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General Surgery

Treatments for heartburn, abdominal pain, breast care & more

The general surgery team at Horizon Health specializes in diagnosing and managing a wide range of medical conditions. This includes diseases of the abdomen, breast, blood vessels, and digestive tract. We also manage care of patients with traumatic injuries, physical abnormalities, and critical illnesses.

Contact our team today at (217) 466-4033.

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Our board-certified surgeons perform opioid-free, minimally invasive procedures. Unlike traditional open surgery, minimally invasive procedures only require small incisions. This reduces the risk of infection and allows patients to recover faster. Minimally invasive surgeries can often be performed on an outpatient basis, meaning you can return home after your operation without staying overnight at the hospital.

We offer solutions for:

  • Acid reflux
  • Abdominal pain
  • Appendicitis
  • Bowel blockage/obstruction
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Care (screening, masses, surgery, cancer)
  • Colon cancer screening/colonoscopy
  • Colon polyps
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Feeding tubes
  • Gallstones/Gallbladder disease
  • GI issues
  • Heartburn/GERD
  • Hemorrhoids (THD treatment)
  • Hernias
  • Lumps & bumps
  • Obesity, metabolic & bariatric surgery
  • Port Placement (chemotherapy)
  • Skin infections
  • Stomach ulcer
  • Wound Care


Bariatric Surgery Patient

Bariatric surgery patient Jessica Woolum explains how she “got her life back” with weight loss surgery. Dr. Yaniv Cozacov, who performed the surgery, discusses the truths and myths of bariatric surgery and much more.

Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Fouad Hachem, general surgeon, discusses who should get bariatric surgery and what it entails.


Dr. Yaniv Cozacov, general surgeon, explains why people get heartburn and available treatment options.


Dr. Yaniv Cozacov, general surgeon, discusses how to prevent obesity, why diets fail, and bariatric surgery.