COVID-19 RESPONSE: For your safety and the safety of others, we are proactively screening everyone who enters our clinics for symptoms of COVID-19 through temperature checks and screening questions. Masks/face coverings are required for the safety of others. A support person is only permitted for patients who are 17 and younger, as well as patients who are incapacitated or in need of continual assistance. Anyone experiencing fever, sore throat, shortness of breath, cough or flu-like symptoms should call for instructions.
Dr. James Allen, a board-certified general surgeon, is specially trained to diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions that may require surgical treatment, including preoperative, operative and postoperative management of care.
Dr. Allen is an excellent local resource for individuals seeking consultation and treatment for the following conditions:
- Abdominal Conditions
- Trauma Surgery
- Breast Cancer
- Gastroesophageal Disease
- Gallbladder Disease
- Skin Abnormalities
- Thyroid and Parathyroid Disease
- Colon and Rectal Disease
SCHEDULING AN APPOINTMENT:
To schedule an appointment or request more information about our services, please call 815.942.5200.
LOCATION & HOURS:
A board-certified general surgeon, Dr. James Allen has served on the Morris Hospital Medical Staff since 1991.
Dr. Allen is specially trained to diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions that may require surgical treatment, including preoperative, operative and postoperative management of care. He has a specific interest in gastrointestinal endoscopy and surgery, laparoscopic surgery and breast cancer surgery.
A graduate of Southern Illinois University at Springfield, Dr. Allen completed a three-year residency at St. Luke’s Hospital and the University of Missouri at Kansas City. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the Illinois Medical Society and the Society of General Surgeons.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Allen, call 815.942.5200.
DR. ALLEN’S HOURS:
PREPARING FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT:
For your convenience, we suggest that you download and complete our Healthcare Centers – General Patient Registration Form before coming in for your office visit.
FOR MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES:
Your provider is committed to delivering the best possible coordination of your care by participating in an Accountable Care Organization (ACO). A care coordinator may get involved in your care to help improve communication between your healthcare providers. Please visit our Accountable Care Organization (ACO) webpage to learn more.