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Jairo Melo, M.D.

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EDUCATION & TRAINING

  • Universidad Pontificia Bolilvariana, Medellin,Colombia-M.D.
  • Internal Medicine Elective Rotation, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas
  • General Physician, Colombian Cardiovascular Center, Medellin, Colombia
  • Internal Medicine Intern, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas
  • Internal Medicine Resident, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas
  • Pulmonary Disease Fellowship, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas
  • Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Rotation,Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas
  • Sleep Laboratory Rotation, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas
  • Spinal Cord Unit, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital Division, San Antonio, Texas
  • Neuromuscular-ALS Clinic, South Texas ALS Clinic, Reeves Rehabilitation Center, San Antonio, Texas

CURRENT POSITIONS

  • 2005-present    Pulmonary Physician in private practice, San Antonio, Texas
  • 2005-present    Sub-Investigator of Clinical Research-Diagnostics Research Group, San Antonio,
  • Texas
  • 2005-present    Medical Director Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital Intensive Care Unit-San Antonio, Texas
  • 2006-present    Medical Director Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital Respiratory Therapy Department, San Antonio,Texas
  • 2008- Present   Medical Director Methodist Specialty and Transplant Intensive Care Unit, San Antonio, Texas

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE

Licensure

1991                        MD -Texas (#K1260)

Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (#172806)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Pulmonary Disease (#1726806)
  • 1998                American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Critical Care Medicine (#1726806)

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

  • Associate Professor, Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, Bolivariana Universidad, Medellin, Colombia
  • Medical Director, Lung Transplantation Program, Clinica Santa Maria, Medellin, Colombia
  • Pulmonologist, Clinica Medellin, Medellin,Colombia
  • Pulmonologist, Clinica SOMA, Medellin, Colombia
  • Intensivist, Clinica SOMA, Medellin, Colombia
  • Intensivist, Clinica Medellin, Medellin, Colombia
  • 2001-present    Staff Physician St. Lukes Baptist Hosptial, San Antonio, Texas
  • 2001-present    Staff Physician Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital, San Antonio,Texas
  • 2001-present    Staff Physician Specialty and Transplant Hospital, San Antonio, Texas
  • 2004-present    Staff Physician,Texan Heart Hospital- San Antonio, Texas
  • 2001-2005       Staff Physician, Santa Rosa Northwest Hospital, San Antonio, Texas
  • Staff Physician, Kindred Hospital, San Antonio, Texas

HONORS

  • Intern of the Year, Universidad Pontifica Bolivariana, Medellin, Colombia
  • Manuel Uribe Angel Award in recognition as the best physician of the class,
  • Medellin, Colombia
  • Intern of the Year, Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas 1992-1993
  • Junior Resident of the Year, Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio,Texas ,1993-1994
  • Senior Resident of the Year, Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Health        Science Center at San Antonio, Texas, 1994-1995

CLINICAL RESEARCH

  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Phase III. 2004. Sub-Investigator
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Phase III. 2004-2005. Sub-Investigator
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Phase III. 2004. Sub-Investigator
  • Inpatient Complicated Urinary Tract Infection. Phase IIb. 2004-2005. Sub-Investigator
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Phase III. 2004-2005. Sub-Investigator
  • Asthma. Phase III. 2004-2005. Sub-Investigator.
  • Asthma. Phase III.  2005. Sub-Investigator.
  • Stress Urinary Incontinence. Phase IV. Sub-Investigator
  • Osteoporosis. Phase IIIb. 2004. Sub-Investigator
  • Asthma. Phase III. Sub-Investigator
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Phase III. 2005.Sub-Investigator
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Phase III. 2005. Sub-Investigator
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Phase IV. 2005. Sub-Investigator
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Phase IV. 2005. Sub-Investigator
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Phase III. 2005. Sub-Investigator
  • Asthma/Allergy Study. Phase IV. 2005. Sub-Investigator
  • Hypertension Study. Phase III. 2004-2005. Sub-Investigator
  • Cholesterol Study. Phase III. 2005. Sub-Investigator
  • Diabetes Study. Phase II. 2005. Sub-Investigator
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Phase III. 2006. Sub- Investigator
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Phase IV. 2006. Sub-Investigator
  • Acute –Exacerbation Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Phase .2006. Sub-Investigator
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Phase III. 2006. Sub- Investigator
  • Dyslipidemia. Phase III. 2006. Sub-Investigator
  • Abdominal Pain. Phase II. 2006. Sub- Investigator.
  • Diabetes. Phase III. 2006.  Sub-Investigator
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Phase. BIO. 2006.   Sub-Investigator
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.  Phase III. 2006. Sub-Investigator
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 2006.  Phase II. Sub-Investigator
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Phase III. 2006. Sub-Investigator
  • Hyperlipidemia. Phase III. 2006. Sub-Investigator
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Phase III. 2006. Sub-Investigator
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Phase III. 2006. Sub-Investigator
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Phase III. 2006. Sub-Investigator
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Phase III. 2006. Sub-Investigator
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Phase IV. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Phase III. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Phase III. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Phase II. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Phase IIIB. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Phase IIB. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Asthma Study. Phase III. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Phase III. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Phase IV. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Phase IIA. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee. Phase II. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Dyslipidemia Study. Phase III. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Device. Phase N/A. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Diabetes. Phase III. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Phase IIIB. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Phase III. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Phase III. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Phase III. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Phase III. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Phase III. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Phase III. 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Phase III. 2008. Sub-Investigator
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Phase IIB. 2008. Sub-Investigator
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Phase II. 2008. Sub-Investigator
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Phase IV. 2008. Sub-Investigator
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Phase II. 2008. Sub-Investigator

