Serguei Melnitchouk, MD, MPH, is a cardiac surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital and specializes in minimally invasive mitral valve surgery. Dr. Melnitchouk is instructor in surgery at Harvard Medical School.
BiographySerguei Melnitchouk, MD, MPH, is a cardiac surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital specializing in bypass and valve surgery with a focus on minimally invasive mitral valve surgery and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). Dr. Melnitchouk is also involved with the Lung Transplant and ECMO programs at the Mass General Transplant Center.
Dr. Melnitchouk received his medical degree at Ruprecht-Karls-University in Heidelberg, Germany and his Master's of Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Melnitchouk completed his general surgery residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Mass General and a cardiothoracic surgery residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. He has also completed an additional fellowship training in the minimally invasive mitral valve repair at the Leipzig Heart Center, Germany.
Dr. Melnitchouk is the quality director for the Division of Cardiac Surgery. He leads initiatives in identifying ways to measure the division's quality of care while improving patient care and experience.
ResearchDr. Melnitchouk's basic science research has focused on cardiovascular tissue engineering. His current research interests involve studying various outcome measures after surgical interventions, particularly decision analysis, survival analysis, and risk models in cardiac surgery