GI Associates Welcomes Dr. Melinda Wayde
We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Melinda Wayde to our team of digestive health specialists.
Dr. Wayde completed her fellowship training in gastroenterology and internal medicine at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. While there, Dr. Wayde distinguished herself as a leader and scholar, earning the prestigious Outstanding Resident Award.
President of GI Associates, Dr. Christopher A. Young, says he’s looking forward to working with Dr. Wayde: “Dr. Wayde brings with her an expertise in gastroenterology informed by a global perspective, having received additional medical training in Mexico. Dr. Wayde also completed a medical mission trip to Adidome, Ghana. We know she will offer great services for our patients and be an asset to our community.”
Dr. Wayde is truly passionate about gastroenterology. “I love the fast-paced and varied aspects of this profession,” she says. “I love the combination of clinical work, performing procedures, and working with a diverse population.”
Describing her philosophy of care, Dr. Wayde says that it’s collaborative. “It’s very important to me that my patients are active participants in their treatment. I want to help improve not only their health, but their quality of life.”
In her spare time, Dr. Wayde enjoys spending time with her husband and children. They love going outdoors, hiking, biking, and going to festivals.
Dr. Wayde is currently accepting patients. She joins the Board-Certified Adult Gastroenterologists at GI Associates: Dr. Christopher A. Young, Dr. Raymond L. Hartke, Dr. James R. Schlais, Dr. Benjamin M. Schneeberger, Dr. Veronika Gagovic, Dr. Eric A. Johnson, Dr. Susan M. Lepinski, Dr. Justin G. Hartke, and Dr. Adam C. Godsey.
For more information, or to make an appointment at our Wausau office with Dr. Wayde, please call GI Associates at 715-847-2558.