Department of Surgery

Welcome to the Department of Surgery for the University of Illinois College of Medicine 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 – Department Chair
  • James DeBord MD, FACS – Department Vice-Chair
  • Steven S. Tsoraides, MD, MPH, FACS, FASCRS – Residency Director
  • Richard Anderson, MD – Clerkship Director
  • Thomas Rossi, MD, FACS – Associate Program Director
  • Babis Rammos, MD, FACS – Vice-Chair of Research
  • Robin Alley, MD – Assistant Program Director
Dr Marshall

J. Stephen Marshall, MD



Dr. Debord

James R. DeBord, MD

Vice Chair

Contact Us

UICOMP Department of Surgery
624 NE Glen Oak Avenue
Peoria, IL 61603-3135
Fax: 309-655-3630

Jennifer Young
Administrative Assistant
[email protected]

Dawneva Sasse
Front Office
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