About Alec Meleger, MD

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Orthopaedic Spine Service at Newton-Wellesley Hospital
159 Wells Ave.
Newton, MA 02459
Phone: 617-243-5777

Medical Education

  • MD, Albert Einstein college of medicine
  • Residency, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital***
  • Fellowship, University of California Davis Medical Center

American Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab

Accepted Insurance Plans

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.


  • Meleger A, Borg-Stein J: Acupuncture and Sports Medicine: A Review of Published Studies. Medical Acupuncture Fall 1999/Winter 2000; 11(2)

    Fishman SM, Smith H, Meleger A, Seibert JA. Radiation Safety in Pain Medicine. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2002; 27: 296-305.

    Borg-Stein J, Seroussi RE, Gomba L, Meleger A et al. Safety and Efficacy of Percutaneous Neuromodulation Therapy in the Management of Subacute Radiating Low Back Pain. Pain Practice. June 2003, 3(2), 125.

    Audette JF, Emenike EL, Meleger AL. Neuropathic Low Back Pain. Current Pain and Headache Reports. 2005 Jun;9(3):168-77.

    Meleger AL. Muscle relaxants and antispasticity agents. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 2006 May; 17(2) :401-13. 

    Meleger AL, Krivickas LS. Neck and back pain: musculoskeletal disorders. Neurol Clin. 2007 May;25(2):419-38. Review.

    Meleger AL: Cervical Stenosis. In Frontera WR: Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Philadelphia, Saunders Elsevier, 2008, pp 27-31.

    Shinchuk LM, Chiou P, Czarnowski V, Meleger AL. Demographics and attitudes of chronic pain patients who seek online pain-related medical information: implications for health care providers. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 Feb;89(2):141-6

    Audette JF, Walker, J, Meleger AL: Neuropathic Low Back Pain.  In Jay GW: Practical Guide to Chronic Pain Syndromes. Informa Healthcare, 2009, pp 206-227.

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