M. Mark Melin - MD, FACS

M.  Mark Melin - MD, FACS

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My Areas of Practice

1. Carotid artery surgery, stroke symptom evaluation

2. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm surgery, endovascular and open repair

3. Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) evaluation and management, to include angioplasty, stenting and bypass surgery

4. Leg and Foot wound management

5. Diabetic Foot wound management

6. Renal Artery Disease evaluation and management

7. Minimally invasive Varicose vein surgery using ClosureFast radiofrequency ablation

8. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome evaluation and management

9. Dialysis Access for Renal Failure

10. Anterior Spine Exposure   

General Information

Gender: Male

Practicing Since: 1997

Accepting New Patients: Yes


Practices at

Heart and Vascular Center
6500 Excelsior Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

Maple Grove Clinic and Specialty Center
9555 Upland Lane N
Maple Grove, MN 55369

Maple Grove Surgery Center
15800 95th Avenue North
Maple Grove, MN 55369

Methodist Hospital
6500 Excelsior Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

Education & Certifications

Certification: American Board of General Surgery
1996, 2004, 2015

Vascular Surgery: Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

General Surgery: Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

BA: St. Olaf College
Northfield, MN

Certification: Vascular Surgery Board Certified
1999, 2007

Registered Physician in Vascular laboratory Interpretation: American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Research & Publications

If interested, please ask for list of 15 published articles.

Professional Associations & Awards


·         Fellow, American College of Surgeons

·         American Board of Surgery

·         Minnesota Vascular Surgery Society

·         Society Vascular Technology

·         Midwest Vascular Surgical Society

·         Priestly Society, Mayo Clinic Surgical Alumni

·         Medical Director, Park Nicollet Wound Center

·         Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery

·         American Association for Vascular Surgery

·         Mayo Clinic Alumni Board Member 2008-2012

·         Graduate Surgical Education Committee, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota

·         Yearly presentations Park Nicollet Continuing Medical Education Conferences

·         Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota.


              As a member of the Department of Surgery and Section of Vascular Surgery, we look forward to providing you with the highest quality of health care and service through an integrated team approach that utilizes the over 700 Physicians, Surgeons, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses and other Health Care Providers and Team members at Park Nicollet.

             Doctor Melin joined the department of Surgery at Park Nicollet Clinic in July 1997 as a Vascular surgeon, after completing his undergraduate education at St. Olaf College.  Doctor Melin attended the University of Minnesota to obtain his Medical Degree and completed his Surgical Training and Vascular Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. 

            As the Medical Director of the Wound Clinic Doctor Melin brings an extensive knowledge base to the Vascular Center while providing care at both the Maple Grove and St. Louis Park locations.  

                                            “Working in an integrated multi-specialty healthcare environment at Park Nicollet allows our team to provide the highest level of up-to-date vascular surgical care. Our primary goal and focus is to provide compassionate cares to patients and their families.”

                                                                                                         ~ M. Mark Melin M.D.