Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

David Melnick, MD, MPH, FACS

  • Surgery (General)
David Melnick, MD, MPH, FACS


Dr. Melnick is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the UW Health Breast Center. His clinical specialties include the broad range of elective and emergent general surgical conditions, as well as gastrointestinal surgery, hernia surgery including complex hernias, laparoscopic surgery and hemodialysis access.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation
  • Department of Surgery

Practice locations

  • 1 S. Park ClinicGeneral Surgery Clinic
    • 1 S. Park St. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 287-2100
    • Closed now
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Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Surgery
Medical School
  • Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Critical Care, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI, 1999-2000

  • University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA


Additional conditions and treatments
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery - General Surgeons
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery for Gallstones
  • Lumpectomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

Research and publications

Dr. Melnick has performed research involving injury prevention and epidemiology, and hemodialysis access surgery