general surgeon peoria il

Dr. Jayaraj Salimath, F.A.C.O.S, FASMBS

Dr. Jayaraj Salimath, F.A.C.O.S, FASMBS

Bariatric, Minimally Invasive and General Surgery

Dr. Jayaraj Salimath joined Mid Illini Surgical Associates in 2007 upon completion of a Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida.  A Board Certified General Surgeon and Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgery, Dr. Salimath also holds a degree in Nursing.  He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Michigan State University where he also completed his internship.  His general surgery residency was completed at Ingham Regional Medical Center in Michigan.  He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria.

Dr. Salimath specializes in minimally invasive and bariatric weight loss surgery including sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass and Lap-Band®.  As a general surgeon, he has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery to assist with gastric reflux.

Dr. Salimath is on the Active Medical Staff at UnityPoint Health Methodist | Proctor, OSF St. Francis Medical Center, and Pekin Hospital.

Dr. Salimath and his wife have two daughters.  His hobbies include traveling, Michigan State basketball and spending time with friends.