John Melvin, MD, Physical Medicine/Rehab, Philadelphia, PA

JohnMelvinMDMMSc

Physical Medicine/Rehab Philadelphia, PA

Neuromuscular Medicine

Emeritus Professor

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Summary

  • Dr. John Melvin is a physiatrist in Philadelphia, PA. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and has been in practice 57 years. He specializes in neuromuscular medicine and is experienced in electromyography, traumatic brain injury, sports medicine, spinal cord injuries, and musculoskeletal disorders.

Education & Training

  • Ohio State University Hospital
    Ohio State University HospitalResidency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1963 - 1966
  • The Ohio State UniversityM.M.Sc., 1966
  • Ohio State University Hospital
    Ohio State University HospitalResidency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1961 - 1961
  • Mount Carmel Medical CenterInternship, Transitional Year, 1960 - 1961
  • The Ohio State University College of Medicine
    The Ohio State University College of MedicineClass of 1960
  • The Ohio State UniversityB.Sc., 1955

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1991 - 2022
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 1973 - 2017
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1960 - 2016

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Certificates of Appreciation 8th World Congress of International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 2014
  • Ralph Davenport Mershon Award The Ohio State Alumni Association, 2014
  • Certificate of Appreciation PMR, the Journal of Function, 2013
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • The International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine: the way forward - II  
    Imamura M, Gutenbrunner C, Stucki G, Li J, Lains J, Frontera W, Oliver J, Ozcakar L,DeLisa J, Battistella LR, Melvin J, J Rehabil Med, 1/1/2014
  • Do physiatric procedures represent a value or liability?  
    Furman MB, Melvin JL, Kennedy DJ, PM&R, 1/1/2014
  • Invited perspective: lessons learned through leadership  
    Melvin JL, PM&R, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • The next step toward the use of ICD and ICF: developing coding instructions for the functioning properties (FPs)
    Prodinger B, Selb M, Jakob R, Melvin J, Nicol MMR, Stucki G, Kennedy C, WHO-Family of International Classifications Network Annual Meeting 2015, Manchester, United Kingdom, 1/17/2015
  • Functional level of spinal cord injured patients
    El Ghatit AZ, Falkner R, Melvin JL, 8th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Spinal Cord Injury Association, New York, New York, 1/18/1982
  • Needs assessment survey as a tool to develop a quality improvement and patient safety curriculum for residents
    Goldsmith A, Melvin J, National Physicians Alliance Meeting, Washington, DC, 1/1./2011

Lectures

  • Medical perspectives on the implications of the "forced use" paradigm 
    Baltimore, Maryland - 1/22/1986
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome - clinical, electrodiagnostic and therapeutic aspects 
    Younker Memorial Rehabilitation Center, Des Moines, Iowa - 1/1/1970
  • MCW-RAND study: potential influence on funding and fate of rehabilitation 
    San Antonio, Texas - 1/22/1985
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