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约瑟夫·C. 梅尔文博士

结肠直肠外科

Dr. Melvin received his Bachelor of Science degree from Boston College and his medical degree from Rush Medical College of Rush University in Chicago. He completed his General Surgery residency at the University of Missouri. He concluded his advanced surgical fellowship training in colon and rectal surgery at the University of Wisconsin.

Dr. Melvin is specialty trained in all surgical aspects of colorectal disease, 包括结肠癌, 直肠癌, 肛门癌, 炎症性肠病, 溃疡性结肠炎, 克罗恩氏病, 憩室炎, and complex proctology including rectal prolapse and 大便失禁. He provides consultative services to patients throughout Utah and surrounding states.

He offers the opportunity for cure of 溃疡性结肠炎 with avoidance of permanent ileostomy through the use of minimally invasive J-pouch surgery. 另外, he is able to offer an S-pouch procedure for some patients who are unable to receive a J-pouch. His interest and expertise in the surgical problems afflicting his patients with Ulcerative Colitis and 克罗恩氏病 developed during his training at the University of Wisconsin.

Dr. Melvin specializes in the management of all aspects of the pelvic floor and anorectal disease including rectal prolapse, 大便失禁, 痔疮, 肛门疼痛, 肛门裂缝, 感染和脓肿, 直肠瘘, 肛门瘙痒, 藏毛的疾病, 肛门疣, 肛门HPV.

He offers trans-anal and minimally invasive/robotic-assisted trans-abdominal approaches to rectal prolapse repair. He also offers specialized surgical options for 大便失禁 including sacral nerve stimulator implantation. 另外, he provides diagnostic and surveillance procedures for anal HPV.

Dr. Melvin provides expert surgical management of 憩室炎, including the complications of diverticular abscess, and diverticular fistula communication to the bladder or vagina. Surgical management includes goals of minimizing the need for a colostomy and the use of minimally invasive access which often affords a smaller wound incision, quicker return to normal activities, and less post-operative pain.

As a proctologist he offers the complete range of treatments for 痔疮, including in-office procedures using painless, 非手术方案. These include hemorrhoid banding, medical and diet management. Surgical options include traditional hemorrhoidectomy which can sometimes be performed in combination with screening colonoscopy. He understands the importance of minimizing post-operative pain, while also limiting narcotic use and utilizing a multi-modal strategy to pain control.

Dr. Melvin is married and has two daughters. He and his family enjoy the outdoors and love to take advantage of all the Wasatch Mountain range has to offer including camping, 徒步旅行, 滑雪和单板滑雪.

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Dr. Melvin has a broad focus on management of colon & 直肠疾病. Beginning with colon and 直肠癌 and the goal of cancer cure, he utilizes minimally invasive techniques such as laparoscopic and robotic surgery where beneficial for colorectal surgical disease.

临床利益:

  • All aspects of colon and rectal surgery
  • Robotic and laparoscopic surgery
  • Screening, diagnostic, and therapeutic colonoscopy
  • Specialized treatments for 大便失禁 such as sacral nerve stimulator implantation
  • Colon, Rectal, and Anal Cancer
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease, including both Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease
  • 憩室炎
  • Benign diseases of the anus and rectum, including ailments such as:
    • Rectal prolapse, 痔疮, fistulas, fissures, and abscesses

Society Memberships and Activities:

  • 委员会成员 American Society of 结肠直肠外科
  • 委员会成员 美国外科医师学会
  • 圣学院. Marks Hospital 结肠直肠外科 奖学金
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Multidisciplinary Program.  All of our doctors participate with other local physicians from three hospitals in specialties including gastroenterology, 放射学, and pathology so that they can make multidisciplinary decisions for patients with complex cases of 炎症性肠病, such as 克罗恩氏病 and Ulcerative Colitis.
    • All of our doctors participate with other local physicians from three hospitals in specialties including gastroenterology, 放射学, and pathology so that they can make multidisciplinary decisions for patients with complex cases of 炎症性肠病, such as 克罗恩氏病 and 溃疡性结肠炎.
  • Multidisciplinary cancer care.  All of our doctors participate with other local physicians from two hospitals in specialties including medical oncology, 放射肿瘤学, 放射学, and pathology so that they can make multidisciplinary treatment recommendations for patients with complex cases of colo直肠癌.
    • All of our doctors participate with other local physicians from two hospitals in specialties including medical oncology, 放射肿瘤学, 放射学, and pathology so that they can make multidisciplinary treatment recommendations for patients with complex cases of colo直肠癌.
学位
Rush University; Chicago, IL
住院医生实习期
University of Missouri; Columbia, MO
奖学金
University of Wisconsin; Madison, WI

位置

1250 E. 3900 S., Ste. 320, Salt Lake City, UT 84124

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