I am sure his billing will not indicate the lack of medical care he failed to provide. His...Read More
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As an individual he presents him self as kind , very courteous , and just an good honest all around caring person. I selected him to do my brain surgery over other Dr.'S in his office. The results far exceeded the general expations of a positive out come. I can honestly say I live because of...Read More
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Dr. Melgar has great bedside manner, he was always kind. He explained everything to me to where I could understand what was going to happen.
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Have been more than happy with Dr. Melgar with his knowledge and caring .
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Inordinately long wait in the Office, nearly 2 hours beyond my appointment time. He was rushed, cut me off when I asked questions and I left the office feeling ignored, I asked to be referred to another Neurosurgeon. He did review my films and referred me to Pain Management for further...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO