General Surgery

    Overview

    General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland.

    Our doctors

    Provider

    Melanie Barnard, MD

    Surgical Oncologist General Surgery
    315 W. Carpenter St. 2nd Floor Clinic C Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Lori Bland, NP-C

    General Surgery
    102 W. Kenwood Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
    Provider

    Staci Bonds, NP-C

    General Surgery
    2 Memorial Dr. 4th Floor Decatur, IL 62526
    Provider

    Traves Crabtree, MD

    Medical Director of the Surgical Skills Laboratory Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cancer Care, General Surgery
    315 W. Carpenter St. 2nd Floor, Clinic C Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Marc Garfinkel, MD

    Chair, Department of Surgery at St. John's Hospital General Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge St. 5th Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    John Mellinger, MD, FACS

    Division Chair, Division of General Surgery General Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge St. 5th Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Jan Rakinic, MD

    Vice Chair for Clinical Operations, SIU Department of Surgery Cancer Care, General Surgery
    315 W. Carpenter St. 1st Floor Clinic A Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Adam Reid, MD

    Bariatric Surgeon General Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge St. 5th Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Benjamin Rejowski, MD

    General Surgery
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    Provider

    Troy Spilde, MD

    Pediatric General Surgeon General Surgery
    400 N. 9th Street Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    David Stewart, MD

    General Surgeon General Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Emily Sturm, MD

    Surgical Oncologist Cancer Care, General Surgery
    315 W. Carpenter St. 2nd Floor, Clinic C Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    John Sutyak, MD

    Director, Southern Illinois Trauma Center General Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge St. 5th Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Jarrod Wall, MD

    Director, Third Year Surgery Clerkship General Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge St. 5th Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Brandt Whitehurst, MD

    General Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge St. 5th Floor Springfield, IL 62702

    Why SIU

    Continually learning

    With a focus on continual improvement, our doctors take the time to research, study and innovate to provide the latest treatments for our patients.

    Patient-first experience

    Our care ranges from primary care physicians to specialists and sub-specialists who have advanced training. We're here for you when you need us.

    Breakthrough technology

    Continually teaching the next generation of doctors, our physicians use the latest developments in procedures and technologies for our patients.

    Our Locations

    Place

    SIU Breast Center at Simmons Cancer Institute

    315 W. Carpenter St. 2nd Floor Clinic C Springfield, IL 62702
    Place

    SIU Cardiothoracic Surgery at Simmons Cancer Institute

    315 W. Carpenter St. 2nd Floor, Clinic C Springfield, IL 62702
    Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-4:30 pm
    Place

    SIU Colorectal Surgery at Simmons Cancer Institute

    315 W. Carpenter St. 1st Floor Clinic A Springfield, IL 62702
    Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-4:30 pm
    Place

    SIU General Surgery

    747 N. Rutledge St. 5th Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-4:30 pm
    Place

    SIU Surgical Oncology at Simmons Cancer Institute

    315 W. Carpenter St. 2nd Floor, Clinic C Springfield, IL 62702
    Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-4:30 pm
    Place

    SIU Transplant Services

    747 N. Rutledge St. 5th Floor Springfield, IL 62702