Melanoma occurs when the pigment-producing cells that give color to the skin become cancerous.

    Our doctors


    Aziz Khan, MD

    Executive Director of Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU Cancer Care
    315 W. Carpenter St. 1st Floor Clinic B Springfield, IL 62702

    Michael Neumeister, MD

    Department of Surgery Chair Plastic Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge Street 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702

    Michael Ruebhausen, MD

    Plastic Surgeon Plastic Surgery
    302 West Hay Street Suite 200 Decatur, IL 62526

    Megan Strohm, NP-C

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Internal Medicine, Cancer Care
    315 W. Carpenter St. Springfield, IL 62702

    Emily Sturm, MD

    Surgical Oncologist Cancer Care, General Surgery
    315 W. Carpenter St. 2nd Floor, Clinic C Springfield, IL 62702

    Morgan Wilson, MD

    Dermatologist Dermatology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 2300 Springfield, IL 62702

    Why SIU

    Continually learning

    With a focus on continual improvement, our doctors take the time to research, study and innovate to provide the latest treatments for our patients.

    Patient-first experience

    Our care ranges from primary care physicians to specialists and sub-specialists who have advanced training. We're here for you when you need us.

    Breakthrough technology

    Continually teaching the next generation of doctors, our physicians use the latest developments in procedures and technologies for our patients.