Richard J. Mellitt

M.D., F.A.C.S, F.A.C.C.

About Me

Dr. Mellitt has been practicing Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery since 1998.  He is a partner of Missouri Cardiovascular Specialists at the Missouri Heart Center and has been practicing at Boone Hospital Center since 2000. He is a magna cum laude graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine and trained in general surgery and thoracic surgery at Emory University Medical School in Atlanta. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He has special interest in heart valve disease, coronary artery bypass grafting, and lung surgery.


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General Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Education & Training

Emory University Medical School, Residency
St. Louis University School of Medicine, M.D.



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