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4.87 / 5
236 Ratings
166 Recommendations

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Dr. Melamed is truly a fantastic surgeon. He is very passionate about what he does and really cares about his patients. I had a disc replaced in my neck, and although I had a lot of fear going into the surgery, Dr. Melamed and his assistant were fantastic ... Show More
Dr. Melamed is truly a fantastic surgeon. He is very passionate about what he does and really cares about his patients. I had a disc replaced in my neck, and although I had a lot of fear going into the surgery, Dr. Melamed and his assistant were fantastic at calming my fears. I very thankful for Dr. Melamed and his skill. I wish he could be my doctor for everything! Show Less
suzanne c. (April 27, 2019)
5 star rating
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The best specialist I have been to. He provides excellent care and recommended the best therapeutic options to recover from my injury. In addition, he provides a wellness diet plan which I was lose weight while following. Thanks Dr. Melamed. ... Show More
The best specialist I have been to. He provides excellent care and recommended the best therapeutic options to recover from my injury. In addition, he provides a wellness diet plan which I was lose weight while following. Thanks Dr. Melamed. Show Less
Jacob H. (April 16, 2019)
5 star rating
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I have had issues with my neck since my early teens. Most recently I was losing strength, had terrible pain and was getting numbness in both arms. Dr. Malamed introduced me to the latest technology and procedures. After my c6-7 disc replacement, ... Show More
I have had issues with my neck since my early teens. Most recently I was losing strength, had terrible pain and was getting numbness in both arms. Dr. Malamed introduced me to the latest technology and procedures. After my c6-7 disc replacement, I'm back to work and the pain is gone. I can't recommend Dr. Malamed more highly. Show Less
dloindustries (April 16, 2019)
5 star rating
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The best of the best! A true professional and perfectionist who always strives to achieve the most positive outcome for his patients. There are a lot of surgeons out there who can do complex spinal procedures - but there are only a few who can do ... Show More
The best of the best! A true professional and perfectionist who always strives to achieve the most positive outcome for his patients. There are a lot of surgeons out there who can do complex spinal procedures - but there are only a few who can do it really, really well. Dr. Melamed is one of them. Show Less
Carsten L. (April 16, 2019)
5 star rating
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Highly skilled and knowledgable, Dr. Melamed is at the top of the top. He recently performed surgery on my lumbar spine and the results have been great.
Highly skilled and knowledgable, Dr. Melamed is at the top of the top. He recently performed surgery on my lumbar spine and the results have been great. Show Less
Daniel G. (April 6, 2019)
5 star rating
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My experience with Dr. Melamed and his staff was nothing but amazing. It's obvious he really cares about his patients and is deeply passionate about what he does. I was pretty nervous about my ADR surgery, but Kiki, his assistant was really great ... Show More
My experience with Dr. Melamed and his staff was nothing but amazing. It's obvious he really cares about his patients and is deeply passionate about what he does. I was pretty nervous about my ADR surgery, but Kiki, his assistant was really great at listening and answering any nervous questions I had. (Thank you!) I'm only about three weeks out from my surgery, but I am doing very well. I am so happy I was referred to Dr. Melamed, as his dedication and focus is what has enabled me to have a fairly quick recovery. I feel better with each passing day. I wish Dr. Melamed could be my physician for other issues!

