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Spencer Melby

Spencer J Melby, M.D.

Washington University in St. Louis/Barnes Jewish Hospital
660 S. Euclid Ave
Campus Box 8234
Saint Louis, MO  63110
United States
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Brigham Young University (B.S. 1997)
University of Utah School of Medicine (M.D. 2002)
Barnes Jewish Hospital and Washington University in St. Louis General Surgery Residency (2002-2009)
Cardiothoracic Research Fellow (2004-2006)
Early Specialization Program Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellow (2008-2011)
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2011-2014)
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University in St. Louis (2014-present)


Minimally invasive procedures
Aortic and mitral valve surgery
Atrial fibrillation surgery
Thoracic organ transplantation

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Cardiac Guidelines
  • Intensive Care Guidelines
  • Endovascular Techniques
  • Endocarditis and Inflammatory Diseases
  • Vascular
  • Mediastinum
  • Heart Failure
  • Pleura
  • Professional Affairs
  • Pericardium
  • Constriction
  • Effusion
  • Other
  • Mediastinum
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Mini-Sternotomy AVR
  • Transapical TAVR
  • Valve Disease
  • Catheter-Based Treatments
  • Transcatheter Mitral Intervention
  • Tricuspid
  • Cardiac - Physiology
  • Arrhythmias
  • Coronary Disease
  • Coronary Disease - Surgery
  • Off-pump Bypass
  • Great Vessels
  • Electrophysiology
  • Electrophysiology - Ablation
  • Electrophysiology - Arrhythmias