James Feimster, MD

General and Bariatric Surgeon
General Surgery
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    About me

    Dr. James Feimster is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery for the Division of General Surgery at SIU Medicine. He completed his undergraduate training at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. Dr. Feimster earned his medical degree from SIU School of Medicine and subsequently completed General Surgery Residency training at SIU School of Medicine. He completed a Laparoscopic Bariatric and Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery fellowship in Charlotte, NC at Carolinas Medical Center - Atrium Health.

    Dr. Feimster is board certified in General Surgery through the American Board of Surgery. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, and Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.

    Dr. Feimster's practice includes metabolic and bariatric surgery, forgut and minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery, as well as acute care surgery and endoscopy.

    Dr. Feimster also specializes in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. 



    Education & training

    Assistant Professor
    Board Certifications
    General Surgery
    Medical School
    SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
    Undergraduate Degree
    BA, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
    General Surgery, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
    Laparoscopic Bariatric and Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center - Atrium Health, Charlotte, NC


    Clinical locations


    SIU Bariatric Clinic at Memorial Wellness Center

    320 E. Carpenter Street Springfield, IL 62701
    Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-4:30 pm

    SIU General Surgery

    747 N. Rutledge Street Springfield, IL 62702 2nd floor
    Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-4:30 pm