Hooman Melamed, M.D

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Hooman Melamed, M.D

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Dr. Melamed specializes in minimally invasive endoscopic and microscopic spinal and scoliosis surgery and is on the vanguard of cutting-edge treatments involving nonsurgical cell therapy with PRP and bone marrow, artificial disc replacement, alternative treatment options for traditional fusion surgeries and more. He has also developed a unique patent-pending approach to treating patients without narcotics, and most surgeries are performed on an out-patient basis going home the same day. He served as Director of Scoliosis at Cedars Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital from 2013 to 2021. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the Scoliosis Research Society. He is the lead author on multiple published peer-reviewed papers. He has presented his research before the North American Spine Society, Congress for Neurological Surgeons, Scoliosis Research Society, Cervical Spine Research Society and International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques.

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 did an additional year of spinal fellowship at Cedars Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders getting more expertise surgical training in minimally invasive and spinal deformity surgery. Since graduating in 2005, Dr. Melamed has continued expanding his skills and continuously learning and evolving as a doctor and surgeon by traveling to South America, Asia, and different states in United States observing other well known and respected spine surgeons and participating in surgery.

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