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Dr. Hooman M. Melamed


Dr. Hooman M. Melamed is a top Board Certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in Marina Del Rey, CA. With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Hooman M. Melamed is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Hooman M. Melamed is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Hooman M. Melamed is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Marina Del Rey, California, Dr. Hooman M. Melamed is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.

Hooman M. Melamed, MD, FAAOS, is a top orthopedic spine surgeon who lends his skills and expertise to serve patients at DISC Sports & Spine Center in Marina Del Rey and Newport Beach, California. He is the co-director of the Spinal Surgery Program at DISC Sports & Spine Center, which he joined in 2005. Dr. Melamed can also be found on staff at Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, and the Cedars Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital in Marina Del Rey, California. With thirteen years of experience as an orthopedic spine surgeon, he specializes in all facets of his specialty with areas of interest including minimally invasive and out-patient spinal surgery, complex cervical spine disorders, cervical, thoracic, and lumbar degenerative disc disease and microsurgery, revision spine surgeries, second opinions, spine trauma and tumor, artificial disc replacements, non-fusion technology, XLIF, stem cell therapy, as well as pediatric and adult deformities including spondylolisthesis, tumor, kyphosis, and scoliosis. Dr. Melamed additionally serves patients at his private practice, The Spine Pro, in Marina Del Rey, California, is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine in Las Vegas, Nevada, acts as Director of Scoliosis at Cedars-Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital in Marina Del Rey, California, and is a Spine Consultant at Shriners for Children Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.

As a result of his compassionate attitude, patient centric philosophy, and commitment to excellence in all facets of orthopedic spine surgery, Hooman M. Melamed, MD, FAAOS, has been honored with a 2017 Top Doctor Award. Top Doctor Awards is dedicated to selecting and honoring those healthcare practitioners who have demonstrated clinical excellence while delivering the highest standards of patient care. Furthermore, Dr. Melamed is the go-to expert on programs such as Dr. Oz, The Doctors (17 times as guest), Fox & Friends, KTLA, and KABC. He has been a lead author on multiple published peer reviewed papers and books and has presented his research at several meetings. Furthermore, he has been honored as one of California’s SuperDoctors for five consecutive years and was further included among the Top Doctors by Castle Connolly.
Dr. Hooman M. Melamed
Specializes in:
  • Spine Injuries And Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Scoliosis
  • Herniated Disk
  • Marina Del Rey, California
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

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