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About Dr. Melani P Shaum

Dr. Melani P Shaum, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Santa Monica, CA. She has 38 years of experience. Her specialties include Hematology, Medical Oncology, Hematology & Oncology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Shaum is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and Saint John's Health Center. Dr. Shaum has received 3 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

19 Ratings with 7 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Melani P Shaum is Excellent. Dr. Melani P Shaum has been rated by 19 patients. From those 19 patients 7 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Melani P Shaum is 4.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

The Angeles Clinic

2001 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 560W
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Specialties

Dr. Melani P Shaum has the following 4 specialties

  • Hematology

    A hematology specialist is an expert in disorders of the blood, the blood forming organs and bone marrow. These doctors diagnose, treat and work to prevent diseases that affect the production of blood and its components, as well as the ability of the blood to perform its many functions, such as coagulation and carrying oxygen to the lungs and tissue.
    Hematologists diagnose and treat blood disorders, such as anemia, hemophilia, leukemia, sickle cell anemia, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
    Depending on the condition, hematology specialists may treat a patient with a blood transfusion, stem cell transplantation, bone marrow transplant, radiotherapy, anticoagulation therapy or medication.

  • Medical Oncology

    Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.
    They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Expertise

    13 Expertise

  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Leukemia
  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Chronic B-Cell Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Blood Cancer

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The Best!

Brilliant doctor that truly care about her patients.

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Caring and Knowledgeable Oncologist

My experience with Dr. Shaum has been wonderful in every aspect. Her office is helpful and responsive. Dr. Shaum has a very soothing presence and appears to be very good at what she does. I'm grateful to have her as part of my health care.

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Five Stars

Have had an initial visit, I like the gut feeling I get from her practice, I believe she will be good for e.

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Five Stars

Dr. Shawm was the reason I got through breast cancer without losing my mind. She has so much patience and knowledge...I really admire her and would recommend her to anyone going through cancer.

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Five Stars

Dr Shaum is an amazing doctor. Compassionate, kind, nurturing and brilliant

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2015, 2014)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Shaum is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    38 Years Experience

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1980

  • Ucla Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Melani P Shaum accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Vivity
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

The Angeles Clinic, 2001 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 560W, Santa Monica, CA
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