Thank you, Dr. Melamed! Show Less
S. C. (March 31, 2019)
5 star rating
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An amazing and professional Surgeon with super skills. After four years of dealing with a terrible case of sciatica and fear of undergoing a long due surgery, I entrusted Dr Melamed to carry out the operation to fix my back. As soon as I met Dr Melamed ... Show More
An amazing and professional Surgeon with super skills. After four years of dealing with a terrible case of sciatica and fear of undergoing a long due surgery, I entrusted Dr Melamed to carry out the operation to fix my back. As soon as I met Dr Melamed for the initial consultation I knew I was in great hands. Surgery went very well despite some serious unforeseen complications. He was very attentive and caring in making sure to explain everything to me. I consider myself a very lucky woman to have found Dr Melamed. Show Less
Fariba R. (March 15, 2019)
5 star rating
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After a decade of extreme back pain I finally found a doctor who could give me my life back. When i saw my post surgery xray, i almost cried. I had a straight back! My spin use to look like falling dominos that were twisted. I'm in rehab now rebuilding ... Show More
After a decade of extreme back pain I finally found a doctor who could give me my life back. When i saw my post surgery xray, i almost cried. I had a straight back! My spin use to look like falling dominos that were twisted.
I'm in rehab now rebuilding my muscles..but my spine is solid! Highly recommend!! Show Less
cy m. (March 14, 2019)
5 star rating
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Terrific doctor. Caring, extremely intelligent and I never feel rushed.
Terrific doctor. Caring, extremely intelligent and I never feel rushed. Show Less
Lauren S. (March 9, 2019)
5 star rating
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Dr Melamed’s PA is as amazing as he his. What an office! Thanks to Kiki and Dr Melamed for making me know I am in good hands!
Dr Melamed’s PA is as amazing as he his. What an office! Thanks to Kiki and Dr Melamed for making me know I am in good hands! Show Less
Kim N. (February 14, 2019)
5 star rating
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Dr. Melamed and his team took great care of me. He saw me on short notice, gave me an accurate and in-depth diagnosis, and then his staff rushed to take care of insurance approvals so that I could have the needed surgery right away. Surgery went ... Show More
Dr. Melamed and his team took great care of me. He saw me on short notice, gave me an accurate and in-depth diagnosis, and then his staff rushed to take care of insurance approvals so that I could have the needed surgery right away. Surgery went very well, and I'm now pain-free. Everyone on Dr. M's surgical team was professional, kind and caring. Thank you for getting my life back to normal! Show Less
Jason G. (February 10, 2019)
5 star rating
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The most caring professional physician I have ever seen. He was a second opinion regarding a spinal fusion. Ten minutes into my consultation I knew I wanted him to do my surgery. He explained the surgery in detail and had a understanding of my ... Show More
The most caring professional physician I have ever seen. He was a second opinion regarding a spinal fusion. Ten minutes into my consultation I knew I wanted him to do my surgery. He explained the surgery in detail and had a understanding of my balance and coordination issues along with numbness in my hands. He scheduled surgery in the next few weeks. The surgery was successful and I was amazed how well I felt after. Two years of pain wiped away!! He is very meticulous and he is constantly learning all the latest techniques. He continues to follow up with me on a regular basis. What other surgeon does that?? He will always be my go to surgeon for spine issues. Show Less
Debbie D. (February 8, 2019)
5 star rating
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Dr. Melamed expertise and bedside manner outstanding. 5 stars for his entire team !
Dr. Melamed expertise and bedside manner outstanding. 5 stars for his entire team ! Show Less
Nancy H. (February 8, 2019)
5 star rating
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Dr. Melamed is the best in the business! Very personable, professional, great bed side manner and is a phenomenal surgeon. Would recommend anyone to go see him for neck or back issues!!
Dr. Melamed is the best in the business! Very personable, professional, great bed side manner and is a phenomenal surgeon. Would recommend anyone to go see him for neck or back issues!! Show Less
Amanda R. (February 6, 2019)
5 star rating
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I think I selected the best surgeon in Los Angeles.The pain which put me in a wheel chair at times. I have no pain not one pain pill after the surgery. I am a surgeon and I am very impressed and grateful
I think I selected the best surgeon in Los Angeles.The pain which put me in a wheel chair at times. I have no pain not one pain pill after the surgery. I am a surgeon and I am very impressed and grateful Show Less
Richard E. (January 17, 2019)
5 star rating
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In 2014, Dr. Melamed and team performed a very successful back surgery on me. He was able to explain exactly what the problems were and knew how to fix them. I feel so fortunate to have Dr. Melamed for my surgeon. I had been living in pain for years ... Show More
In 2014, Dr. Melamed and team performed a very successful back surgery on me. He was able to explain exactly what the problems were and knew how to fix them. I feel so fortunate to have Dr. Melamed for my surgeon. I had been living in pain for years before the surgery. I was back at work in a few months and to this day I remain active and living pain free. I highly reccommend Dr.Melamed. He is a very skilled and confident surgeon. He has a very efficient and friendly staff. Show Less
Deborah B. (January 16, 2019)
5 star rating
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Dr. Melamed is the best back doctor I was lucky enough to find. My mom had debilitating back pain to the point she was stricken to bed for two months, we tried 3 back doctors in the South Bay all suggesting physical therapy, cortisone shots and pain ... Show More
Dr. Melamed is the best back doctor I was lucky enough to find. My mom had debilitating back pain to the point she was stricken to bed for two months, we tried 3 back doctors in the South Bay all suggesting physical therapy, cortisone shots and pain medications of which none of them showed the slightest hint of resolving her pain and getting her back on her feet again. Those doctors had no other solution for her, they were against surgery due to her age (70).

