Why HSHS Medical Group

We believe it’s time to put the focus back on patients. At HSHS Medical Group, our goal is to support our physicians and health professionals in providing patient-first care. 

By choosing the HSHS Medical Group, you will have access to a full range of primary care, specialty groups and HSHS hospitals throughout central and southern Illinois.

Our Leaders are dedicated
to patient-first care.

  • Melinda Clark

    Melinda Clark

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Loren Hughes, MD

    Loren Hughes, MD

    President

  • Tammy Lett, RN, MBHA

    Tammy Lett, RN, MBHA

    Vice President of Operations

  • Linda Dace

    Linda Dace

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Penny McCarty, MHRIR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

    Penny McCarty, MHRIR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

    Chief Human Resources Officer

  • Vincent Noel, MHI

    Vincent Noel, MHI

    Vice President, Strategy & Business Development

  • Paige Toth, JD

    Paige Toth, JD

    Vice President, Associate General Counsel

  • Keith Griffeth

    Keith Griffeth

    Director of Quality

  • Craig Brace, FACHE

    Craig Brace, FACHE

    Director of Marketing & Communications

  • Robert Farmer, MD

    Robert Farmer, MD

    Chief Physician Executive Southern IL

  • Mandi Vehlow, MPA

    Mandi Vehlow, MPA

    Director-Clinic Services, Southern Illinois Division

  • Ashish Tokhi, MD

    Ashish Tokhi, MD

    Medical Director of Inpatient Services Central IL

  • Simone Wheeler, RN, MSEd, MHRD, MSML

    Simone Wheeler, RN, MSEd, MHRD, MSML

    Director of Operations, Central Illinois Division (CID)

  • James Bock, MD

    James Bock, MD

    Medical Director Central IL

News and Events

  • Sugar Cut-Out Cookies

    Sugar Cut-Out Cookies

    A healthier version of holiday sugar cookies.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Benefi Center for Women with Open House and Blessing Ceremony

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Benefi Center for Women with Open House and Blessing Ceremony

    HSHS Medical Group welcomed Benefi Center for Women, formerly Vita, with an open house and blessing event Wednesday, November 20, 2019. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Celebrates New Occupational Health and LeadWell™ Clinic in Effingham with Open House and Blessing

    HSHS Medical Group Celebrates New Occupational Health and LeadWell™ Clinic in Effingham with Open House and Blessing

    On November 12, HSHS Medical Group held an open house and blessing for the new HSHS Medical Group Occupational Health and LeadWell™ - Effingham location at 900 W. Temple Ave., Suite 1500, Bldg. B, in Effingham, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Celebrates New Occupational Health and LeadWell™ Clinic in O’Fallon with Open House and Blessing

    HSHS Medical Group Celebrates New Occupational Health and LeadWell™ Clinic in O’Fallon with Open House and Blessing

    On November 4, HSHS Medical Group held an open house and blessing for the new HSHS Medical Group Occupational Health and LeadWell™ - O’Fallon location at 1512 N. Green Mount Rd., Suite 108, in O’Fallon, Illinois.

  • Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group Dietitian Offers Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

    Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group Dietitian Offers Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

    The holidays will be here before you know it, and that means spending quality time with family and friends, planning the perfect meal and, for many of us, doing our best to make healthy choices when our favorite foods are being served. The average American may eat anywhere from 3,000-4,500 calories during the Thanksgiving meal and 30 grams of sugar BEFORE dessert, but there are ways to trim those numbers.

  • Breathe Easy with HSHS Medical Group

    Breathe Easy with HSHS Medical Group

    The HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care - Decatur pulmonology and sleep medicine team is accepting new patients. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Awards Colleague of the Month  to Kristin Estes, CMA (AAMA)

    HSHS Medical Group Awards Colleague of the Month to Kristin Estes, CMA (AAMA)

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to award Kristin Estes, CMA (AAMA), with our November Colleague of the Month Award. Kristin is a medical assistant at HSHS Medical Group Primary & Specialty Care in O’Fallon, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Awards  Provider of the Month to Brian Reichardt, MD, FCCP

    HSHS Medical Group Awards Provider of the Month to Brian Reichardt, MD, FCCP

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to award Brian Reichardt, MD, FCCP, with our November Provider of the Month Award. Dr. Reichardt serves as a pulmonologist at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care in O’Fallon, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Celebrates Retirement of Allen Gerberding, MD

    HSHS Medical Group Celebrates Retirement of Allen Gerberding, MD

    On October 28, HSHS Medical Group held a retirement reception for Allen Gerberding, MD, a family medicine physician at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care – Jacksonville.

