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General surgery is a medical specialty that requires extensive knowledge and training in surgical management of a range of diseases. The Division of General Surgery at SIU Medicine promotes advanced surgical techniques, compassionate patient care and innovative research opportunities.
Welcome to the Division of General Surgery, located within the Department of Surgery at SIUMedicine. We’re home to a diverse and expertly trained group of general surgery providers who care forpatients throughout central and southern Illinois.
As a showcase to SIU Medicine’s commitment to excellence, all of our general surgeons are fellowship-trained in at least one advanced surgical discipline, including trauma and critical care, surgical oncology, bariatric surgery, colorectal surgery, advanced surgical endoscopy and minimally invasive surgery. We help patients who require elective or emergency surgical interventions and collaborate closely with other disciplines to ensure our patients and their families have a caring and effective experience. We also ensure our learners receive a comprehensive, hands-on education that prepares them for successful, meaningful careers.