Dr. Tsoraides


Steven Stergios Tsoraides, MD

Specialty: Colorectal Surgery

About Dr. Tsoraides


Dr. Steven Tsoraides earned his undergraduate degree at Loyola University Chicago with a major in biology and minor in history. He received both his doctorate of medicine (MD) and Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP). He completed his General Surgery Residency at UICOMP, where he also served as administrative chief. He completed his Colorectal Surgery fellowship at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois.

Colorectal Specialization

Dr. Tsoraides was Fellowship trained in colon and rectal surgery at Southern Illinois University and now performs surgery to treat many kinds of colon and rectal cancer. He is well-published in the field including co-authoring a book chapter entitled Robotic Surgery of the Colon with PSG surgeon, Dr. David Crawford. He is now accepting new patients at Peoria Surgical Group’s offices in Illinois Medical Center located near UICOMP.

Many patients have left a mark on Dr. Tsoraides. Although these are too many to mention, as surgeons we are reminded that our most important teacher is the patient. Along with the other physicians at Peoria Surgical Group, Dr. Tsoraides places a great value on the trust our patients have in us.


Dr. Tsoraides has always called Illinois home and takes pride in befriending and caring for the good people of Central Illinois. He attends All Saints Greek Orthodox Church in Peoria. Dr. Tsoraides actually grew up in an auto repair shop and has been working with his hands from a young age. Although his hands haven taken on different tasks over the years, he continues to enjoy the art and science of the profession which he has joined.

  • Sub-Specialties
  • Education
    MD and MPH — University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
    General Surgery Residency — University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
    Colorectal Surgery Fellowship — Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Academic Appointment
    Faculty Member, University of Illinois College of Medicine (UICOMP)
  • Presentations & Publications
    Tsoraides SS, Rakinic J. Preoperative Considerations, Intraoperative Decision Making, and Postoperative Care Shakelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 7th Edition, To be published
    Tsoraides SS, Huettner F, Rawlings A, Crawford DL. Robotic Surgery of the Colon Robot Surgery, Baik SH, Intech, Jan 2010
    Tsoraides SS, Pearl RH, Stanfill AB, Wallace LJ, Vegunta RK. Incision and Loop Drainage: A minimally invasive technique for subcutaneous abscess management in children Journal of Pediatric Surgery 45(3):606-609. March 2010
    Tsoraides SS, Pacheco PE, Vegunta RK, Pearl RH Concordant VACTERL Anomalies in Identical Twins To be submitted