Larry Melton, MD, Nephrology, Hackensack, NJ


Nephrology Hackensack, NJ

Medical Director, Organ Transplant HackensackUMC

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Education & Training

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterFELLOWSHIP
  • University of Texas Southwestern - Parkland Health & Hospital SystemRESIDENCY
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Affiliated HospitalsINTERNSHIP
  • University of Texas Medical School
    University of Texas Medical SchoolMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • University of Texas Health Science Center, DallasOTHER_TRAINING
  • Baylor College of DentistryOTHER_TRAINING
  • Baylor UniversityOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 2019 - 2021
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2015 - 2021
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 1985 - 2015
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1983 - 2021
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Nephrology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FAST) American Society of Transplantation
  • Best Doctors in Bergen County 201 Magazine, 2017
  • Best Doctors in New Jersey Inside Jersey Magazine, 2017
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Long-term follow up of kidney transplant recipients in the Spare-The-Nephron trial  
    Weir M, Pearson T, Patel A, Peddi VR, Kalil R, Scandling J, Chan L, Baliga P, Melton L, Mulgaoonkar S, Waid T, Schaefer H, Youssef N, Anandagoda L, McCollum D, Lawson ..., Transplantation, 1/1/2017
  • Routine Ultrasonography Surveillance of Native Kidneys for Renal Cell Carcinoma in Patients Evaluated for and Listed for Kidney Transplantation  
    Klein J, Gonzalez SA, Fischbach BV, Yango AF, Rajagopal A, Rice KM, Saim M, Barri YM, Melton LB, Klintmalm GB, Chandrakantan A, Clinical Transplantation, 1/1/2016
  • First in Human Study of the Safety and Efficacy of TOL 101 Induction to Prevent Kidney Trasnplant Rejection  
    Flechner SM, Mulgoankar S, Melton LB, Waid TH, Agarwal A, Miller SD, Fokta F, Getts M, Frederick TJ, Herrman JJ, Puisis JP, O'Toole L, Sung R, Shihab F, Wiseman AC and..., AJT (Am J Transplant), 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Estimation of Glomerular Filtration Rate with Serum Cystatin C Accurately Discriminates Renal Dysfunction in Liver Transplant Candidates with End-Stage Liver Disease.
    Gonzalez SA, Trotter JF, Szerlip HM, Levy MF, Chandrakantan A, Yango AF, Rajagopal A, Barri YM, Rice KM, Saim M, Melton LB, Emmett M, Klintmalm GB, Fischbach BV, ATC (American Transplant Congress), Philadelphia, PA, 1/1/2015
  • Immunosuppressive Effects of Erythropoietin Do Not Confer Lower Rates of Acute Rejection in Post Kidney Transplant Recipients Receiving Darbepoetin.
    Fischbach BV, Gonzalez SA, Yango AF, Chandrakantan A, Rajagopal A, Melton LB, Rice KM, Barri Y, Saim M, Ruiz R, Onaca N, Levy M, Klintmalm G, ATC (American Transplant Congress), Philadelphia, PA, 1/1/2015
  • BK Viral Infection in Kidney Transplantation: The Role of Induction Therapy.
    Fischbach BV, Gonzalez S, Yango A, Chandrakantan A, Rajagopal A, Melton LB, Rice KM, Barri YM, Saim M, Allam S, DiNubila JM, Levy MF, Klintmalm GB, WTC (World Transplant Congress), San Francisco, CA, 1/1/2014
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  • Post Transplant Management and Follow Up 
    HackensackUMC (Hackensack University Medical Center), 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 - 1/1/2019
  • PRO: Can we predict irreversible renal failure and need for SLK. 
    Chicago, IL - 1/29/2017
  • What's New in Renal Transplantation 
    Rutgers University School of Medicine - 1/18/2017
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  • Immune monitoring during TOL101- anti-AlphaBeta-TCR monoclonal Phase 2 renal transplant clinical trials. 
    Wiseman A, Mulgaonkar S, Sung R, Melton L, Waid TH, Thompson JS, Getts MT, Getts DR, Flechner S
  • Evaluating Safety and Efficacy of TOL101 Induction to Prevent Kidney Transplant Rejection, Part A Interim analysis. 
    Getts DR, Wiseman A, Mulgaonka S, Sung R, Melton L, Waid T, Thompson JS, Getts MT, Flechner S

Press Mentions

  • 2015 AST FAST Designees
    2015 AST FAST DesigneesMay 21, 2015
  • Thank You for 40 Years
    Thank You for 40 YearsOctober 17, 2011


  • Financial Advisory Committee; Chair 2015-2016, American Society of Transplantation 2015 - Present
  • Fellowship Accreditation Committee; Chair, Board of Managers 2015-2017, American Society of Transplantation 2015 - Present
  • Board Member, Councilor at Large, American Society of Transplantation 2013 - 2016
  • Legislative Committee; Chair, Texas Transplantation Society 2013 - 2015
  • President, Texas Transplantation Society 2011 - 2012
  • Public Policy Committee, American Society of Transplantation 2010 - 2015
  • Audit Committee; Chair 2010-2011, American Society of Transplantation 2008 - 2015
  • Councilor, Pancreas Transplant, Texas Transplantation Society 2007 - 2010
  • Accreditation Committee; Chair 2006-2007, AST/ASN 2001 - 2008
  • Kidney/Pancreas Committee, UNOS 1994 - 1996
  • Kidney/Pancreas Committee, American Society of Transplantation 1992 - 1996

Professional Memberships