Department of Surgery
Welcome to the Department of Surgery for the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP)! The UICOMP Department of Surgery has a long tradition of excellence in clinical care and teaching.
Our education program includes a General Surgery Residency Program comprised of four categorical residents per year. Our five-year program trains and prepares residents for General Practice Services as well as Fellowships.
We also manage the third year medical students during the surgical clerkship and fourth year medical students during their participation in any of our 19 different surgical electives. The department consists of seventeen sections dedicated to providing the highest quality healthcare and training.
J. Stephen Marshall, MD, FACS, is the Chair of the Department of Surgery, and James DeBord MD, FACS, serves as the Vice-Chair. Steven S. Tsoraides, MD, MPH, FACS is the Surgical Residency Program Director. Dr. Richard Anderson is the Clerkship Director of the Department of Surgery. Thomas Rossi, MD, FACS, serves as the Associate Program Director, and Babis Rammos, MD, FACS, as the Vice-Chair of Research.