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Melanie Friedlander M.D.

Melanie Friedlander M.D.

Melanie Friedlander M.D. (310) 373-6864
Primary Office
23451 Madison St. 340
Torrance, CA 90505
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Web Page:
(310) 373-9547
Date Appointed

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.

Primary Specialties

  • General Surgery

Experience & Education

Secondary Specialties
  • Breast Surgery
  • Education
    Medical School
    New Jersey College of Medicine

    Albert Einstein College of Medicine

    LAC-USC Medical Center
    Areas of Expertise
    General Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Breast Surgery, Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
    Additional Notes
    Patients Age 12 / Over Only


    Torrance Memorial Health System