Our Physicians
Deane L. Smith II,
M.D., F.A.C.S.

Medical School

Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

Board Certified

The American Board of Surgeons and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. 

Residency

Wright State university/Wright-Patterson Medical Center USAF and Wilford Hall Medical Center USAD (General Surgery), and Lehigh Valley Hospital (Colon and Rectal Surgery). 

Dr. Smith entered private practice in Evansville in 2001. 

Santiago Arruffat,
M.D., F.A.C.S.

Medical School

Ponce School of Medicine in Ponce, Puerto Rico

Board Certification

The American Board of Surgeons and The American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

Residency

Lincoln Mental and Medical Health Center, Waterbury Hospital Health Center (Genreal Surgery), Grant Medical Center in Columbus, OH (Colon and Rectal Surgery). 

Dr. Arruffat is bi-lingual (English and Spanish) and entered private practice in Evansville in 2006. 

Heather Matheson,
M.D.

Medical School

University of Kentucky College of Medicine

 

Board Certification

The American Board of Surgeons and The American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

 

Residency

University of South Florida (General Surgery), Grant Medical Center in Columbus, OH (Colon and Rectal Surgery). 

 

Dr. Matheson entered private practice in Evansville in 2019. 

James D. Waller (Ret),
M.D., F.A.C.S

Medical School

Indiana University School of Medicine

Board Certified

The American Board of Surgeons and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. 

Residency

Butterworth Hospital, Michigan State University (General Surgery) and Ferguson Hospital (Colon and Rectal Surgery

Dr. Waller retired in 2018. 

Syam S. Chilukuri,
M.D., F.A.C.S.

Medical School

University of Louisville School of Medicine

Board Certification

The American Board of Surgeons and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. 

Residency

McLaren General Hospital and Michigan State University Department of Surgery (General Surgery), William Beaumont of Hospital (Colon and Rectal Surgery). 

Dr. Chilukuri retired in 2018. 

Tri-State Colorectal Group

Evansville

950 S Kenmore Dr., Suite B

Evansville, IN 47714

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Tel: (812)-301-8110

Fax: (812)-401-4001

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