Thomas E. Melin

Thomas E. Melin


Dr. Melin was born and raised in Kentucky. Dr. Melin settled down in Wilmington in 1991 and established Coastal Neurosurgical Associates and Spine Center in 1993.


  • University of Kentucky
  • Post Graduate: University of South Carolina
  • Residency: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chief Resident in Neurosurgery)


  • New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC)
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
  • North American Spine Society (NASS)
  • North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS)
  • New Hanover-Pender County Medical Society

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery