Dr. Melanie Hope Friedlander , MD

General Surgery

(310) 540-7676

Providence Little Company Mary Surgery
4101 Torrance Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503

Overview

Dr. Friedlander was appointed Clinical Instructor of Surgery at the University of Southern California in 1999. Throughout her career she has developed and published a variety of scientific studies in well-known medical journals. Dr. Friedlander is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons. She has also presented several research projects at national medical conferences. Dr. Friedlander enjoys all aspects of general surgery and primarily focuses on two areas of expertise: breast and advanced laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Friedlander has recently adopted a minimally invasive technique for thyroid surgery to reduce scar size.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 26 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Graduation Date: in 1993

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Torrance Memorial Medical Center
  • Providence Little Company Of Mary Medical Center Torrance
  • Providence Little Company Of Mary Medical Center San Pedro

Specialties: General Surgery

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Blue Cross CA Vivity
  • Blue Shield CA 2017 I&F HMO - CoveredCA
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA HMO SmartCare
  • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
  • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
  • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
  • Health Net SmartCare Small Group
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
  • UHC SignatureValue Focus
  • UHC West SignatureValue Advantage HMO Value Network
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO

Dr. Friedlander's Office Information

Providence Little Company Mary Surgery
4101 Torrance Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 540-7676

Fax: (310) 030-3536
Website: california.providence.org
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Doctor Friedlander's Other Office Information

Association South Bay Surgeons
23451 Madison St Ste 340 Bldg 7
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 373-6864

Fax:(310) 037-3954
Website:southbaysurgeons.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-