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Oncology Specialist (cancer)
32 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Melani Shaum is Excellent. Dr. Shaum has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Melani Shaum, MD is board certified in Medical Oncology.

  • She has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Anemia
  • Cancer
  • Chronic B-Cell Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma (Cancer of Plasma Cells)
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Shaum graduated from Northwestern University, Chicago. She has 3 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2013 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Shaum has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • St. John's Hospital & Health Center 
  • Santa Monica - UCLA Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Melani P Shaum MD is a female Oncologist , has 32 years of experience and practices in Medical Oncology.
Where does Dr. Melani P. Shaum practice?
Dr. Melani Shaum has 1 office location.
Dr. Melani Shaum practices Medical Oncology near Santa Monica, CA.
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