  • HSHS  Medical Group Welcomes Deborah Pulliam, APRN,  Family Medicine

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Deborah Pulliam, APRN, Family Medicine

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Deborah Pulliam, APRN, FNP-BC, to their medical team. Deborah offers primary care for patients of all ages at HSHS Medical Group Family & Sports Medicine – Mt. Zion, located at 4965 E. Lost Bridge Rd., Decatur, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group General Surgery Specialty Clinic  Opens in Taylorville

    HSHS Medical Group General Surgery Specialty Clinic Opens in Taylorville

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Aftab Jafri, MD, general surgeon, now sees patients in Taylorville. Dr. Jafri’s Taylorville office is located at HSHS Medical Group General Surgery Specialty Clinic, 1304 W. Burnett Dr., Taylorville, Illinois. He also sees patients at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care Decatur, located at 1770 E. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 105, in Decatur, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Awards Colleague of the Month to Adam Rebbe

    HSHS Medical Group Awards Colleague of the Month to Adam Rebbe

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to award Adam Rebbe with our October Colleague of the Month Award. Adam is a radiologic technologist at HSHS Medical Group Family & Internal Medicine – Panther Creek in Springfield, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Awards  Provider of the Month to Tara Helfrich, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Awards Provider of the Month to Tara Helfrich, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to award Tara Helfrich, APRN, with our October Provider of the Month Award. Tara is an advanced practice registered nurse at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine in Fairview Heights, Illinois. 

  • Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day Is October 16

    Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day Is October 16

    The American Society of Plastic Surgeons and The Plastic Surgery Foundation will recognize the eighth annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day on October 16.

  • RSV Season Coming Up: What Parents of Young Infants Need to Know

    RSV Season Coming Up: What Parents of Young Infants Need to Know

    Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a very well-studied virus that can cause common cold-like symptoms in older children and adults and severe, debilitating airway inflammation in younger infants. It causes a significant number of outbreaks at childcare centers around the world and is a leading cause of hospitalizations of younger infants and missed workdays for parents. Almost all people will have been infected with RSV by their second year of life.  

  • Easy Access to Health Care

    Easy Access to Health Care

    We understand you have a lot going on in your life. At HSHS Medical Group, we want to make your access to health care as easy as possible.

  • Flu Cases Already Confirmed at  HSHS Medical Group Pediatrics – O’Fallon

    Flu Cases Already Confirmed at HSHS Medical Group Pediatrics – O’Fallon

    It’s flu season, and HSHS Medical Group Pediatrics – O’Fallon has already received multiple flu cases for the 2019-2020 season.  

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Manasi Hulyalkar, MD, MBA

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Manasi Hulyalkar, MD, MBA

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Manasi Hulyalkar, MD, MBA, to their medical team. 

  • HSHS  Medical Group Welcomes Jon Jacobson, DO, MPH

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Jon Jacobson, DO, MPH

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Jon Jacobson, DO, MPH, to their medical team. Dr. Jacobson sees patients at HSHS Medical Group Occupational Health & LeadWell in O’Fallon, Illinois.

  • September 2019 Colleague of the Month

    September 2019 Colleague of the Month

    Amber Ford has been named the September 2019 Colleague of the Month at HSHS Medical Group. Amber is a registered medical assistant at HSHS Medical Group Family & Internal Medicine in Maryville.

  • September 2019 Provider of the Month

    September 2019 Provider of the Month

    Justin Hill, MD, has been named the September 2019 Provider of the Month at HSHS Medical Group. Dr. Hill serves as a family practice physician at the Family Medicine clinic in Shiloh.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Manasi Hulyalkar, MD, MBA

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Manasi Hulyalkar, MD, MBA

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Manasi Hulyalkar, MD, MBA, to their medical team. Specializing in pediatrics, Dr. Hulyalkar is accepting patients at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine & Pediatrics, which is located at 1745 W. Walnut St. in Jacksonville, Illinois. 

