Melissa L. Gilliam

Abortion Mill

Near North Center-Planned Parenthood
Ryan Center at University of Chicago

Medical School

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1993

Phone Number

773-834-9995 312-266-1033

Address

5758 S Maryland Ave 1200 N La Salle Dr.

Chicago, IL 60637 60610

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In 2001, Dr. Melissa Gilliam performed a fatally botched surgery on patient Regina Romero at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Chicago.  Gilliam practiced as an ob-gyn doctor at the hospital, although she was not ob-gyn certified. Gilliam was supposed to remove a small portion of the cervix for patient Regina Romero. Instead, Gilliam cut out a large section of the uterus and cervix, causing lacerations, infection, and severe bleeding. Patient Regina Romero suffered a hemorrhage, lacerations, infections, and sepsis. Despite multiple surgical attempts to save her life, she died from complications to the fatally botched surgery, leaving her two children motherless.  See documents below.

Surgery: Yes

Medication: Yes

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Malpractice History

2015-06-23 Motion to Include Additional Defendant -- Monroe v. United States & Melissa Gilliam, MD

Federal case appeal. Melissa Gilliam, MD is added as a defendant.

2015-02-27 Transcript - part 2 - Illinois district court - Monroe v. USA & Gilliam

Part 2 -- Transcript of court case in malpractice suit against Dr. Melissa Gilliam and the United States (Veteran's hospital).

2015-02-27 Transcript - part 1 - Illinois district court - Monroe v. USA & Gilliam

Part 1 -- Transcript of court case in malpractice suit against Dr. Melissa Gilliam and the United States (Veteran's hospital).

2005-10-25 Amended Complaint -- Monroe v. USA & Gilliam

Malpractice lawsuit. Dr. Melissa Gilliam performed a fatally botched surgery on patient Regina Romero. Gilliam worked for a Veteran's hospital, where she practiced as an ob-gyn doctor, but was not ob-gyn certified. Gilliam was supposed to remove a portion of the cervix for patient Regina Romero. Instead, Gilliam cut out a large section of the uterus and cervix, causing lacerations, infection, and severe bleeding. Patient Regina Romero suffered a hemorrhage, lacerations, infections, and sepsis. Despite multiple surgical attempts to save her life, she died from complications to the fatally botched surgery, leaving her two children motherless. See details on pages 7-9.

2016-02-16 United States' Motion to Dismiss -- United States v. Monroe & Melissa Gilliam, MD

Federal case; appeal dismissed. Melissa Gilliam, MD, is a defendant.

2014-11-16 Finding of Fact - patient death after fatal botched surgery, p. 1-15 - Monroe v. USA & Gilliam

Details on patient death after fatal botched surgery by Melissa Gilliam. Dr. Gilliam was supposed to remove a small section of the cervix for patient Regina Romano. but instead Gilliam removed a large section of the cervix and uterus, and perforated the uterus and other areas, causing bleeding and infection. Regina Romano suffered a hemorrhage, and required an emergency hysterectomy. Her internal infection and lacerations progressed to sepsis, After weeks of painful infections, multiple surgeries, and bowel infections, Regina Romano died from complications of the fatally botched surgery. Her two children were left motherless. See pages 1-15.

Misc Documents

"New center aims to advance sexual and reproductive health worldwide" -- Melissa Gilliam, director

Chief of Family Planning Melissa Gilliam is the new director for the "Ci3" center.