Samantha Kozak Melroy, APN | Loyola Medicine

Samantha Kozak Melroy, APN


Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Advanced Practice Nurse

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise



Samantha was born in Illinois but spent the majority of her childhood and young adulthood in Wisconsin. She attended St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin and moved to Milwaukee for graduate school at Marquette University. She worked at the Medical College of Wisconsin in the GI Department for seven years, initially as an RN then APN. Samantha and her husband and two young daughters recently moved to Chicago and are loving exploring the lake, city life, and being closer to family. She takes a holistic approach to caring for patients and treats everyone as if they are her own family. Samantha genuinely enjoys what she does and strives to have each patient leave feeling better physically and mentally than when they arrived.

Running;Swimming;Water skiing;Boating ;Figure skating ;Going on adventures

Medical Education

  • Bachelor's of Science, St. Norbert College Master's of Science in Nursing, Marquette University
Medical School

Board Certification