Provider Profile

Top Areas of Focus:
Colon & Rectal Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery
Rectal Surgery
Robotic Surgery
Screening Colonoscopy
Surgical Treatment of IBD
Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery
Coverage by NP/PA:
Sally A. Vespa, PA-C
Languages Spoken:

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (800) 444-7541

Brad D. Paris, MD

Departments: Colon & Rectal Surgery
Specialties: Colon & Rectal Surgery; General Surgery
Dr. Paris provides comprehensive colon, rectal and endoscopic services for adolescent and adult patients. This includes colon resections and other procedures on the large and small intestines, including those in patients afflicted with Crohn’s Disease. In addition, the full gamut of anorectal surgical expertise is available, including hemorrhoid, fissure and fistula treatment. Lower endoscopy, i.e. colonoscopy or flexible sigmoidoscopy, is available both from a diagnostic and therapeutic vantage. Dr. Paris is specially trained in daVinci robotic surgery for colon resection and rectopexy. He also performs Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM).
Education and Professional Certifications:


Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL


Chief Resident General Surgery, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL


General Surgery, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL


Colon & Rectal Surgery, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL

Board Certified

Surgery, General; Surgery, Colon & Rectal


Springfield Clinic 1st - 900 Building

217.528.7541 900 North 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62702

Ambulatory Surgery & Endoscopy Center

217.528.7541 1025 South 6th Street
Springfield, IL 62703

Memorial Physician Services-Lincoln

217.732.9681 515 North College Street
Lincoln, IL 62656

Hospital Affiliations:
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Lincoln, IL
Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL
St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL
Vibra Hospital Springfield, Springfield, IL

Professional Memberships:
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Illinois State Medical Society
Illinois Surgical Society
Sangamon County Medical Society
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Awards & Acknowledgements:
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine - Teaching Faculty