Dr. John Mellinger, MD

Dr. John Mellinger, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. John Mellinger, MD is a general surgery specialist in Springfield, IL and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in general surgery, gastroenterological surgery, and more.

701 N 1st St

Springfield, IL 62702

Contact Information

(217) 545-8880

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Illinois
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Incisional Hernia
more than 5% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
more than 5% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
more than 5% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

19  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Colectomy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Blodgett St Marys Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Mt Sinai/Case West Res
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mellinger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mellinger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mellinger to family and friends
1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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  • 1

Dr. Mellinger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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