Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Southern Illinois University
Nashville Plastic Surgery Fellowship, Breast/Aesthetic University of Nevada School of Medicine, Hand/Microvascular Surgery
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Dr. Melinda Haws is a plastic surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. In her training, Dr. Haws completed a six year combined general surgery/plastic surgery residency at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in 1997. From there, she came to Nashville for a six month Breast and Aesthetic fellowship with Nashville Plastic Surgery. After working as an assistant professor of plastic surgery at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Dr. Haws returned to Nashville in the spring of 2002 to join her best friend, Dr. Mary Gingrass, in practice. Dr. Haws and Dr. Gingrass have been friends since 1989, completing the same training program. In 2002, the Plastic Surgery Center of Nashville, "women caring for women", was born.