David Stewart, MD

Professor of Surgery, Division Chief of General Surgery

    About me

    David B. Stewart, MD, FACS, FASCRS is a Professor of Surgery and the Division Chief of General Surgery at SIU Medicine. He treats all forms of colorectal disease, with a particular interest in inflammatory bowel disease and rectal cancer, including recurrent rectal cancer. His research focuses on C. difficile infection (CDI), including the development of antisense antibiotics as a microbiome sparing CDI therapy, the role of C. glabrata in CDI, the use of neonatal piglets as a model to study CDI and experimental therapies, and the development of clinical models to predict severe CDI.


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    Education & training

    General Surgeon
    Board Certifications
    General Surgery
    Colorectal Surgery
    Medical School
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Undergraduate Degree
    Bachelor of Science - Southern Methodist University
    Surgery - Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
    Washington University School of Medicine


    NIH; ASCRS; Merck