Nicolas Melo, MD


Nicolas Melo, MD is a surgeon in the Trauma Program at Cedars-Sinai. He is board certified in general surgery and critical care surgery.

Dr. Melo’s clinical focus specializes in trauma and general surgery and surgical critical care. His research interests focus on trauma and critical care and systems based practices. He has written several journal articles and book chapters about general and trauma surgery and has made presentations at various academic meetings. Dr. Melo is a member of the American College of Surgeons and Society for Critical Care Medicine.

Dr. Melo earned his medical degree at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. He performed his internship and residency in general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University in Boston, after which he completed a fellowship in trauma and critical care at Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center.