Dr. Hooman Melamed

Treating Post-Accident Back Pain

Family medicine physician Dr. Rachael Ross sends her hairstylist, Tiffany, to orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Hooman Melamed to discuss treatment options for a lower back injury she sustained in a car accident.

Life-Saving Kidney Swaps

Giving the gift of life: A man and woman who donated kidneys to save each other’s spouses meet for the first time on The Doctors’ stage! Then, one couple shares how their young son battled — and beat — an aggressive form of leukemia. Plus, a minimally inv

Correcting a Curved Spine

Kyle, 19, developed debilitating scoliosis at age 12, which caused a 30 to 40 degree curve in his spine that rapidly progressed. Watch as orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Hooman Melamed performs the surgery to release Kyle's tethered spinal cord, which...

Spinal Fusion Surgery Explained

Kyle joins The Doctors on stage, now with a straight back and an extra three inches to his height! Plus, learn how the spinal fusion surgery worked to correct Kyle's scoliosis.

Incredible Medical Stories

Get inspired by incredible medical stories! Six-year-old Marzia nearly lost her life when Taliban militants shot her in the face. See her remarkable recovery story. Then, meet Bella, the dog that detected her owner’s breast cancer and saved her life!