Rural Health Surgical Clinic

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Located on 1st Floor of STH

1201 Ricker Drive
Salem, Illinois

(618) 548-5061

Kevin Claffey, MD - General SurgeonKevin Claffey, MD

General Surgery

Kevin Claffey, MD, an experienced general surgeon, brings over three decades of surgical experience to Salem Township Hospital. Graduating from the University of Scranton in Scranton, PA, he completed his medical degree and residency at Hahnemann University Medical School. He also completed an endoscopy training program in Japan. In addition, he is a member of the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Claffey is married to Nurse Practitioner Kim Claffey, with whom he has four children.

“I’ve enjoyed helping others throughout my career and continue to learn from them. I adore seeing my patients’ smiles and knowing that I can make a difference in their lives.”
- Kevin Claffey, MD

Services Provided

  • Appendectomy
  • Breast Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Colonoscopy / EGD with Intervention for Bleeding Stricture
  • Diverticulitis Management
  • Feeding Tube Access
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Care
  • Hernia Repair
  • Management of Bowel Obstruction
  • Pilonidal Disease
  • Port-A-Cath Placement
  • Skin Infections and Abscess Care
  • Skin Lesions (Lumps and Bumps)

Bottom Line: Colonoscopies Can Save Lives

Colorectal Cancer doesn’t always have symptoms. If you are 45 years or older, routine screening is the best prevention. Getting screened may not sound pleasant, but can save your life.

Colorectal cancer screenings are available at Salem Township Hospital with Dr. Kevin Claffey, General Surgeon.

Don’t put it off - To Schedule Your Colorectal Screening Call 618-548-5061.


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