Female internal medicine doctor smiling in outdoor setting.

Melissa L. Cox, MD, FAAP, FACP

Internal Medicine

About This Provider

Melissa Cox, MD, FAAP, is board certified in pediatrics and internal medicine. She graduated from SIU School of Medicine and did her combined residency in Kalamazoo, Mich. She enjoys treating families and especially likes preventive medicine and providing education on health maintenance and well-child care to parents and patients. Dr. Cox is also trained to provide care to individuals with complicated medical issues and works with a number of specialists to achieve the best health possible for her patients. Her goal is to support patients through difficult illnesses to maintain and improve their health.

Top Areas of Focus

Dr. Cox's special areas of focus include general health and wellness, nutrition counseling, women's health, trigger point injections and newborn and child preventative care.

Top 1% Patient Experience

This provider ranks in the top 1% nationally in patient experience, based on scores from the "Care Provider Overall" question on surveys completed with Press Ganey.



  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL


  • Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, Kalamazoo, MI

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • American College of Physicians
  • Logan County Medical Society


Red brick exterior medical office facility in Lincoln, Illinois

Springfield Clinic Lincoln

100 Stahlhut Drive

Lincoln, IL 62656-5059

Open Now • Closes at 5:00 PM