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Dr. John Mellinger, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Mellinger

Department of Surgery

701 N 1st St Springfield, IL 62702

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Dr. John Mellinger, MD is a general surgery specialist in Springfield, IL and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in general surgery, gastroenterological surgery, and more.


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(217) 545-8880

Dr. Mellinger accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Direct Access w/HSA
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Illinois
Coventry Health Care of Illinois PPO
Health and Life PPO
Platinum PPO
Coventry Health Care of Missouri
Coventry Health Care of Missouri PPO
Golden Rule
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medico
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Mellinger's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Colectomy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mellinger performs Colectomy more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Mellinger performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
Abdominal Pain
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mellinger treats Abdominal Pain more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Mellinger treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mellinger performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Mellinger performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal

Dr. Mellinger's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • 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
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Ventral Hernia

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Mellinger, MD is a general surgery specialist in Springfield, IL and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in general surgery, gastroenterological surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

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Dr. Mellinger's Reviews

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He is an excellent surgeon. I would recommend him to anyone. Not single bad thing to say about him. He is very nice and very professional. He got me in right away for surgery due to my discomfort. He makes his patients a priority and does everything he can for their satisfaction!!
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