Dr. Melamed however wasted no time in diagnosing her situation and performing the necessary surgery to get her back to enjoying her life. That is what he does he gives you your life back because he cares. All during her recovery he made himself available whenever I had a question or concern he got back to me in a reasonable time(within an hour) unlike most experiences I have had with doctors that are no where to be found after a surgery is performed. I believe he genuinely cares about his patients because of the attention he gave us. And my mom is back walking again able to enjoy her life.

I also had a friend in his forties that was having trouble with his back causing leg numbing and difficulties walking , he also saw a few doctors in the south bay that were not able to offer him any relief and he was spiraling downward physically and psychologically. Again Dr. Melamed assessed the situation, came up with a plan and with surgery got him back to living his life again.

If you have a case that other doctors have said is hopeless, you owe to to yourself to let Dr Melamed have a look.

Sincerely, Vartan Balyan Show Less
Vartan P. B. (January 13, 2019)
5 star rating
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From start to finish Dr. Melamed and his staff treated me with honesty & respect. Dr. Melamed truly showed compassion and empathy for me. I had a major neck and spine surgery and was losing mobility on my right side of my body and was in jeopardy ... Show More
From start to finish Dr. Melamed and his staff treated me with honesty & respect. Dr. Melamed truly showed compassion and empathy for me. I had a major neck and spine surgery and was losing mobility on my right side of my body and was in jeopardy of being quadriplegic. He told me what I needed to hear not what I wanted to hear but he did it with caring compassion. My surgery was 6 weeks ago and I am doing better than I expected. Dr. Melamed's P. A. KIKI is wonderful and very attentive to questions and any help that is needed. His assistant Wendy who is in charge of finances for the office is caring and understanding of each person's struggles and will figure out a way to help you. I spoke to four Dr.s before picking Dr. Melamed and I can truly say he saved my life. I am forever grateful. Show Less
Brad R. G. (January 3, 2019)
5 star rating
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Due to an accident I had pain in my neck shoulder and arm all the time, I took epidurals and went to several doctors but did not help me. I was recommended to see Dr Melamed, when he reviewed my MRI and scans he clrealy explained and showed me what ... Show More
Due to an accident I had pain in my neck shoulder and arm all the time, I took epidurals and went to several doctors but did not help me.
I was recommended to see Dr Melamed, when he reviewed my MRI and scans he clrealy explained and showed me what my problems are, he told me with a surgery he can fix my problem.
I like his knowledge and energy and did my surgery on November 9th and now I feel great
I do not have neck or shoulder and hand problems, doing my PT 3 times a week and I feel better and better everyday.
Thanks to Dr. Melamed and his Excellent team Show Less
M. A. (December 21, 2018)
5 star rating
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He truly cares about his patients. He studies the CT's, MRI's and x-ray before my surgery with a whole plan of action. Then does the surgery with the most delicate hands. Dedicated doctor to make his patients receive the best.
He truly cares about his patients. He studies the CT's, MRI's and x-ray before my surgery with a whole plan of action. Then does the surgery with the most delicate hands. Dedicated doctor to make his patients receive the best. Show Less
Sammy S. (December 15, 2018)
5 star rating
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