Dr. Melendez

Paolo Melendez, MD is an Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Melendez graduated from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru. He completed general Infectious Diseases training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, and pursued additional Transplant Infectious Disease training at the same institution. He joined the Infectious Diseases Division at the University of Utah in July 2020.

Dr. Melendez’s interests include infections in solid organ and bone marrow transplant hosts, including cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, invasive fungal infection, infections associated to CAR-T cell therapy, as well as orthopedic infections, and HIV. Dr. Melendez is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.

During his free time, Dr. Melendez enjoys playing the guitar, recording music at home, spending time with his family and outdoor activities.