Melanie Barnard, MD

Medical Director, The Breast Center, General Surgeon
General Surgery, Cancer Care
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    About me

    Melanie Barnard, MD, is an Assistant Professor of clinical surgery in the Department of Surgery at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She also serves as Program Director for the General Surgery Residency program and Medical Director for The Breast Center. Her practice includes breast cancer surgery, hernia repair, gallbladder surgery, and gastrointestinal endoscopy.

    Barnard completed her surgical residency at SIU School of Medicine. She graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in 2014. 

    She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. Her professional affiliations include the American College of Physicians, American College of Colorectal Surgery, American College of Surgery and Association of Women Surgeons.


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    Education & training

    Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
    Program Director, General Surgery Residency
    Medical Director, The Breast Center
    Board Certifications
    General Surgery, American Board of Surgery
    Medical School
    Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia
    SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

    Clinical locations


    SIU Breast Center at Simmons Cancer Institute

    315 W. Carpenter St. Springfield, IL 62702 2nd Floor Clinic C

    Hospital privileges

    • HSHS St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL
    • Memorial Health, Springfield IL

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