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Excellence in General and Vascular Surgery

Welcome to Surgical Associates

We are a group of four general and vascular surgeons dedicated to providing you expert and dedicated care. Surgical Associates practices at one of the most respected hospitals in Illinois. We perform surgery using a variety of traditional, minimally invasive, and laparoscopic techniques for both benign diseases and cancer. We also frequently diagnose conditions that are successfully treated with non-surgical methods.

Our board certified surgeons specialize in the diagnosis and management of diseases that require general and vascular surgery.

Abdominal Surgery / Vascular Surgery/ Breast Surgery / Hernia Surgery / Colo-Rectal Surgery / Vein Surgery / Bariatric Surgery for Obesity/General Surgery/Trauma and Critical Care

Established in the 1960's, the physicians of Surgical Associates, SC in Evanston, Illinois, have built a reputation for surgical excellence. We are proud to offer you the most comprehensive general and vascular surgery services with state of the art equipment out of Presence St. Francis Hospital. Our physicians provide a full spectrum of general, vascular and trauma surgery including the treatment of:

General Surgery

  • Abdominal surgery for benign and malignant disease
  • Breast cancer surgery
  • Thyroid/parathyroid surgery
  • Gastric bypass/bariatric surgery
  • Stereotactic and ultrasound breast biopsy
  • Hernia repair
  • Gallbladder removal
  • The treatment of diverticulitis
  • Appendicitis
  • Robotic Surgery

Vascular Surgery

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysms, including the latest techniques in endovascular surgery, aortic stent grafting and peripheral artery stenting
  • Carotid artery endarterectomy for carotid artery stenosis
  • Access for hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis
  • Venous thrombosis and varicose veins to include sclerotherapy
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy
  • P.A.D. (Peripheral Arterial Disease)
  • Long-Term Venous Access

Surgical Associates holds clinical academic teaching appointments through the University of Illinois, Chicago and trains surgical residents affiliated with the Metropolitan Group Hospitals Residency in General Surgery. All Surgical Associates surgeons are certified by the American Board of Surgery and have completed advanced fellowship training in vascular, hepatobiliary & pancreatic, surgical critical care, and advanced laparoscopic surgery.

The office and Presence St. Francis Hospital utilize EPIC, a state of the art electronic medical record system. This allows secure access to office and hospital information seamlessly while ensuring both privacy and enhanced patient safety.

Meet our surgeons

Dr. Prendergast

Dr. Hyser

Dr. Gruner

Affiliate Links

Presence St. Francis Hospital

We train surgical residents in general surgery. learn more here
University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals Residency in General Surgery

American Board of Surgery

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