Welcome to Our Practice

We're pleased to welcome Dr. Melinda Wayde to our team of digestive health specialists!


Dr. Wayde completed her fellowship training in gastroenterology at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. While there, Dr. Wayde distinguished herself as a leader and scholar, earning the prestigious Outstanding Resident Award. 

Dr. Wayde brings with her an expertise in gastroenterology informed by a global perspective, having completed medical school in Mexico. Dr. Wayde also completed a medical mission trip to Adidome, Ghana. She will offer great service for our patients and be an asset to our community.


GI Associates is the largest physician practice in central and northern Wisconsin dedicated exclusively to gastroenterology care. Watch videos of GI Associates Physicians addressing commonly asked GI questions. 

Specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of adults and children with disease of the digestive tract, pancreas, liver and gallbladder, we offer the area’s most advanced gastroenterology care. Our physicians are experienced, Board Certified specialists. A number of our registered nurses are nationally certified in gastroenterology care and our associate providers are certified practitioners with specialized training. We specialize in treating lactose intoleranceulcerative colitisc diffpancreatitisheartburn, abdominal pain, diarrhea, Crohn's disease, colitis. Providing screening colonoscopies aides in the prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer and is proven to save lives.

We offer a comprehensive range of digestive health services including colon cancer screening, reflux, swallowing disorders, Crohn's and ulcerative colitis, celiac disease and more.