Octavio Melendez-Cabrera, MD F.A.C.O.G.
Chief of OB/ GYN

Chelsea Medical Center
719 Okatie HWY
Okatie, SC 29909-3963
Phone: 843-987-7400
Specialty: OB/GYN

Dr. Melendez-Cabrera joined BJHCHS in November 2014. He served the Army Reserve as a Captain for 10 years. While in the Army, he participated in several Peace Missions to Surinam and Bolivia. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

More About Dr. Melendez-Cabrera

Degrees and Certifications

  • Bachelor in Biology – UPR College at Cayey, Puerto Rica 1985
  • Doctor of Medicine – Universidad Central del Caribe – Bayamon, Puerto Rico -1989
  • OB/Gyn Residency – St. Lukes Hospital, Ponce, Puerto Rico – 1993
  • Board Certification – ABOG – November 1995


  • English
  • Spanish

Hobbies and Interests

  • Sports
  • Former baseball player
  • Running
  • Scuba diving