  • HSHS  Medical Group’s Carmeka Honorable, APRN, Now Seeing Family Medicine Patients

    HSHS Medical Group’s Carmeka Honorable, APRN, Now Seeing Family Medicine Patients

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce that Carmeka Honorable, APRN, is accepting new patients. Carmeka offers primary care for patients ages 5 and older at HSHS Medical Group Family & Sports Medicine – Mt. Zion, located at 4965 E. Lost Bridge Rd., Decatur, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Neesha Settipalle, MD

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Neesha Settipalle, MD

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Neesha Settipalle, MD, to their medical team. Specializing in internal medicine, Dr. Settipalle is accepting patients at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care – Springfield.

  • Flu Vaccinations Available at HSHS Medical Group  Priority Care South MacArthur

    Flu Vaccinations Available at HSHS Medical Group Priority Care South MacArthur

    Flu season is right around the corner, so now is the perfect time to get your family’s flu vaccinations.  

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Benjamin Jarrett, MD, MPH

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Benjamin Jarrett, MD, MPH

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Benjamin Jarrett, MD, MPH, to their medical team. Specializing in family medicine, Dr. Jarrett is now accepting patients at HSHS Holy Family Health Center. The office is located at 201 Healthcare Dr. in Greenville, Illinois. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Neuroscience Specialty Clinic Seeing Patients in Taylorville

    HSHS Medical Group Neuroscience Specialty Clinic Seeing Patients in Taylorville

    Neurologist Todd Elmore, MD, FAAN, and Andrea Jones, APRN, now see patients in Taylorville. HSHS Medical Group Neuroscience Specialty Clinic - Taylorville is located at 1304 W. Burnett Dr., Taylorville, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Scott Urch, MD, Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Specialist

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Scott Urch, MD, Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Specialist

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Scott Urch, MD, orthopedic and sports medicine specialist, to their medical team. Dr. Urch sees patients at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care – Effingham, located at 900 W. Temple Ave., Bldg. B, Suite 2500, in Effingham, Illinois.

  • August Colleague of the Month

    August Colleague of the Month

    Curt Johnson has been named the August 2019 Colleague of the Month at HSHS Medical Group. Curt is the office facilitator at HSHS Medical Group Occupational Health & Wellness in Decatur, Illinois, and has been with HSHS Medical Group since 2012.

  • August Provider of the Month

    August Provider of the Month

    Amanda Kilzer, APRN, has been named the August 2019 Provider of the Month at HSHS Medical Group. Amanda serves as an advanced practice registered nurse at HSHS Medical Group Family and Internal Medicine Maryville in Maryville, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Andres Lerner, MD, Hand Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Andres Lerner, MD, Hand Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Andres Lerner, MD, hand surgeon, to their medical team. Dr. Lerner sees patients at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care - St. Elizabeth’s.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Bavithira Deva, MD

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Bavithira Deva, MD

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Bavithira Deva, MD, to their medical team. Specializing in family medicine, Dr. Deva is now accepting patients at HSHS Holy Family Health Center – managed by HSHS Medical Group. The office is located at 101 Healthcare Dr. in Greenville, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Offers “Gold Standard” Lung Cancer Screening

    HSHS Medical Group Offers “Gold Standard” Lung Cancer Screening

    According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women (not counting skin cancer), and is by far the leading cause of cancer deaths among both men and women in the United States.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Gihane Hilal, MD

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Gihane Hilal, MD

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Gihane Hilal, MD, to their medical team. Specializing in internal medicine, Dr. Hilal is accepting patients (walk-in and acute conditions) at HSHS Medical Group Family & Sports Medicine – Mt. Zion.

  • HSHS Medical Group to Acquire Vita Center for Women

    HSHS Medical Group to Acquire Vita Center for Women

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Vita Center for Women, effective October 21, 2019. Vita has locations at 544 W. Pershing Rd., Decatur, IL; 1750 E. Lakeshore Dr., Decatur, IL; 101 E. Ninth St., Pana, IL; 2 W. Adams St., Sullivan, IL; and 207 S. Pine St., 1st Floor, Shelbyville, IL. Vita also cares for patients full time at Crossing Healthcare in Decatur.

  • HSHS Medical Group’s New Skilled Nursing Facility Program  Offers Team Approach to Care

    HSHS Medical Group’s New Skilled Nursing Facility Program Offers Team Approach to Care

    The HSHS Medical Group Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Program is a new patient-first service that addresses and improves the ability to take care of high-acuity patients living in short- and long-term intermediate skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Reuben Mari Valenzuela, MD, Neurologist

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Reuben Mari Valenzuela, MD, Neurologist

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Reuben Mari Valenzuela, MD, adult neurologist, to their medical team. Dr. Valenzuela sees patients at HSHS Neuroscience Center - Springfield, located at 421 N. 9th St. in Springfield, Illinois. 

