Physicians

Frederick R. Melhorn, D.O. (Retired)

  • Dr. Frederick Melhorn, a native of Pennsylvania, graduated from Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in 1952 and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) in 1957.  Dr. Melhorn has practiced in Richmond, Virginia since 1957.  He donated his time as the team physician for Douglas S. Freeman and J. R. Tucker High Schools for many years. He was also the team physician for the Regional and State High School wrestling for more than 25 years. Dr. Melhorn is a member of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), was past President for the Virginia Osteopathic Medical Association (VOMA) and member since 1980, and served on the Alumni Board of PCOM as well as the Board of Trustees since 1990.

Steven W. Melhorn, D.O.

  • Dr. Steve Melhorn, a native of Richmond, Virginia, graduated from the University of Richmond in 1979.  He followed his father's footsteps and graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1984 and completed his residency in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine in 1986.  Dr. Melhorn is Board Certified in Family Practice with an additional Certificate of Qualification in Sports Medicine through the American Board of Osteopathic Physicians. In 1988, Dr. Melhorn took over as team physician for Douglas S. Freeman High School sports and in 1990 as team physician for the Richmond Renegades professional hockey team.  Dr. Melhorn is a member of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine (AOASM), the Virginia Osteopathic Medical Association (VOMA), American Osteopathic Academy of Family Practice, the Richmond Academy of Medicine (RAM) and the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV).  Since 1999, Dr. Melhorn also donates his time to Special Olympics.  

Robert L. Quarles, D.O.

  • Dr. Robert Quarles, also a native of Richmond, Virginia, attended University of Richmond for undergraduate and graduate studies as well as MCV School of Pharmacy. Dr. Quarles completed medical school in Kansas City, Missouri, at the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine. He did his internship and residency at the St. Francis Central Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA, where he was Chief Resident.  Dr. Quarles was the recipient of the 1996 Intern/Resident Writing Award given by the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians for his research paper on Leiomyosarcoma of the Ileum. He is Board Certified in Family Practice by the American Board of Osteopathic Family Physicians. From 2000 through 2005, Dr. Quarles served as Medical Services Coordinator for World Wrestling Entertainment. He joined Melhorn & Melhorn, D.O., Inc. in 1996. Outside interests include playing keyboards for his band, The English Channel, weight training, and writing. His first book, Get Off Your Butt, America!, was published in 2006. Two more books are slated for release.