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Caroline G. Melhado, MD

Caroline G. Melhado, MD

  • Resident (PGY-4)
  • General Surgery

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Caroline Melhado, MD is a general surgery resident at UCSF. She is currently in her third clinical year and plans to pursue a career in pediatric trauma surgery. Dr. Melhado has a BA in Anthropology and Environmental Studies from Tufts University and received her MD from Tufts University School of Medicine. She was awarded a Doris Duke International Clinical Research award and spent a year in Malawi researching surgical trauma outcomes and HIV in Pregnancy. She also was selected as a Sam Ho Justice Scholar at Tufts and researched health literacy within a non-English speaking surgical population in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Her research interests include pediatric trauma outcomes and implementation science for marginalized trauma patient populations.
  Dept or School    
  End Date    
  • UCSF
  • MSc
  • Masters in Clinical Research - Implementation Science
  • 05/2023
  • Tufts Unviersity School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • MD
  • Medicine
  • 05/2018
  • Tufts University, Boston, MA
  • BA, BS
  • Anthropology and Environmental Science
  • 05/2012
  • UCSF, San Francisco
  • General Surgery
    • Pediatric Gun Violence
    • Geriatric Trauma
    • Global Surgery
    • Pediatric Trauma
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    1. Melhado C, Remick K, Miskovic A, Patel B, Hewes HA, Newgard CD, Nathens AB, Macias C, Gray L, Yorkgitis BK, Dingeldein MW, Jensen AR. The Association between Pediatric Readiness and Mortality for Injured Children Treated at US Trauma Centers. Ann Surg. 2023 Oct 13. View in PubMed
    2. Jacobson JC, Ryan ML, Vogel AM, Mehl SC, Acker SN, Prendergast C, Padilla BE, Lee J, Chao SD, Martin NR, Russell KW, Larsen K, Harting MT, Linden AF, Ignacio RC, Slater BJ, Juang D, Jensen AR, Melhado CG, Pelayo JC, Zhong A, Spencer BL, Gadepalli SK, Maamari M, Jimenez Valencia M, Qureshi FG, Pandya SR. Outcomes of Extracorporeal Life Support Utilization for Pediatric Patients With COVID-19 Infections. ASAIO J. 2023 Oct 10. View in PubMed
    3. Melhado CG, Sullivan TM, Stephens CQ, Burd RS, Jensen AR. Functional impairment associated with nonfatal pediatric firearm injuries. Surgery. 2023 09; 174(3):692-697. View in PubMed
    4. Melhado CG, Kao E, Hogan-Schlientz J, Crane D, Shui AM, Stephens CQ, Evans L, Burd RS, Jensen AR. Interrater reliability of chart-based assessment of functional impairment after pediatric injury using the functional status scale. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2023 09 01; 95(3):391-396. View in PubMed
    5. Yap A, Wang K, Chen E, Melhado C, Ahmad T, O'Sullivan P, Gandhi S. A mixed-methods study on end-user perceptions of transitioning to reusable surgical gowns. Surg Open Sci. 2023 Jan; 11:33-39. View in PubMed
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