David Stewart, MD

General Surgeon
General Surgery
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    About me

    David B. Stewart, MD, FACS, FASCRS is a Professor of Surgery and the Division Chief of General Surgery at SIU Medicine. He treats all forms of colorectal disease, with a particular interest in inflammatory bowel disease and rectal cancer, including recurrent rectal cancer. His research focuses on C. difficile infection (CDI), including the development of antisense antibiotics as a microbiome sparing CDI therapy, the role of C. glabrata in CDI, the use of neonatal piglets as a model to study CDI and experimental therapies, and the development of clinical models to predict severe CDI.
     

    Gender

    Male

    Education & training

    Positions
    Professor of Surgery
    Division Chief of General Surgery
    Board Certifications
    General Surgery
    Colorectal Surgery
    Medical School
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Undergraduate Degree
    Bachelor of Science - Southern Methodist University
    Residency
    Surgery - Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
    Fellowship
    Washington University School of Medicine

    Specialties

    Hospital privileges

    • HSHS St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL
    • Memorial Medical Center, Springfield IL