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Faculty Details

Kelly E. Melvin, MD


Associate Professor


Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry


In addition to his roles at Marshall Health and the school of medicine, Dr. Melvin provides inpatient psychiatric care at St. Mary's Medical Center and Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital. He also has an electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) service at St. Mary's and continues to run the transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) clinic located in the Marshall Psychiatry outpatient clinic. He specializes in treating bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, and using neuromodulation therapies including TMS and ECT.

Honors & Memberships

  • Member - American Psychiatric Association
  • Member - American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Member - Association for Academic Psychiatry
  • Member - Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • 2013 Outstanding Specialty Preceptor Award - West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 2014 Early Career Development Award - Association for Academic Psychiatry


  • Certified: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, subspecialty certification in Child and Adolscent Psychiatry

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville, Tenn. )
  • Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville, Tenn.)