PUBLICATIONS

  • 1.         Peters J., Melo J.: Low systemic vascular resistance: differential diagnosis and Outcome.Pulm Crit   1993; 3: 71-77.
  • 2.         Melo J., Anzueto A.: Liquid ventilation. Intern Care Med 25:420-421, 1999.
  • 3.         Peters J. Melo J.: Managing exacerbations of asthma. Keypoints of the new NIH Clinical Practice Guidelines. J Respir Dis 13 (6) 829-849, 1999.
  • 4.         Melo J., Levine S.M.: Lung transplantation for the the referring Pulmonologist. Pulm Crit Care Update.Volume 13, Lesson 16, 1999.
  • 5.         Anzueto A., Melo J.: Liquid ventilation. In: Respiratory Clinics of North America. (Brown SD, Eds), W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 1998, pp. 679-693
  • 6.         Anzueto A., Melo J.: Nonconventional therapies in ARDS: liquid ventilation. Pulm Crit Care Update. Volume 12, Lesson 15, 1998.
  • 7.         Peters J., Melo J. L Low systemic vascular resistance: etiology and outcome. Critical care update. 199; volume 14, Lesson 13
  • 8.         Melo J., Homma A., Iturriaga E, Frierson L., Amato A., Anzueto A., Jackosn C.: Pulmonary evaluation and prevelance of  non-invasive ventilation in patients with any trephic lateral scherosin, J. Neurol. Sciences. 199; 169: 114-117.
  • 9.         Adams S., Melo J., Luther M., Anzueto A.: Antibiotics are associated with lower relapse rates in outpatients with acute exacerbations of COPD. Chest. 2000; 117: 1345-1352.

ABSTRACTS

  • Homma A, Bangash AJ, Melo J, Amato AA, Jackson CE, Anzueto A: Retrospective evaluation of FVC in patients with Amotrophic Lateral Sclerosis undergoing noninvasive mechanical ventilation.  Chest 116(4): 320S, 1999
  • Anzueto A, Estevan A, Alia I,Gordo F, Eli W, Melo J, Tobin M for the Mechanical Ventilation International Study Group: International study of mechanical ventilation: effect of age.Chest 114(4): 357S, 1998.
  • Homma A, Melo J, Patterson JE<Jorgensen JH, Hicks DM,  Anzueto A: Morbidity of pencillin nonsusceptible Streptocossus pneumonia. Chest 114(4): 252S, 1998.
  • Melo J, Iturriage E, Levine S, Amato A, Jackson C, Anzueto A: Pulmonary evaluation and prevalence of noninvasive ventilation in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a multicenter survey. Chest 114(4):355S, 1998.
  • Melo J, Levine SM, Anzueto A, Susanto I, Peters JI, Sako EY, Bryan CL:Chronic vascular rejection in lung transplant recipients. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 157 (3): A760, 1998.
  • Melo J, Anzuetto A, Pavel M, Grbach V, Palaez A, Levine S, Schroedeer W, Coalson J, Masters BS, Selective inflammatory response in a baboon model of hyperoxia-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Am J Respir Crit Care Med 157(3): A683, 1998.
  • Villegas E, Levine S, Melo J, Anzueto A: Pathogenic cytomegalovirus infection in AIDS patients. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 157(3): A 176, 1998.
  • Iturriaga E, Melo J, Amato A, Anzueto A, Burgin T, Jackson CA: Proposed protocol for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Presented at 9th International Symposium on ALS/MND, German 1998.
  • Melo J, Iturriaga E, Amato A, Anzueto A, Burgin T, Jackson C: Prevalence of noninvasive ventilation in patients with amyotrophic lateal sclerosis (ALS), Presented at 9th International Sysposium on ALS/MND, Germany, 1998.
  • Adams S, Melo J, Anzueto A: Effects of antibiotics on the recurrence rates of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations. Chest 112(3):22S1997.
  • Adams SG, Melo J, Anzueto A: Antibiotics use in COPD exacerbations. Presented at South Texas ACP Associates Program, San Antonio,Texas 1997.