Gallstones

    Overview

    Gallstones are small, hard deposits that form from mineral buildup, causing moderate to severe pain when passed. There is no definitive, single cause for stones, although dietary factors can increase or reduce risk.

    Our doctors

    Provider

    Lauri Lopp, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    John Mellinger, MD, FACS

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

    Benjamin Rejowski, MD

    General Surgeon General Surgery
    Provider

    Ankit Sharma, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. 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.