Dr. Paul Meli III, MD

Dr. Paul Meli III, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(139)
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Dr. Paul Meli III, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Ft Lauderdale, FL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

4701 N Federal Hwy Ste A39

Ft Lauderdale, FL 33308

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
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more than 99% of peers
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
very high
more than 99% of peers
Adhesive Capsulitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Meli III "Evidence based medicine."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Meli III does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Arthritic Knee Reconstruction
  • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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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

  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • New York Hospital Medical Center Of Queens
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Cabrini Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Detroit Rec Hospital and University Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Meli III has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Meli III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Meli III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Meli III to family and friends
4.2
based on 139 total reviews (86 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (139)

  • 5
    (107)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (25)

Dr. Meli III's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (86)

in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Had a shoulder injury, saw Dr. Meli. He quickly and efficiently diagnosed my problem, did surgery, rehab at imperial point hospital. I had a totally great outcome. If you're properly motivated and want to get better with Dr. Meli and his staff you will.
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Dr. Meli is a great doctor, very friendly and explains everything in detail. My knee feels great and I was able to get a diagnosis and surgery all very quickly. I would highly recommend him to any of my friends or family.
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Amazing office staff, everyone is wonderful and kind. The nurses and techs are friendly and courteous. Dr. Meli is a doctor who really cares, listens, pays attention and make you feel comfortable. He is knowledgeable and professional. My experiences at his office have always been positive. Dr....more
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Dr,Meli is excellent doctor.he is caring ,courteous and respect his patients.He make you feel calm when you see him ,because he explain what he is going to do and what to expect after.He did my surgery.,with good outcome.
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The ABSOLUTE WORST DR EVER!!! All you are is a number to this guy. He tells each patient the same thing. I was forced to go to him through workers comp. He did surgery on me and butchered up my knee. Had to get attorney to fight for another Dr. Was blessed to find another one that saved me and...more
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