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 da Vinci robotic surgery for a variety of colon and rectal problems. He also performs transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM), as well as endocsopic resection of complicated colon polyps.

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

Board Certified

  • Surgery, Colon & Rectal
  • Surgery, General


Springfield Clinic 1st - 900 Building, (3rd Floor)

900 North 1st Street
Springfield, IL


Springfield Clinic Lincoln

100 Stahlhut Drive
Lincoln, IL


Hospital & Facility Affiliations

  • Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Lincoln, IL
  • Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL
  • HSHS St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL
  • Ambulatory Surgery & Endoscopy Center, Springfield, IL

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Illinois Surgical Society
  • Teaching Faculty, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • Sangamon County Medical Society
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Fellow, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Awards & Acknowledgements

  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine - Teaching Faculty