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Dr. Adam Reid Joins Memorial Bariatric Services


Dr. Adam Reid, a surgeon with SIU HealthCare, has joined the bariatric surgical team with Memorial Bariatric Services.

Reid, who is also an assistant professor of surgery with Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, joins Dr. Max Hammer, Dr. Orlando Icaza Jr. and Dr. Elizabeth Warner, all with Springfield Clinic. Hammer is the medical director of Memorial Bariatric Services.

Reid has specialized training in minimally invasive surgery and bariatric surgery. He is also a member of the Southern Illinois Trauma Center, which is based at Memorial Medical Center.

He earned his medical degree from the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield.
He completed fellowships in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and in surgical critical care at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut.

Founded in 2002, Memorial Bariatric Services has performed more than 1,000 bariatric surgeries. Three types of laparoscopic, or minimally invasive, bariatric procedures are offered: roux-en-y gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding and vertical sleeve gastrectomy.

Memorial Bariatric Services is accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the American College of Surgeons.

To better serve the entire west-central Illinois region, Memorial Medical Center partners with Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Advocate Bromenn Medical Center in Normal and Decatur Memorial Hospital. Surgical procedures are performed at Memorial Medical Center, and all pre- and post-operative care is offered at the patient’s home hospital.