Pamela G. Meliski M.D.


Bio

Dr. Meliski graduated from the University of North Carolina Asheville Honors program with a Bachelor in Arts in Biology. She received her medical degree with Highest Honors from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. She completed her internship and residency at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. She also completed her fellowship in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD. She specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery. She is a member of the American Medical Association.

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Blue Ridge Bone & Joint Clinic, Asheville, August 2009—present

2006-2008 Assistant team physician, Wake Forest University Soccer Program 2006-2008 Assistant team physician, Winston-Salem State University 2004-2005 Performed pre-participation sports physicals for local high schools 2002-2003 Co-Editor of Fax, University of North Carolina’s Medical Journal 2001-2003 Teaching Assistant, Genetics Course, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1999 Teaching Assistant, Anatomy and Microbiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Medical Education Development Program 1997-1998 Unit Secretary- Orthopaedic Unit, Moses Cone Hospital, Greensboro, NC 1997-1998 Youth Coordinator, North Carolina Chapter of Operation Smile, Greensboro, NC 1993-1997 Student Athletic Trainer, University of North Carolina at Asheville

FELLOWSHIP: Fellowship in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Reconstruction, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 2008 – 2009. RESIDENCY/INTERNSHIP: Wake Forest University , Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC, Orthopaedic Surgery Resident, 2003 - 2008 MEDICAL SCHOOL: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, Doctor of Medicine with Highest Honors, 1998 - 2003 GRADUATE: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, Medical Education Development Program, 1997 UNDERGRADUATE: University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC, Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Health, Honors Program Graduate, NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Team, 1989 - 1993

2008-present Research assistant to Dr. Lew Schon, Director of Foot and Ankle Reconstruction, Union Memorial Hospital. Developing a biomechanical model to test the efficacy of the abductor hallucis tendon transfer in the treatment of hallux varus in the cadaver model. 2005-2006 Research assistant to Dr. John Birkedal, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Experience included development of an IRB protocol to perform an outcome analysis regarding operative verses nonoperative treatment of thoracolumbar burst fractures. 2005-2008 Research assistant to Dr. Robert Teasdall, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Experience included describing the technique of navicular fixation. Constructed and recruited for a study involving the use of total contact casting with the use of vacuum assisted closure for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers. 2001-2008 Research assistant to Dr. William Ward, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Experience involved constructing a multicenter retrospective study database of osteosarcoma patients in North Carolina with particular focus on prognostic factors and therapeutic considerations. 1996-1997 Research assistant to Dr. Roel Schaaper, Senior Investigator, Molecular Genetics Laboratory, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Experience included exploring the role of the ndk gene of E. coli in maintaining high fidelity replication in wild-type strains, those deficient in mismatch repair, and strains with a constitutive SOS response.

Schon, L, Allen, P. Regional and Widespread Pain: The Ankle. Rheumatology. M. Hochberg et al. In progress. Teasdall, R, Allen, P. 2007. Surgical fixation of navicular body fractures. Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery. 6(2):108-112, June 2007. Allen, P, Schaaper, R. 1997. A study of the mutator effects of E. coli after disruption on the nucleoside diphosphate kinase gene. 1998 Proceedings National Conference for Undergraduate Research

2003-2008 United Arts Council of Greensboro, NC 2003-2008 Future Fund of Greensboro, NC 2000-2003 North Carolina Rural Health Coalition Student Clinic 1999-2003 Student Health Action Coalition Student Clinic 1999-2000 Making Educated Decisions About Life, Chapel Hill High School 1996-1997 Victim’s Advocate, Buncombe County Rape Crisis Center 1994 Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate, Asheville-Buncombe Technical College 1993-1994 Bulldog Buddy Program (Athletic Mentorship Program)

Member - American Medical Association Member – Maryland Medical Association, 2009 Member - County Medical Society, 2009 2008-present American Foot and Ankle Society 2005-2008 Wake Forest University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Fund Advisory Panel 2004-2005 Wake Forest University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Review Committee 2003-present American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2002-2003 President, UNC School of Medicine Student Government 2002-2003 Dean’s Advisory Committee 2002-2003 Curriculum Advisory Board 2002-2003 John B. Graham Student Research Society, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2001-2003 UNC School of Medicine Student Government Curriculum Committee 2001-2002 Health Sciences Library Advisory Committee 2000-2002 Chief Mentor, UNC School of Medicine Student Government 1999-2000 Vice-President for Student Development, UNC School of Medicine Student Government 1998-2003 Aid for Impaired Medical Students Committee 1993-1997 University of North Carolina at Asheville Honors Program

Allen, P, Miller, S, Shon, L. “Concentrated Iliac Crest Bone Marrow Aspirate to Augment Healing in Tarsal Navicular Stress Fractures”. Submitted for presentation at the AOFAS 2009 Summer Meeting. Miller, S, Allen, P, Schon, L. “Arthroscopic Filling of Talar Osteochondral Defects with Stem Cell Rich Flowable Collagen: The SCRFC Procedure”. Submitted for presentation at the AOFAS 2009 Summer Meeting. Allen, P. “Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures: Outcome Comparison of Operative verses Non-operative Management”. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Research Day, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC April 2006. Allen, P, Brigman, B, Harrelson, J, Kilpatrick, S, Kneisl, J, Porter, S, Ward, W, Bos, G. “Multi-Institutional Osteosarcoma Study: Analysis of 183 Patients with Emphasis on Age-Related Prognostic Variables”. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Research Day, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC April 2005, 2007, 2008. Allen, P, Brigman, B, Harrelson, J, Kilpatrick, S, Kneisl, J, Porter, S, Ward, W, Bos, G. “Multi-Institutional Osteosarcoma Study: Analysis of 183 Patients with Emphasis on Age-Related Prognostic Variables”. 2003 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, February 2003. Allen, P, Brigman, B, Harrelson, J, Kilpatrick, S, Kneisl, J, Porter, S, Ward, W, Bos, G. “Multi-Institutional Osteosarcoma Study: Analysis of 183 Patients with Emphasis on Age-Related Prognostic Variables”. 2002 North Carolina Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Asheville, North Carolina, October 2002. Allen, P, Schaaper, R. “A study of the mutator effects of E. coli after disruption of the nucleoside diphosphate kinase gene.” 1997 National Conference for Undergraduate Research, Austin, TX, April 1997.

Board Eligible, American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons

2008 1st place Orthopaedic Resident Research Award, Wake Forest University 2007 1st place Orthopaedic Resident Research Award, Wake Forest University 2003 Medical Degree with Highest Honors (4 awarded) 2003 Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Award 2002 Alpha Omega Alpha 2002 Second place Resident Research Presentation, North Carolina Orthopaedic Association 2001-2003 Selected to the Distinguished Medical Scholars Program (scholarship given) 1999-2001 Awarded Academic Scholarship (full tuition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) 1996 University Scholar (merit award based on academic performance) 1997 Undergraduate Research Scholar (merit award based on academic performance and research) 1996-1997 Summer of Discovery Fellowship, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 1994-1997 Big South Conference Honor Roll 1994-1997 Awarded Sports Medicine Scholarship (University of North Carolina at Asheville)

States of North Carolina, Maryland, Medical Boards

Controlled Substance Registration Certificate

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