  • HSHS Medical Group’s Marc McCleary, MD, Now Seeing Family Medicine Patients in Fairview Heights

    HSHS Medical Group’s Marc McCleary, MD, Now Seeing Family Medicine Patients in Fairview Heights

    Marc McCleary, MD, now sees patients at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine Fairview Heights, which is located at 5 Ludwig Dr., Fairview Heights, Illinois. 

  • HSHS  Medical Group Welcomes Helen Kennedy, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Helen Kennedy, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Helen Kennedy, APRN, to their medical team in the Decatur area. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Kevin Calder, MD, FRCSC, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Kevin Calder, MD, FRCSC, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Kevin Calder, MD, FRCSC, plastic and reconstructive surgeon, to their medical team. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes David Bereda, DO

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes David Bereda, DO

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome David Bereda, DO, to their medical team. Specializing in family medicine, Dr. Bereda is now accepting patients at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine – O’Fallon.

  • Scott Bilyeu, MD, and Melissa Edwards, APRN, Now Seeing Patients at HSHS Medical Group Family & Sports Medicine – Mt. Zion

    Scott Bilyeu, MD, and Melissa Edwards, APRN, Now Seeing Patients at HSHS Medical Group Family & Sports Medicine – Mt. Zion

    Scott Bilyeu, MD, and Melissa Edwards, APRN, now see patients at HSHS Medical Group Family & Sports Medicine – Mt. Zion, which is located at 4965 E. Lost Bridge Road in Decatur, Illinois.

  •  Hematologist and Oncologist Archana Nayani, MD, Seeing Patients in Litchfield

    Hematologist and Oncologist Archana Nayani, MD, Seeing Patients in Litchfield

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Archana Nayani, MD, hematologist and oncologist, now sees patients in Litchfield.

  • Making Her Move

    Making Her Move

    What leads someone to pick up and move their life from one place to another? For HSHS Medical Group’s Kate Endicott, MD, it was a girl. “I wanted my daughter to grow up in a tight-knit community,” Dr. Endicott said.

  • HSHS Medical Group Neuroscience Specialty Clinic  Seeing Patients in Havana

    HSHS Medical Group Neuroscience Specialty Clinic Seeing Patients in Havana

    Todd Elmore, MD, FAAN, neurologist, now sees patients in Havana. HSHS Medical Group Neuroscience Specialty Clinic - Havana is located at 615 N. Promenade St., Havana, Illinois.

  • July Colleague of the Month

    July Colleague of the Month

    Colleague of the Month – Alice Armour | Radiologic Technologist | Multispecialty Care | Springfield

  • July Provider of the Month

    July Provider of the Month

    Provider of the Month – Erica Criss | Advanced Practice Registered Nurse | Family Medicine | Fairview Heights

  • Interventional and Vascular Neurologist Jacob Kitchener, MD,  Seeing Patients in O’Fallon

    Interventional and Vascular Neurologist Jacob Kitchener, MD, Seeing Patients in O’Fallon

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Jacob Kitchener, MD, interventional and vascular neurologist, now sees patients in O’Fallon in addition to his primary location in Springfield, IL. 

  • HSHS  Medical Group Welcomes Emily Ruholl, APRN, to Family Medicine in Shelbyville

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Emily Ruholl, APRN, to Family Medicine in Shelbyville

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Emily Ruholl, APRN, to their medical team in Shelbyville. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Pulmonology Specialty Clinic Seeing Patients in Taylorville

    HSHS Medical Group Pulmonology Specialty Clinic Seeing Patients in Taylorville

    Manjeshwar Prabhu, MD, pulmonologist, now sees patients with pulmonology concerns in Taylorville. HSHS Medical Group Pulmonology Specialty Clinic - Taylorville is located at 1304 W. Burnett Dr., Taylorville, Illinois

  • Retiring HSHS Medical Group Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Reflects on Amazing Team and Joys of Working with Kids

    Retiring HSHS Medical Group Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Reflects on Amazing Team and Joys of Working with Kids

    After 17 years in Springfield and 32 years providing general and orthopedic care to patients around the world, HSHS Medical Group’s Keith Gabriel, MD, pediatric orthopedic surgeon, has retired. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Rajinder Balasuriya, DO

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Rajinder Balasuriya, DO

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Rajinder Balasuriya, DO, to their medical team. Specializing in internal medicine, Dr. Balasuriya is now accepting patients at HSHS Medical Group Family & Internal Medicine - Panther Creek, located at 2801 Mathers Road in Springfield, Illinois. 

