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Joseph J. Melvin, DO

  • Pediatric Neurology
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Joseph Melvin, D.O., practices pediatric neurology at Shriners Children's Philadelphia. He specializes in disorders of the brain in children, including headaches, seizures, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, sleep disorders and neuromuscular disease. Dr. Melvin received his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital.

Pediatric Care


  • Pediatric Neurology

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology, Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology - General
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology
Education and Training

Medical Education
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Saint Joseph's Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
United States of America

Hahnemann University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

St. Christophers Hospital for Children
Philadelphia, PA
United States of America

Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

Academic Positions and Locations

St. Christopher's Hospital


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