Hernias

    Overview

    A hernia is when an inner organ protrudes through the wall of the cavity containing it. Most commonly, this occurs in the abdominal wall and groin. Treatment options include lifestyle changes, medication, and in more serious examples, surgical repair.

    SIU Hernia Center

    If you are facing a complex hernia challenge, trust the area’s proven specialists. Through a partnership with Memorial Medical Center, SIU surgeons treat patients at the Advanced Hernia Center, and are skilled in the very latest technologies and procedures. 

    Our providers

    Profiles

    Melanie Barnard, MD

    Medical Director, The Breast Center General Surgery, Cancer Care
    315 W. Carpenter St. 2nd Floor Clinic C Springfield, IL 62702
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    James Feimster, MD

    General and Bariatric Surgeon General Surgery
    320 E. Carpenter Street Springfield, IL 62701
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    Marc Garfinkel, MD

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

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Adam Reid, MD

    Bariatric Surgeon General Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge Street 5th Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Benjamin Rejowski, MD

    General Surgeon General Surgery
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    Ankit Sharma, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Troy Spilde, MD

    Pediatric General Surgeon General Surgery
    400 N. 9th Street Springfield, IL 62702
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    John Sutyak, MD

    General Surgeon General Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge Street 5th Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Jarrod Wall, MD

    General Surgeon General Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge Street 5th Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Brandt Whitehurst, MD

    General Surgeon General Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge Street 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.