Rojeh Melikian, M.D.
Dr. Rojeh Melikian is one of the orthopedic spine surgeons who are currently affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital. The surgeon underwent rigorous medical training at Harvard University and Emory University. He served as Chief Resident at the Massachusetts General Hospital while in the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program. Dr. Rojeh Melikian subsequently went on to complete his Spine Surgery Fellowship at Emory University, widely regarded as one of the most prominent and respected spine surgery fellowships in the country. He received extensive training in minimally-invasive procedures and complex spinal surgery, as well as in the treatment of primary and metastatic spine tumors. His areas of interest are disk replacement surgery, minimally invasive, microscopic decompression for cervical and lumbar stenosis, microdiscectomy for disk herniations, anterior cervical fusion, lateral-access, and anterior surgery, spine trauma, and spinal tumors. Over the years, Dr. Rojeh Melikian has been the recipient of numerous awards, such as the Partners In Excellence Award.
While at Harvard, the physician earned the Partners in Excellence Award, presented to him by his colleagues for exemplary performance and contributions "above and beyond the call of duty". Dr. Rojeh Melikian specializes in minimally-invasive treatments for cervical and lumbar spine conditions and was named as a Spine Surgeon Leader to Know by Becker's Spine Review. He has been featured in numerous publications, including Orthopedics Today, Prevention Magazine, and Santa Monica Mirror. His subspecialties are reconstructive and microscopic spinal surgery. Dr. Rojeh Melikian graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience from UCLA and while he was at the University of Southern California, he was nominated to the membership of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and graduated as one of the top students in his class with the highest distinction. He has over 20 years of professional experience and before practicing medicine in California, he had a medical license for Georgia and Maryland.
Procedures Dr. Rojeh Melikian Performs at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital
- Blue Cross / Blue Shield
Education & Training
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
Honors & Awards
Memberships & Affiliations
Publications & Media
Sagittal Correction Using the Lateral Approach: A Biomechanical Study on the Effect of Cage Angle and Surgical Technique on Segmental Lordosis.
Melikian R, Yoon T, Kim JY, Park KY, Yoon C, Hutton WC.
Risk factors for vascular repair and compartment syndrome in the pulseless supracondylar humerus fracture in children.
Choi PD , Melikian R , Skaggs DL
Medical vs. Surgical Treatment of Spinal Epidural Abscesses in Patients with Normal Neurological Exams or Radicular Weakness.
Melikian R, Kim SD, Ju KL, Zurakowski D, Bono CM, Harris MB.
Predicting Patients with Concurrent Noncontiguous Spinal Epidural Abscess Lesions.
Melikian R, Kim SD, Ju KL, Zurakowski D, Bono CM, Harris MB