Genevieve B. Melton-Meaux, MD, PhD, MA

Genevieve B. Melton-Meaux, MD, PhD

Colon and Rectal Surgeon

Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

I aspire to deliver compassionate and tailored treatment of colorectal conditions to each patient. My expertise in minimally invasive surgical techniques highlights my dedication to providing effective, state-of-the-art surgical care.

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD (General Surgery)


  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH (Colorectal Surgery)

Other Education

  • Columbia University, New York, NY (MA in Biomedical Informatics)
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (PhD in Health Informatics)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • American Board of Preventative Medicine (Clinical Informatics)

Recognition and Leadership


  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2016-2019)
  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2014-2019)
  • Clinical Research and Innovation Award, University of Minnesota Medical Center Annual Staff Awards (2016)
  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine "Best Doctors for Women" (2011-2014)
  • Young Investigator Award, University of Minnesota Medical School (2013)
  • Physician of the Year, Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter, Crohn’s Colitis Foundation of America (2013)
  • Manuscript Winner, American Medical Informatics Association Distinguished Paper Award (2011)
  • KIWI (Keeping Intestines Well-Inspected) Award, Cleveland Clinic Department of Colorectal Surgery (2008)
  • Core Values in Practice Award, Johns Hopkins Department of Surgery (2007)
  • Outstanding Resident Award, Johns Hopkins University (2002)


  • Chief Data and Health Informatics Officer, Fairview Health Services
  • Co-Director, Natural Language Processing/Information Extraction (NLP/IE) Program of Excellence, Institute for Health Informatics, University of Minnesota
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Faculty Fellow/Core Faculty, Institute for Health Informatics
  • Fellow, American College of Medical Informatics

Academic Information


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