Dr. Howard Melton, a native of South Georgia, received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. He then completed a residency in General Surgery at the Methodist Hospitals of Memphis, Tennessee. Since 1996, Dr. Melton has been on the medical staff at Colquitt Regional Medical Center and has held numerous leadership positions. He is currently a member of the Colquitt County Hospital Authority.
He is board certified with the American Board of Surgery and a member of the Medical Association of Georgia, the Georgia Surgical Society, the American Medical Association and several other state and national organizations. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Melton’s interests include advanced laparoscopic procedures and he recently completed his 200th procedure using the DaVinci Surgical Robot.