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4.88 / 5
272 Ratings
191 Recommendations

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Excellent doctor. I would recommend him to anyone with a spine issue!
Excellent doctor. I would recommend him to anyone with a spine issue! Show Less
Francine K. (March 13, 2020)
5 star rating
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Doctor Melamed is incredible, I highly recommend the Doctor to anyone looking for answers. He is informative, helpful, kind and easy to talk to and takes the time to explain and and go over the patients needs.
Doctor Melamed is incredible, I highly recommend the Doctor to anyone looking for answers. He is informative, helpful, kind and easy to talk to and takes the time to explain and and go over the patients needs. Show Less
Julie C. (March 3, 2020)
5 star rating
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Best of the best!! I highly recommend Dr. Melamed to anyone that has back or neck issues.
Best of the best!! I highly recommend Dr. Melamed to anyone that has back or neck issues. Show Less
Darioush N. (February 19, 2020)
5 star rating
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If you're not satisfied with your current dr or have any questions about your next procedure it is highly advisable to seek the help of Dr Melamed and his professional staff first before moving forward! My wife Beverly Rutherford and I have ... Show More
If you're not satisfied with your current dr or have any questions about your next procedure it is highly advisable to seek the help of Dr Melamed and his professional staff first before moving forward! My wife Beverly Rutherford
and I have seen him perform miracles on those who were informed their current situation was permanent. Mention "Beverly" for a FREE 2nd opinion review of your case! Show Less
Terrance R. (February 8, 2020)
5 star rating
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Fantastic doctor. I did a lot (seriously a lot) of research to find the best doctor for my spine. I also asked in the Facebook Scoliosis Group and he came highly recommended. He really listens, really takes his time going over everything with ... Show More
Fantastic doctor. I did a lot (seriously a lot) of research to find the best doctor for my spine. I also asked in the Facebook Scoliosis Group and he came highly recommended. He really listens, really takes his time going over everything with you, empathetic, extremely intelligent, amazing doctor. I also love that he’s into treating the body as natural and as safe as possible. He knows his stuff! His staff is fantastic and super intelligent as well. I’m scared to have surgery but I know I need it and I know I’ll be in the best hands. Show Less
Jenny J. (February 5, 2020)
5 star rating
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I went to Dr. Melamed with a herniation at L5-S1. I was in pain for an entire year and had been getting cortisone injections from another physician that helped somewhat but did not really fix the issue. I was able to get in with Dr. Melamed quickly, ... Show More
I went to Dr. Melamed with a herniation at L5-S1. I was in pain for an entire year and had been getting cortisone injections from another physician that helped somewhat but did not really fix the issue. I was able to get in with Dr. Melamed quickly, I was able to get my various tests (MRI, XRays) done in the same building, so everything was super efficient, which was great considering sitting in a car was so painful and driving from place to place would have been a nightmare! Dr. M was sensible, straight-forward and confident he could help. He and his staff provided detailed instructions on how to prep for my discectomy and I was able to be scheduled within 2 weeks time. Going into surgery I was super nervous, but the surgical suite staff were amazing! They were very attentive and answered all questions. Post surgery I had a cold compression unit prescribed to me - Dr. M's office contacted the vendor and arranged the vendor to meet me the day or surgery at the surgical suite to deliver the machine. Everything was easy-peasy! Office staff was wonderful, Dr. M is fantastic and I can say that, while the healing took a few weeks and I was tentative about how much better I would feel, I am 8 weeks out from surgery and feel incredible! I only get a little sore if I overdo it with activity (like doing too many chores or errands or sitting/standing too long). I just started Physical Therapy to strengthen my core muscles and can say my pain used to be an 8-9 out of 10 everyday and now it might be a 1 on my worst day when I have really done too much... and Extra-Strength Tylenol erases that small bit of pain. If you have been thinking of getting a herniation fixed, let me put you at ease, as I was so nervous about spine surgery myself. You will wish you had done the surgery with Dr. M so much sooner!!! Show Less
Jeni W. (January 29, 2020)
5 star rating
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No one better so if you can get to California go see this wonderfully, beyond competent and caring doctor. No one in NY would help my 87 year old father except Dr. Melamed. We are beyond grateful. Thank you.
