Robert L. Mellor, MD
Board-certified surgeon Dr. Robert Lynn Mellor brings many years of training and experience to his position as a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) at Tanner Clinic Layton.
Dr. Mellor joined Tanner Clinic in 1997. His practice focuses on the full spectrum of ENT care, including allergy testing and treatment, head and neck surgery and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Mellor was born in Laramie, Wyo., and raised in Arkansas. He moved west to earn his B.S. from Brigham Young University. He completed his M.D. at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.
Post-graduate training was made up of a two-year residency in general surgery at Methodist Healthcare in Memphis, Tenn., followed by a three-year residency in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, also in Memphis.
Dr. Mellor is a former chief of surgery at Davis Hospital and Medical Center, where he also served as president of the medical staff.
He is a co-founder of Utah Medical Outreach, a charity organization that flies doctors, nurses and medical supplies to rural areas of Guatemala to provide medical and surgical services. Dr. Mellor continues to travel with the nonprofit, which has been making twice-yearly visits since 1989. There, he treats such conditions as cleft lip and palate, hearing loss and ear tumors.
Dr. Mellor is married and the father of four grown children. He is fluent in Spanish.