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 providers


    Kami Harless, MD

    Family Medicine

    Lauri Lopp, MD

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

    Benjamin Rejowski, MD

    General Surgeon General Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge Street 2nd floor Springfield, IL 62702

    Rachel Tindall, MD

    Transplant and General Surgeon General Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge Street 2nd 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 tech

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