general surgeon peoria il

Dr. Brian Heywood, F.A.C.S

Dr. Brian Heywood, F.A.C.S

General and Vascular Surgery

Dr. Brian Heywood joined Mid Illini Surgical Associates in 2002.  A Board Certified General Surgeon and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Heywood received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin. He completed his surgical residency in Peoria at the University Of Illinois College of Medicine at OSF St. Francis Medical Center.  He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Illinois of College of Medicine at Peoria.

A specialist in laparoscopic procedures and a sub specialist in vascular services, Dr. Heywood also serves as the Trauma Surgeon Director for UnityPoint Health-Methodist Emergency Department. He has served as President for the Peoria Medical Society and continues to serve on that board.

Dr. Heywood is an Active Staff member of  UnityPoint Health Methodist | Proctor, OSF St. Francis Medical Center, and Pekin Hospital.

A native of Wisconsin, Dr. Heywood and his wife, Shannon, reside in Peoria and are the proud parents of four children.