Our Treatment Team

Kenneth Melman, M.D.

Dr. Melman is a psychiatrist in Seattle specializing in treatment-resistant depression. He received his MD degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, had 2 years of internal medicine residency at Virginia Mason Hospital and then completed his psychiatry residency and chief residency at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. He is a member of the Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) and Medical Director of the Seattle Neuropsychiatric Treatment Center (SeattleNTC), a new program at SNI. He is also the Medical Director of the Swedish Electroconvulsive Therapy Service and is on the Clinical Faculty of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Melman's professional goal is to study and provide a range of neurostimulation treatment options, including ECT, TMS, VNS, and DBS, for psychiatric disorders that have not responded to other treatment interventions.