No one better so if you can get to California go see this wonderfully, beyond competent and caring doctor. No one in NY would help my 87 year old father except Dr. Melamed. We are beyond grateful. Thank you. Show Less
Stephanie G. (January 28, 2020)
5 star rating
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Dr Melamed Is above amazing! He cared for me as if I were one of his own family. He provided amazing customer service and my symptoms are already improved after my surgery. I am so grateful to him for everything he did for me.
Dr Melamed Is above amazing! He cared for me as if I were one of his own family. He provided amazing customer service and my symptoms are already improved after my surgery. I am so grateful to him for everything he did for me. Show Less
alison m. (January 21, 2020)
5 star rating
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Dr Melamed spent a lot of time with me, and after 5 back surgeries from other doctors, I feel he can help me.
Dr Melamed spent a lot of time with me, and after 5 back surgeries from other doctors, I feel he can help me. Show Less
Kathleen C. (January 18, 2020)
5 star rating
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Dr. Melamed is a gifted surgeon. Unlike many surgeons, Dr. Melamed has a great bedside manner and takes the time to discuss and address all aspects of the patient’s medical condition. He exudes confidence, but is deeply concerned that we ... Show More
Dr. Melamed is a gifted surgeon.
Unlike many surgeons, Dr. Melamed has a great bedside manner and takes the time to discuss and address all aspects of the patient’s medical condition. He exudes confidence, but is deeply concerned that we also have confidence in him.
Dr. Melamed performed a complicated multi-level thoracic fusion on my daughter, successfully repairing and stabilizing the work done by a previous spine surgeon.
My wife’s two-level lumbar microdiscectomy was recently completed by Dr. Melamed, and she is absolutely thrilled with the outcome.
Lastly, it has been six weeks since my two level artificial disc replacement by Dr. Melamed. His approach to surgery emphasizes the minimal use of narcotics. My pain level was low throughout post surgery, and I used Tramadol only briefly. I had no need for anything stronger! The pain in my neck and shoulders has disappeared, and my range of motion is now normal. I am recommending Dr. Melamed to my friends, and particularly to my firefighter family. Show Less
Richard C. (January 6, 2020)
5 star rating
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I had a Cervical Fusion in 2011 that left me with many more problems than I could have ever imagined. After over a dozen surgeons, 2-3 MRIs a year and hundreds of wasted hours of appointments, I finally had the referral of a lifetime. Dr. Hooman ... Show More
I had a Cervical Fusion in 2011 that left me with many more problems than I could have ever imagined. After over a dozen surgeons, 2-3 MRIs a year and hundreds of wasted hours of appointments, I finally had the referral of a lifetime. Dr. Hooman Melamed is the most skilled and detailed surgeon I have ever had. He examined my case for hours and was able to resolve my previous fusion issue, as well as implant an artificial disc in the level above that became a problem as a result of the fusion. He is a knowledgeable and confident surgeon and yet, so humble and emphatic. His office is professional and the Disc surgery ctr. has the most amazing and kind staff. I'm forever grateful and will never go to anyone else in this field! Show Less
Zana B. (January 6, 2020)
5 star rating
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Dr. Melamed is the epitome of a caring physician. He is extremely concerned about patient welfare and improving their condition, and makes himself available to the patient for consultation and extended care. Hids determination to improve ... Show More
Dr. Melamed is the epitome of a caring physician. He is extremely concerned about patient welfare and improving their condition, and makes himself available to the patient for consultation and extended care. Hids determination to improve the health and wellbeing of his patients is unparalleled. Show Less
John M. (December 30, 2019)
5 star rating
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Dr. Melamed is great! Talking with him feels like talking to a friend. He explains everything and answers any question you have in a way you can understand. He seems to genuinely care about you as he treats you. I would highly recommend Dr. Melamed. ... Show More
