American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons (ASBPS)

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Joseph A Mele M.D.

Joseph A. Mele, III, M.D., Inc.
130 La Casa Via
Building 2, Suite 206
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
P: 925-943-6353

A Northern California enthusiast, he was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area; completed his surgical internship at the University of California Davis Medical Center, in Sacramento, CA; his General Surgery Residency at San Joaquin General Hospital, in Stockton, CA; and sub-specialized with a Fellowship in Reconstructive and Cosmetic Plastic Surgery at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco, CA.

After graduating with high honors with a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California at Davis, Dr. Joseph A. Mele was awarded the prestigious Regents' Scholarship to attend the University of California, Davis School of Medicine.

As a plastic surgery fellow in San Francisco, Joseph Mele, MD, acquired three years of intense postgraduate instruction in General Plastic Surgery, as well as specialized training in the areas of Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Micro Surgery, Burn Care and Rehabilitation, Hand Surgery, and the repair of Congenital Deformities (birth defects). Dr. Mele has volunteered on surgical missions to provide medical care for underprivileged children in Guatemala (Hospital de la Familia) and Argentina (Rotary International's Rotoplast).

  • Education

    Undergraduate - University of California, Davis, College of Engineering - BS Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Medical School - University of California, Davis School of Medicine - MD

    General Surgery Training - University of California, Davis - Surgical Internship

    General Surgery Training - San Joaquin General Hospital - General Surgery Residency and Chief Residency

    Plastic Surgery Training - Saint Francis Memorial Hospital - Plastic Surgery Fellowship and Chief Residency

  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Plastic Surgery

    American Board of Surgery

  • Hospital Affiliations

    John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek, CA

    John Muir Medical Center - Concord, CA

    San Ramon Medical Center - San Ramon, CA

  • Society Memberships

    American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)

    American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

    California Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS)

    International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS)

    The International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS)

    Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)

    American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons (ASBPS)

  • University Affiliations

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