Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

    Overview

    Gastrointestinal endoscopy is a nonsurgical procedure used to examine a person's digestive tract. Using an endoscope, a flexible tube with a light and camera attached to it, physicians can view the interior of a patient's digestive tract, examining for any signs of disease or abnormality.

    Our doctors

    Provider

    Ramprasad Jegadeesan, MD

    Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
    315 W. Carpenter St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Michael Maitar, MD

    Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
    315 W. Carpenter St. 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

    Abdul Swied, MD

    Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
    315 W. Carpenter St. 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.