DR. JIM MELTON
Jim G. Melton, D.O., specializes in Vascular Surgery, and is the director of the Vascular Institute at Oklahoma Heart Hospital.
Dr. Melton is involved in the research, development and surgical application of endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms, the endovascular treatment of peripheral vascular disease and limb salvage bypass. He is Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery in General Surgery and Peripheral Vascular Surgery. Dr. Melton joined Oklahoma Heart Hospital Physicians (OHHP) in 1998 and has worked at the Oklahoma Heart Hospital since it opened in 2002.
Dr. Melton attended medical school at Oklahoma State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In addition, he received specialized training in general surgery and participated in a rotating internship at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, where he also received fellowship training in peripheral vascular surgery. Dr. Melton has been a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery since 1994 at the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has also served as the Chairman of the Department of Vascular Surgery, Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory, and the Department of General Surgery since 1997.
Dr. Melton sees patients at the Oklahoma Heart Hospital Physicians Oklahoma City Clinic, located at the Oklahoma Heart Hospital and at the OHHP clinic in Chickasha.
The Vascular Institute surgeons perform the highest volume of vascular surgery in the region. Vascular Institute patients have access to the latest devices, technology and procedures because of the centers extensive research programs. Patients are able to enroll in a number of national studies that give them access to some of the newest procedures available for vascular disease.