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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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spine Disorders
high
more than 79% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • 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
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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17  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Melgar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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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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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Gulfport, MS – Oct 11, 2017
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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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Tom Birdsong in Gulfport, MS – Jul 04, 2017
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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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Danielle Jones in Gulfport, MS – Nov 12, 2016
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Have been more than happy with Dr. Melgar with his knowledge and caring .
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Todd Van Hyning in Diamondhead, MS – Aug 15, 2016
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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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G. Greene in Biloxi, MS – Feb 26, 2016
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