Dr. Hooman Melamed
Dr. Hooman 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 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).