Richard W. Melchior, BS, MPS, CCP, LP, FPP

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Richard W. Melchior, BS, MPS, CCP, LP, FPP, is a perfusionist in the Cardiac Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Circuit miniaturization, Perfusion education, Perfusion research
Locations: Main Hospital
Phone: 215-590-4040

Education and Training

Board Certification

Certified Clinical Perfusionist (CCP) – American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion
Fellow in Pediatric Perfusion (FPP)
Licensed Perfusionist (LP)

Graduate Degree

Master of Perfusion Science (MPS) - University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
BS - SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
BS - Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA

Titles and Academic Titles


Departments and Services

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in professional organizations

American Academy of Cardiovascular, Perfusion Student Advisory Committee Chairman