Hooman M. Melamed, MD, FAAOS

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon & Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Specialist located in West Los Angeles, Marina Del Rey, CA

Dealing with orthopedic spinal issues and disorders can be a tough ordeal no matter who you are, and finding a specialist that can alleviate your pain and discomfort while curbing future problems is almost as difficult. For anyone requiring spinal surgery in Marina Del Rey, however, the search does not have to be impossible. Dr. Hooman M. Melamed, Director of Scoliosis at Marina Del Rey Hospital, is a highly regarded and board certified orthopedic spine surgeon who can handle most of your spinal treatment options.

Dr. Hooman M. Melamed graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Los Angeles with a B.S. in neuroscience. He later attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, receiving a scholarship from the prestigious Morris H. and Gertrude M. Harris Foundation. Dr. Melamed then completed his residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Orthopedic Surgery while going on to receive numerous fellowships for his work. He eventually brought his talents back to the West Los Angeles area and now looks forward to handling all of your spinal issues.

Dr. Melamed can treat a wide variety of different spinal ailments, depending on your diagnosis. These options include but are not limited to issues of the cervical, lumbar, and thoracic spines as well as scoliosis and other deformities. Before starting on a treatment plan, however, it is first of the utmost importance to perform an accurate and thorough diagnosis. To do so, you should schedule an appointment to determine if spinal surgery is the right option or if more conservative care is a better choice.

Dr. Melamed believes in the importance of giving back to the community and other charitable organizations, and he donates every year to support a range of childhood education and animal preservation charities. Some of these include the Wild Animal Sanctuary, PETA, and KCIS (Keep Children In School).

If you would like more information regarding the possible spinal services Dr. Melamed and his SpinePro team can provide, call the office to discuss your spine health and treatment options.

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Hooman M. Melamed, MD, FAAOS

Dealing with orthopedic spinal issues and disorders can be a tough ordeal no matter who you are, and finding a specialist that can alleviate your pain and discomfort while curbing future problems is almost as difficult. For anyone requiring spinal surgery in Marina Del Rey, however, the search does not have to be impossible. Dr. Hooman M. Melamed, Director of Scoliosis at Marina Del Rey Hospital, is a highly regarded and board certified orthopedic spine surgeon who can handle most of your spinal treatment options.

Dr. Hooman M. Melamed graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Los Angeles with a B.S. in neuroscience. He later attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, receiving a scholarship from the prestigious Morris H. and Gertrude M. Harris Foundation. Dr. Melamed then completed his residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Orthopedic Surgery while going on to receive numerous fellowships for his work. He eventually brought his talents back to the West Los Angeles area and now looks forward to handling all of your spinal issues.

Dr. Melamed can treat a wide variety of different spinal ailments, depending on your diagnosis. These options include but are not limited to issues of the cervical, lumbar, and thoracic spines as well as scoliosis and other deformities. Before starting on a treatment plan, however, it is first of the utmost importance to perform an accurate and thorough diagnosis. To do so, you should schedule an appointment to determine if spinal surgery is the right option or if more conservative care is a better choice.

Dr. Melamed believes in the importance of giving back to the community and other charitable organizations, and he donates every year to support a range of childhood education and animal preservation charities. Some of these include the Wild Animal Sanctuary, PETA, and KCIS (Keep Children In School).

If you would like more information regarding the possible spinal services Dr. Melamed and his SpinePro team can provide, call the office to discuss your spine health and treatment options.


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We Accept Same Day Urgent Care Visits!

Telemedicine - Remote Consultations

With all the advancements in technology, telemedicine is widely available to patients and Dr. Hooman Melamed is excited to offer this to his patients. Although not a substitute for face-to-face appointments, remote consultations offer numerous benefits such as:

  • More Convenient & Accessible Patient Care
  • Increased Patient Engagement
  • No Waiting in the Waiting Room
  • Privacy Assurance
  • Cost-Efficiency

To find out more about telemedicine and to see if it would be a good fit for you, give us a call today.

To get started, set up a free Skype account if you don't already have one. Click here for instructions!

Own an Apple device? We do remote consultations using FaceTime Click here to learn how to use Facetime.

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We accept most major PPO insurances, but do NOT accept HMO. Please see the full list of plans. If you do not see yours please call our office to see how we can help.

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Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "An honest, ethical physician. I've read up and researched him thoroughly. Most importantly, he is skillful. "

    Yosi B
  • Yelp

    "I am now pain free and have Dr. Melamed to thank. I highly recommend Dr. Melamed to anyone with spine issues."

    Lauren S.
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    "Dr.Melamed has the best bedside manor, he's very compassionate, and sincerely cares about his patients... not to mention an EXCELLENT surgeon."

    LaRue D.
  • Google+

    "Dr. Melamed was able to help my mom get back on her feet. He really cares about his patients and always goes above and beyond."

    Ben B.
  • Vitals

    "I would encourage anyone with chronic back to make an appointment and find relief."

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "He is truly an expert in his field. He was so patient, friendly, and was always open and honest about the whole process. I recommend him to everyone."

    Verified Patient
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Hooman M. Melamed, MD, FAAOS
13160 Mindanao Way
Ste 300
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292