Dr. Melissa Bent

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Melissa Bent, MD, is an attending physician in the Children’s Orthopaedic Center, and is assistant clinical professor of Orthopaedics at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. Dr. Bent’s clinical interests and experience include a non operative approach to general pediatric orthopaedic conditions such as clubfoot, scoliosis, neuromuscular conditions, developmental hip dysplasia. Her research interests include medical education in musculoskeletal medicine and spina bifida/neuromuscular conditions. She graduated from medical school from Morehouse School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in Pediatrics at the University Of California San Francisco. She also completed a fellowship in Non Operative Pediatric Orthopaedics at the University of Wisconsin Madison.