Mel Ona, MD, MS, MPH, MA

Mel Ona, MD, MS, MPH, MA

Gastroenterology in Aiea, HI

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Speaks English and Spanish


 (808) 486-0449

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About Dr. Ona


Dr. Mel Ona, MD is a gastroenterologist in Los Angeles, California. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in California, Hawaii, and New York. He is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Qualifications and Experience



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Education & Training

Brooklyn Hospital Center
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 2013

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship, Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship, 2016 - 2017

Lutheran Medical Center (Brooklyn NY)
Chief Residency, Internal Medicine, 2011 - 2012

Lutheran Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2009 - 2012

St. George's University School of Medicine
Class of 2009

Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition at Tufts University
MS, Nutritional Biochemistry, 2000 - 2003

Boston University School of Public Health
MPH, International Health, 1997 - 2000

Boston University School of Medicine
MA, Medical Science, 1997 - 2000

College of the Holy Cross
BA, Music/Pre-Medical, 1989 - 1993

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Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology

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Medical Licenses

HI State Medical License
2017 - 2020

CA State Medical License
2016 - 2018

NY State Medical License
2012 - 2018

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Hospital Affiliations

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Current Affiliation
Los Angeles, CA

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Publications



PubMed

Colonic Perineurioma's Malignant Proximity to Serrated Colonic Polyps.
Cureus
Kolli, S., Gujjula, S., Ona, M. A.
8/14/2019

Lumen apposing metal stents are superior to plastic stents in pancreatic walled-off necrosis: a large international multicenter study.
Endoscopy international open
Chen, Y., Yang, J., Friedland, S., Holmes, I., Law, R., Hosmer, A., Stevens, T., Franco, M. C., Jang, S., Pawa, R., Mathur, N., Sejpal, D. V., Inamdar, S., Trindade, A. J., Nieto, J., Berzin, T. M., Sawhney, M., DeSimone, M. L., DiMaio, C., Kumta, N. A., Gupta, S., Yachimski, P., Anderloni, A., Baron, T. H., James, T. W., Jamil, L. H., Ona, M. A., Lo, S. K., Gaddam, S., Dollhopf, M., Bukhari, M. A., Moran, R., Gutierrez, O. B., Sanaei, O., Fayad, L., Ngamruengphong, S., Kumbhari, V., Singh, V., Repici, A., Khashab, M. A.
3/6/2019

Endoscopic ultrasound-guided through-the-needle microforceps biopsy in the evaluation of pancreatic cystic lesions: a multicenter study.
Endoscopy international open
Yang, D., Yang, D., Samarasena, J. B., Samarasena, J. B., Jamil, L. H., Jamil, L. H., Chang, K. J., Chang, K. J., Lee, D., Lee, D., Ona, M. A., Ona, M. A., Lo, S. K., Lo, S. K., Gaddam, S., Gaddam, S., Liu, Q., Liu, Q., Draganov, P. V., Draganov, P. V.
12/24/2018

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