Anders Mellgren, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.R.S.

Colon/Rectal Surgeon, Weiss Memorial Hospital
Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery, University of Illinois

Dr. Mellgren is a graduate of Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, where he received his M.D. and Ph.D. Dr. Mellgren has completed research and clinical fellowships in colon and rectal surgery at the University of Minnesota, and has been active at the University of Minnesota for more than 10 years where he served as a clinical professor, director of research, and director of the Pelvic Floor Center.

Dr. Mellgren’s interests include pelvic floor disorders, colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, minimally invasive robotic surgery, innovative treatment options for fecal incontinence, surgical research and teaching. He’s an expert in colon and rectal diseases and the treatment of pelvic floor disorders, and frequently presents at national and international meetings. Additionally, he has an extensive list of original scientific publications on the topic of colorectal diseases and their treatments.

Practice Location

Weiss Memorial Hospital
Multidisciplinary Clinic, 5th floor, Suite A-5700
4646 N. Marine Drive
Chicago, IL 60640
Telephone: (773) 564-6325
Fax: (773) 564-6326

Clinical Specialties
Colon/rectal surgeon

Languages Spoken

Medical Training
Medical school: Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Residency: Danderyd Hospital at Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Fellowship: University of Minnesota, Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery 

Areas of Special Clinical Interests
Pelvic floor disorders
Colon and rectal cancers
Inflammatory bowel disease
Minimally invasive robotic surgery
Innovative treatment options for fecal incontinence