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Providence Health Magazine
Dr. Hooman is one of the nations leading board certified orthopedic spine surgeons who has gained an international reputation for helping patients with back and neck conditions to regain active, pain-free lives. Dr. Melaned and his patients have been featured in media nationwide including appearance on Dr. Oz, The Doctors (multiple times), The Steve Harvey Show and various local newscasts and newspapers.
He currently serves as The Director of Scoliosis at Marina Del Rey Hospital concentrating on disorders of the spine for children and adults. His area of interest include minimally invasive and out-patient spinal surgery; complex cervical spine disorders; cervical/thoracic/lumbar degenerative disc disease and microsurgery; deformities including spondylolisthesis, scoliosis, tumor, and kyphosis, artificial disc replacements, nonfusion technology, XLIF, stem cell therapy, pediatric and adult deformities including spondylolisthesis, tumor, kyphosis and scoliosis.
'Most of the time, patients with spinal issues can be treated successfully without surgery. I listen to my patients carefully and they are active participants in their treatment plans. If spine surgery is necessary, my partners and I have been able to combine our expertise in both orthopaedic and neurosurgery to offer you the most advanced and minimally invasive surgical intervention.' ~ Dr. Melamed