Rojeh Melikian, M.D.

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

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Medicare

Languages Spoken

  • Armenian
  • English
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

Keck School of Medicine of USC


Massachusetts General Hospital


Massachusetts General Hospital


Emory University

Honors & Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society