Frederic A. Melius, MD, FACOG

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Dr. Melius has been practicing obstetrics, gynecology and urogynecology in the Madison area since completing his residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in 1991. During his senior year, Dr. Melius served as Chief Resident and was the recipient of the Ben M. Peckham award for outstanding senior resident. After completing his training, Dr. Melius joined the practice of Roley, Anderson & Torhorst. That practice merged to become the University of Wisconsin Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology Generalist Division in 1996. Dr. Melius served as Clinical Assistant Professor and Co-Director of Women’s Health before leaving in the spring of 2001 to form his current group, Physicians for Women with Drs. Schurr and Cardwell. 

Dr. Melius grew up in the twin cities and the mountains of Wyoming. He received a B.S. in Zoology from the University of Wyoming before attending Creighton University School of Medicine where he earned his Doctorate of Medicine. Dr. Melius is a board-certified Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is a member of The American Urogynecologic Society and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.

Dr. Melius is committed to the highest standard of evidence-based care in all areas of women’s health with special interests in:

  • all areas of geriatric gynecology
  • diagnosis and treatment of female incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction and is certified to perform the minimally invasive TVT procedure for incontinence
  • minimally invasive management of abnormal uterine bleeding with hysteroscopy and Novasure endometrial ablation
  • pelvic pain/endometriosis utilizing laparoscopic techniques including laparoscopic hysterectomies
  • high and low-risk obstetrics and obstetric related disorders

Dr. Melius and his wife, Connie, live with their children in the Middleton area. As a family they enjoy, boating, golf, fishing, tennis, skiing, scuba, snowmobiling and bicycling.


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