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Dr. Melani Shaum, MD

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Dr. Melani Shaum, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Santa Monica, CA. They specialize in Hematology, has 42 years of experience, and is board certified in Hematology. They graduated from Northwestern University and is affiliated with Providence Saint John's Health Center.

Dr. Shaum works at The Angeles Clinic & Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA in Santa Monica, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Breast Cancer, Anemia and Ductal Carcinoma in Situ along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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    Santa Monica
    2001 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 560W, Santa Monica, CA 90404 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (310) 231-2121

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    Aug 04, 2021
    Dr Melanie and staff are excellent! She takes her time to answer all your questions and concerns and she is so caring dedicated and smart! I totally recommend her to whoever needs the best oncologist! Forever thankful!
    Alex B — Aug 04, 2021
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    About Dr. Melani Shaum, MD

    Specialties
    • Hematology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 42 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1144333477
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Northwestern University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Melani Shaum, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Shaum is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Shaum has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Shaum has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Shaum works at The Angeles Clinic & Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA in Santa Monica, CA. View the full address on Dr. Shaum’s profile.

    Dr. Shaum has seen patients for Breast Cancer, Anemia and Ductal Carcinoma in Situ, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Shaum on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

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