Melanie Barnard, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, Program Director, General Surgery Residency, Medical Director, The Breast Center

    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.


    Remote video URL



    Education & training

    Medical Director, The Breast Center
    General Surgeon
    Board Certifications
    General Surgery, American Board of Surgery
    Medical School
    Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia
    SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

    Related articles

    Breast Center receives national accreditation

    The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) has granted accredited status to the SIU School of Medicine Breast Center in Springfield. To achieve voluntary NAPBC accreditation, a
    Melanie Barnard

    SIU General Surgery residency names Melanie Barnard as program director

    Melanie Barnard, MD, assistant professor for General Surgery, has been named program director for the SIU General Surgery residency. Barnard is a graduate of the program, with a successful practice
    crystal awards for surgical education

    Learners recognize surgical educators with 2021 teaching awards

    Medical students and residents have determined the recipients of the 2021 Department of Surgery Teaching Awards. Nick Tadros, MD, MCR, was named the "Outstanding Educator of the Year." Emily Serafin