Joshua E. Melson, MD
Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine; Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
|Assistant Professor of Medicine
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
|Medical Course CME Director
Rush University Coleman Comprehensive Clinic for Gastrointestinal Cancers, Chicago, IL
Rosenberg Registry for Hereditary and Familial Colorectal Cancer, Chicago, IL
Dr. Melson specializes in high risk and inheritable causes of gastrointestinal cancers. He is currently funded by two American Cancer Society grants. One is looking at noninvasive biomarkers in colorectal cancer screening and the other grant seeks to define the factors related to adherence to colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening. He has also published multiple articles and book chapters on colorectal cancer screening and endoscopy amongst other topics in gastroenterology.