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Douglas Mellinger, DO

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Dr. Douglas Mellinger, DO

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Office
9898 Genesee Ave
Fl 3
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)

Biography

Douglas Mellinger, DO, is a cardiovascular surgeon experienced in adult cardiac and thoracic surgery.


Dr. Mellinger has pursued active research on prosthetic cardiac valves, small diameter vascular grafts, graft rejection and cardiac xenograft transplantation. He has also published extensively on these procedures and has been a principle investigator in several clinical trials.


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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery), 2008

Medical Education

  • University of New England College of Osteopathic M, 1997

Internships

  • Berkshire Medical Center, General Surgery, 1998

Residencies

  • University of California, San Diego, Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2005
  • Berkshire Medical Center, General Surgery, 2003

Fellowships

  • University of California, San Diego, Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy, 2006
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