Dr. Melamed is great! Talking with him feels like talking to a friend. He explains everything and answers any question you have in a way you can understand. He seems to genuinely care about you as he treats you. I would highly recommend Dr. Melamed. Show Less
joe b. (December 21, 2019)
5 star rating
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After a car accident on January 2018 I try everything for pain nothing was working a year of physiotherapy Cortizone injections in the spine to help with the pain but nothing was working I was terrified to think about surgery I consult different ... Show More
After a car accident on January 2018 I try everything for pain nothing was working a year of physiotherapy
Cortizone injections in the spine to help with the pain but nothing was working I was terrified to think about surgery I consult different ones but Dr. Melamed made me feel more comfortable and he was very straightforward to explain everything I thought about and after a few days I call back To make the appointment and I am so happy with my results thank you Dr. Melamed Show Less
jorgelina l. (December 20, 2019)
5 star rating
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Dr Hooman Melamed is One of the most beautiful people I’ve ever met! You are the most important part of his practice and you actually feel this! His surgical skills are outstanding and his staff is friendly and helpful! I highly recommend Dr ... Show More
Dr Hooman Melamed is One of the most beautiful people I’ve ever met! You are the most important part of his practice and you actually feel this! His surgical skills are outstanding and his staff is friendly and helpful! I highly recommend Dr Melamed and the DISC! Show Less
tina e. (December 11, 2019)
5 star rating
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Very knowledgeable and I love his attention yo detail . He made me feel a lot more comfortable about my upcoming surgery.
Very knowledgeable and I love his attention yo detail .
He made me feel a lot more comfortable about my upcoming surgery. Show Less
shervin d. (December 3, 2019)
5 star rating
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Trailblazer! Always professional, and up to date on current advancements in care!
Trailblazer! Always professional, and up to date on current advancements in care! Show Less
Adam d. (November 8, 2019)
5 star rating
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Dr. Melamed"s holistic approach along with his extraordinary knowledge and skill provide relief from pain and allows you to return to the activities you enjoy.
Dr. Melamed"s holistic approach along with his extraordinary knowledge and skill provide relief from pain and allows you to return to the activities you enjoy. Show Less
Carolyn C. (November 8, 2019)
5 star rating
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Personel is very nice. Doctor takes your case as if you were someone from his family very understanding and caring. Took my husbands back pain away! Thank you Doctor Melamed
Personel is very nice. Doctor takes your case as if you were someone from his family very understanding and caring. Took my husbands back pain away! Thank you Doctor Melamed Show Less
L. R. (November 4, 2019)
5 star rating
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I just met Dr Melamed for the first time this week. I came in with a very current MRI and X-ray from my last surgeon. During my visit he said he wanted more information so I went downstairs for a CT Scan and then he sent me across the street to the hospital ... Show More
I just met Dr Melamed for the first time this week. I came in with a very current MRI and X-ray from my last surgeon. During my visit he said he wanted more information so I went downstairs for a CT Scan and then he sent me across the street to the hospital for a special X-ray for Scoliosis. I went home and he stayed, he stayed long enough to review everything well enough and called me the same evening around 7:00pm. First of all what doctor does that? When he called, he explained everything that is going on with my spine, why I have pain and similar symptoms I had before I had a fusion last September 2018. I have to have another surgery and I'm going to go with Dr Malamed. My reasons are quite simple, I feel he is honest, he has awesome bedside manner, took his time explaining everything to me, took the time to answer all of my questions, I naturally felt a sense of comfort while discussing everything with him and he has great staff! That's just my first visit BTW. Show Less
Elizabeth M. (October 22, 2019)
5 star rating
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