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Serguei Melnitchouk, MD, MPH

Cardiac Surgeon

Co-Lead Physician, Heart Valve Program

Quality Director, Division of Cardiac Surgery

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.

  • Phone: 617-724-0800
Cardiac Surgery
Department of Surgery


  • Heart Center
  • Heart Valve Program
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Transplant Center
  • Lung Transplant
Clinical Interests
Acquired heart disease
Aortic surgery
Arterial coronary bypass grafting
Heart transplant
Lung transplant
Mitral Valve repair
Aortic valve repair
Heart surgery
Cardiac surgery
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MPH, Harvard School of Public Health
MD, University of Heidelberg Medical School
Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, Columbia University Medical Center
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, University Hospital Zurich
Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship, Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship, Herzzentrum Leipzig
Board Certifications
Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery - General, American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Foreign Languages
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients

BiographySerguei Melnitchouk, MD, MPH, is a cardiac surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital specializing in coronary 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.

Cardiac Surgery
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-724-0800
Phone 2: 617-643-2031
Fax: 617-724-8834