Cynthia Bednarchik, FNP-BC

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    About me

    Dr. Cynthia Bednarchik is Assistant Director of Men’s Health and Male Infertility at SIU Medicine. She is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and is well versed in the treatment of erectile dysfunction, peyronie’s disease and low testosterone. Dr. Bednarchik has worked in urology since 2013 providing comprehensive evaluation and treatment for male sexual health.

    Dr. Bednarchik completed her Masters of Nursing in 2012, and her Doctorate of Nursing Practice in 2019 from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She is a highly skilled NP with 18 years of nursing experience, primarily, in the cardiovascular intensive care unit, and now with SIU urology for the past 7 years.

    Dr. Bednarchik has authored a book chapter on erectile dysfunction and co-authored numerous peer-reviewed abstracts, posters and papers on men’s sexual health. She is currently the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA) education chair for Advance Practice Providers. She is also a committee member of the Illinois Urology Society (IUS).

    Dr. Bednarchik is a member of the American Urological Association, Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates, Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses, American Nurse Association, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties.



    Education & training

    Certified Nurse Practitioner
    Assistant Director of Men's Health
    Department of Surgery
    Board Certifications
    Family Nurse Practicioner
    Undergraduate Degree
    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL


    Clinical locations


    SIU Urology at Baylis Medical Building

    747 N. Rutledge St. 5th Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-4:30 pm

    SIU Urology at HSHS St. Mary's Hospital Medical Office Building

    1750 E. Lake Shore Dr. Suite 120 Decatur, IL 62521
    Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-4:30 pm

    SIU Urology at Decatur Memorial Hospital

    302 West Hay Street Suite 200 Decatur, IL 62526
    Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-4:30 pm

    Hospital privileges

    • HSHS St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL
    • HSHS St. Mary's Hospital, Decatur, IL
    • Memorial Medical Center, Springfield IL


    Research Interests
    The evaluation and treatment of sexual medicine, male sexual dysfunction, infertility, and other urological disorders.