Thomas A Melgar, MD

Thomas A Melgar, MD portrait
  • Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  • Professor, Department of Medicine



Areas of interest: Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Resident Education, Med-Peds Physician Manpower, Global Health, Point of Care Ultrsonography, Procedural skills training

Affiliations and Associations

  • Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine


  • BS 1983, Biochemistry - with High Honors, State University of New York - Stony Brook, NY
  • MD 1987, Doctor of Medicine, State University of New York, School of Medicine - Stony Brook, NY
  • Residency 1991, Internal Medicine - Pediatrics Residency Program, Detroit Medical Center - Detroit, MI, Wayne State University
  • Chief Resident 1992, Internal Medicine, Detroit Medical Center - Detroit, MI, Wayne State University


  • American Board of Pediatrics - Certified
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Certified


  • Spanish, fluent.

Honors & Awards

  • Med-Peds representative 2002-2006. Primary Care Organization Consortium, 04/2006
  • President elect, President, Past President, Executive Committee 2002-2006. Med-Peds Program Directors Association, 04/2006