Spleen Injuries

    Overview

    Spleen injuries are typically the result of an injury to the belly. The injury may be a bruise or a rupture, and may be the result of such injuries as a car accident, a hit in the stomach during a fight or contact sport such as football, or by falling from a height. Symptoms include nausea, dizziness, elevated heart rate or pain radiating up to your left shoulder.

    Our doctors

    Provider

    Adam Reid, MD

    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

    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.