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Melanie A. Adamsky MD


  • "Dr. Adamsky is professional & approachable. She explained my condition and how best to get me back to normal. She has a wellness plan in place. I feel we are working together to fix my issues. She took the time to actually listen to my concerns."


    "She's a caring, compassionate doctor, who listens to patients and family concerns and spends her time explaining the necessary procedures and treatments. She's very kind, sweet, and polite!" 

Melanie A. Adamsky MD

Dr. Adamsky is originally from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.  She graduated from Cornell University with high honors with a degree in biology and a minor in music.  She received her medical degree from the University of Florida, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and the Gold Humanism Honor Society.  She completed her general surgery internship and urology residency training at the University of Chicago. 

During her residency, Dr. Adamsky received advanced training in minimally invasive and robotic surgery, urologic oncology, medical and surgical management of stone disease, prosthetics for urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction, voiding dysfunction, and treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.  She has presented her clinical research at multiple national urology meetings and has a number of publications in peer-reviewed urology journals.

In her practice, Dr. Adamsky believes in the importance of open and honest communication with patients and their families.  She believes that when patients understand more about their health, they are better equipped to make informed decisions.  She is committed to establishing strong physician-patient relationships.

Hospital Affiliation
Gottlieb Memorial Hospital - Melrose Park, IL
Elmhurst Memorial Hospital - Elmhurst, IL
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital - Downers Grove, IL

Education and Training

University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois United States
Residency - Urology
University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois United States
Internship - General Surgery
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida United States
Doctor of Medicine
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York United States
Bachelor of Arts - Biological Sciences

Illinois State Medical License

Impact of Statin Intake on Kidney Stone Formation

Cohen AJ, Adamsky MA, Nottingham CU, Pruitt J, Lapin B, Wang CH, Park S. Urology. 2019 Feb;124:57-61. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2018.01.029. Epub 2018 Feb 5. PMID: 29421299

Trends in Simple Prostatectomy for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Pariser JJ, Packiam VT, Adamsky MA, Bales GT. Curr Urol Rep. 2016 Aug;17(8):57. doi: 10.1007/s11934-016-0610-6. PMID: 27294802 Review.

Evaluating the Role of Postoperative Oral Antibiotic Administration in Artificial Urinary Sphincter and Inflatable Penile Prosthesis Explantation: A Nationwide Analysis

Adamsky MA, Boysen WR, Cohen AJ, Ham S, Dmochowski RR, Faris SF, Bales GT, Cohn JA. Urology. 2018 Jan;111:92-98. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2017.07.064. Epub 2017 Sep 28. PMID: 28964819 Free PMC article.

National Surgical Quality Improvement Program surgical risk calculator poorly predicts complications in patients undergoing radical cystectomy with urinary diversion

Golan S, Adamsky MA, Johnson SC, Barashi NS, Smith ZL, Rodriguez MV, Liao C, Smith ND, Steinberg GD, Shalhav AL. Urol Oncol. 2018 Feb;36(2):77.e1-77.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2017.09.015. Epub 2017 Oct 13. PMID: 29033195

The role of inguinal lymph node dissection in men with urethral squamous cell carcinoma

Werntz RP, Riedinger CB, Fantus RJ, Smith ZL, Packiam VT, Adamsky MA, Smith N, Steinberg GD. Urol Oncol. 2018 Dec;36(12):526.e1-526.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2018.09.014. Epub 2018 Nov 13. PMID: 30446445

Thirty-day Morbidity of Abdominal Sacrocolpopexy Is Influenced by Additional Surgical Treatment for Stress Urinary Incontinence

Boysen WR, Adamsky MA, Cohen AJ, Rodriguez J, Faris SF, Bales GT. Urology. 2017 Nov;109:82-87. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2017.07.015. Epub 2017 Jul 20. PMID: 28735715