The Premier Fellowship Trained, Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon in St. Charles County.
Dr. Melander is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon who sub specializes in Sports Medicine. He completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship in 2007 at the prestigious Methodist Sports Medicine Center and was a team fellow for the 2007 Super Bowl Champions, the Indianapolis Colts. He treats people of all ages and activity levels, and strives to keep patients feeling well and performing their best.
As an athlete, you want a doctor who understands how important it is to get back to your routine. Whether you just have an active lifestyle, or you’re a runner, college basketball player, high school wrestler, or professional quarterback — you want a doctor who can help you get back in the game.
Dr. Melander is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. This means he has attended an osteopathic medical school and is fully licensed to prescribe medication and perform surgery. Dr. Melander will work with you to correct or improve sports injuries. And that doesn’t always mean surgery. Today, sports medicine focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries.
Dr. Melander specializes in:
- Advanced arthroscopy of the shoulder, knee, hip, and elbow
- Ligament reconstruction of the ACL, PCL, and elbow
- Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
- Sports medicine
- Workers’ compensation
The practice of sports medicine usually involves a cooperative approach between the orthopaedic surgeon, athletic trainer, physical therapist if appropriate, and most importantly the patient. When you’re ready, contact our office at St. Charles Orthopaedic Surgery Associates (SCOSA) to set up an appointment and let’s talk about getting you back to your game.