Larry Mellick

Professor

Larry Mellick

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Emergency Medicine and Hospitalist Services

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Physician Assistant

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pediatrics

Bio

Larry B. Mellick, MS, MD served as the first chairman of the new Department of Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia and continued in that role from August of 1996 until 2003. His first academic chairman role began in 1993 when he took over leadership of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Loma Linda University Medical Center in San Bernardino County, California. Dr. Mellick attended the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo from 1974 to 1977 and accomplished his specialty training in the military. His first residency was in Pediatrics (Madigan Army Medical Center) and four years later he completed a residency in Emergency Medicine (Brooke Army Medical Center). He holds three board certifications (Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine). Besides being the first academic chairman at the MCG department of emergency medicine he started the pediatric emergency medicine programs at the Medical College of Georgia (Augusta University) and Loma Linda University Medical Center. He also began the successful pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at Loma Linda. The ED observation unit, the Center for Operational Medicine, the Emergency Medicine ultrasound program, the International Medicine program and the Tactical Emergency Medicine program began during Dr. Mellick’s tenure as chairman at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Mellick has had the opportunity to be the editor of multiple emergency medicine publications published through the American Health Consultants. He was the creator and first editor of the clinical monograph, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports. He also participated in development of the ED Nursing Newsletter and was the clinical editor of that publication for a number of years. For many years he served as executive editor of the ED Management Newsletter, ED Legal Letter and was an interim editor for Emergency Medicine Reports. For several years Dr. Mellick was one of three full-time physicians working full-time for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He was fully credentialed with the FBI for approximately ten years and worked with the Hostage Rescue Team (HRT) and the FBI Training Academy during that period of time. He has been the author of multiple publications and his research interest has been headache and orofacial pain. In recent years Dr. Mellick has developed an interest in clinical photography and the creation of training videos for emergency medicine. His popular YouTube channel has over 37 million views, 75,000 subscribers and over 500 videos. He is a contributor to well-known emergency medicine textbooks such as the Atlas of Emergency Medicine and Roberts and Hedges' Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine. Currently, Dr. Mellick has been appointed by American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Emergency Medicine to be a question writer for Pediatric Emergency Medicine Subboard examination.

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Education

  • MD, Medicine (MD) Medical College Of Ohio, 1977

  • MS, Pediatrics Ohio State University, 1974

  • BS, MicroBio, General Ohio State University, 1972

Certifications

  • PALS AHA, 2016

  • Emergency Medicine 1987

  • PHY GA State Bd Medical Examiners, 1996

Awards & Honors

  • Challenge Coin EM:RAP , 2017

  • Teaching Excellence Program Award Augusta University, 2016

  • Clinical Photography Award, 3rd Place Pediatric Emergency Medicine Section, EMages Competition, 2013

  • Teaching award MCG, Emergency Medicine Department Residency, 2013

  • Outstanding Faculty Educator Award MCG, Emergency Medicine Department Residency, 2010

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • EMED 5001

    Emergency Medicine Clkship
  • REMD 5000

    Emergency Medicine

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • A Systematic Review of Testicle Survival Time After a Torsion Event., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Testicular Torsion Pain Honeymoons., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Soto Ramp for Neonatal Lumbar Puncture, 2017
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Ultrasonographic diagnosis of intussusception in the emergency department., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Unusual rash development in a 7-year old male, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • MCG, Department of Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Section Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG, Department of Emergency Medicine, Academic Executive Committee 2006 - 2008

    Role: Committee Chair
  • MCG, Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine Promotions Committee 2006 - 2008

    Role: Committee Chair

University Service

  • AU - Ad Hoc Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG, Academic Development and Research 2003 - 2005

    Role: Other

Professional Service

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Subboard 2012 - Present

    Role: Officer, Other Officer
  • ACEP, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Section 2011 - 2012

    Role: Other
  • FBI Academy, Federal Bureau of Investigation 2002 - 2011

    Role: Other
  • ACEP, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Section 2010 - 2011

    Role: Chairperson
  • Georgia College of Emergency Physicians 2010 - 2011

    Role: Board of Directors of a Company

Public Service

  • Druid Park Clinic 2016

    Role: Other
  • Druid Park Clinic 2016

    Role: Other