Dr. Spencer James Melby MD Surgeon

Dr. Spencer Melby is a surgeon in Birmingham, Alabama. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Alabama Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Utah School of Medicine and has been in practice for 4 years. He is one of 20 doctors at Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 21 at University of Alabama Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Washington University
Residency, General Surgery, 2002 - 2009

Washington University
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2009 - 2011

University of Utah School of Medicine
Class of 2002

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

AL State Medical License
Active through 2012

MO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2012

Publications & Presentations

Importance of blood pressure control after repair of acute type a aortic dissection: 25-year follow-up in 252 patients.
Melby, S. J.,Zierer, A.,Damiano, R. J.,Moon, M. R.

Opportunities for improvement in heart transplantation outcomes for young adults 18 to 35 years of age.
George, J. F., Tallaj, J. A., Melby, S. J., Kirklin, J. K., Pamboukian, S. V.

Impact of pulmonary hypertension on outcomes after aortic valve replacement for aortic valve stenosis.
Melby, S.J., Moon, M.R., Lindman, B.R., Bailey, M.S., Hill, L.L., Damiano, R.J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Alabama PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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