Dr. Miguel Melgar, MD

Dr. Miguel Melgar, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
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

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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
  • Cauda Equina 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
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • 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

3.9

Based on 25 reviews

5 Stars
64%
(16)
4 Stars
8%
(2)
3 Stars
4%
(1)
2 Stars
4%
(1)
1 Star
20%
(5)

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Dr. Melgar did a double fusion on me C456 and seven in June 2018 my life has been pure misery and destroyed ever since I have the worst scar that he put on my neck that anyone could ever imagine for a woman I have to walk around with it’s complete embarrassment I have to have plastic surgery to...Read More
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L4-5 lamenectomy. Shaved off bone edge where spinal cord was rubbing. Surgery Day 1, walked out with no pain Day 2. Office help is a zoo but Melnar is A#1.
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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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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