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.

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.

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

Flat Back Surgery

After surviving a gruesome car accident, Beverly underwent back surgery to relieve her chronic pain. Unfortunately, the surgery left her in excruciating agony and unable to straighten her back from its permanent 45 degree angle position – a condition...