UnityPoint Health - General Surgery What We Do

Methodist Emergency Department

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Pekin Emergency Department

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Proctor Emergency Department

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Pekin Urgent Care

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Proctor First Care - East Peoria

2535 E. Washington St.
East Peoria, Illinois 61611

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Proctor First Care - Peoria Heights

1120 E. War Memorial Drive
Peoria Heights, Illinois 61616

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express

1909 North Morton Avenue
Morton, Illinois 61550

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express

8914 N. Knoxville Avenue
Peoria, Illinois 61604

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express

209 N. Cummings Lane
Washington, Illinois 61571

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UnityPoint Health - Methodist

General & Sub-Specialty Procedures

General surgery focuses on the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and the thyroid gland. Surgeons also deal with diseases involving the skin, soft tissue and hernias, as well as long term vascular access needs. Laparoscopic surgery is a common surgical approach used by UnityPoint Health surgeons.

General Surgery Procedures:

  • Appendectomy

  • Gallbladder (Cholecystectomy)

  • Hernia Surgery & Repair (Inguinal, Femoral, Umbilical, Incisional/Ventral)

  • Hiatal Hernia Repair (Nissen Fundoplication & LINX procedure)

  • Pancreas

  • Skin Conditions (Lesions, Cysts, Masses)

  • Splenectomy

  • Thyroid    

Sub-specialties include:

Bariatric (Weight Loss)

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy

  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

  • Gastric Band

 Colon/Rectal

  • Colon Resection

  • Colostomy

  • Fistulas/Fissures (Anal/Rectal)

  • Hemorrhoids Surgery

  • Pilonidal Cyst

  • Rectal Prolapse

Endoscopy

  • Colonoscopy

  • EGD (Upper GI Scope)

  • Esophageal Manometry

  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG - Feeding Tube)

 Endovascular/Vascular

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (Open & Endoluminal Approach)

  • Angiogram/Stent/Angioplasty

  • Amputation

  • Carotid Endarterectomy

  • Varicose Veins (Radiofrequency Ablation, Ligation & Stripping)

  • Vascular Bypass for PVD/PAD

  • Venous Ulcers