Department of Surgery

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.


  • Richard Anderson, MD – Chair
  • Laura R. Brown, MD, PhD, FACS – Residency Director
  • Robin Alley, MD – Associate Program Director
  • Babis Rammos, MD, FACS – Vice-Chair of Research

Richard C. Anderson, MD


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]

Julie Eastwood
Surgery Elective Coordinator
[email protected]