Faculty Details

Kelly E. Melvin, MD


Associate Professor


Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry


Dr. Melvin is the chief attending psychiatrist for the consultation service at Cabell Huntington Hospital. He is also the attending psychiatrist for the Cabell Huntington Hospital Recovery Center and for the newly created transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) clinic located in the Marshall Psychiatry outpatient clinic. His special interests are treatment of mood disorders, thought disorders, and addiction. He also has a strong interest in the use of neuromodulation therapies including TMS and electroconvulsive therapy (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.)