  • HSHS Medical Group’s “Health Today” program features  Suzanne Clarke, MD, family medicine physician

    HSHS Medical Group’s “Health Today” program features Suzanne Clarke, MD, family medicine physician

    HSHS Medical Group’s newest “Health Today” episode features Suzanne Clark, MD, a family medicine physician at HSHS Good Shepherd Family Health in Shelbyville, Illinois. In this episode, viewers learn why Dr. Clarke enjoys caring for patients of all ages in a rural community.  

  • HSHS Medical Group Awards Colleague of the Month  to Sharon Bernstein

    HSHS Medical Group Awards Colleague of the Month to Sharon Bernstein

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to award Sharon Bernstein with our June Colleague of the Month Award. Sharon works as a patient service representative at the HSHS Neuroscience Center in Springfield, Illinois. Sharon’s primary responsibilities include working with patients both in person and on the phone to facilitate their access to the health care providers at HSHS Neuroscience Center.  

  • HSHS Medical Group Awards  Provider of the Month to Kathy Liefer, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Awards Provider of the Month to Kathy Liefer, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to award Kathy Liefer, APRN, with our June Provider of the Month Award. Kathy is an advanced practice registered nurse working with gastroenterology patients at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care – St. Elizabeth’s in O’Fallon, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Offers New Treatment for Enlarged Prostate

    HSHS Medical Group Offers New Treatment for Enlarged Prostate

    HSHS Medical Group Urology patients have a new choice when it comes to treating an enlarged prostate, which is also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). With June 10-16 being Men’s Health Week, it’s the perfect time to talk about the UroLift® System, an FDA-cleared, minimally invasive procedure performed by HSHS Medical Group Urologist Dr. Randall Dooley to treat BPH. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Rolls Out Referral Program to Community Members to Recruit Doctors

    HSHS Medical Group Rolls Out Referral Program to Community Members to Recruit Doctors

    A nationwide physician shortage has led HSHS Medical Group to take a unique approach to finding new doctors: they are turning to the residents of Breese and Effingham, Illinois, to help with the recruitment process. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Khondker Islam, MD, FACG, AGAF, Gastroenterologist

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Khondker Islam, MD, FACG, AGAF, Gastroenterologist

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Khondker Islam, MD, FACP, gastroenterologist, to their medical team. Dr. Islam sees patients at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care - Decatur, located at 1770 E. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 105 in Decatur, Illinois.

  • Colleague of the Month

    Colleague of the Month

    Jessica Jacobs | Certified Medical Assistant | Family Medicine | Shiloh

  • Provider of the Month

    Provider of the Month

    Dr. Steven Taylor | Physician | Family Medicine | O’Fallon

  • HSHS Medical Group Celebrated New Medical Building in Taylorville

    HSHS Medical Group Celebrated New Medical Building in Taylorville

    On May 9, HSHS Medical Group celebrated with an open house and blessing for a new facility at 1304 W. Burnett Dr., in Taylorville. Opening May 13, the new facility is home to HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care and Prairie Cardiovascular. 

  • HSHS  Medical Group Welcomes Michele Hartke, APRN, and Amanda Stroud, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Michele Hartke, APRN, and Amanda Stroud, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Michele Hartke, APRN, and Amanda Stroud, APRN, to their medical team. Michele and Amanda see patients at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine – Effingham.

  • HSHS  Medical Group Welcomes Alyssa Loepker, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Alyssa Loepker, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group, HSHS St. Joseph’s Convenient Care - New Baden and HSHS St. Joseph’s Convenient Care - Carlyle are pleased to welcome Alyssa Loepker, APRN, to their medical staff. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Andrea Tiffin, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Andrea Tiffin, APRN

    ) HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Andrea Tiffin, APRN, to their medical team. Andrea sees patients at HSHS Medical Group Gastroenterology & Weight Management – Effingham and HSHS Medical Group Colorectal & General Surgery – Effingham.

  • HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Taylorville Open House

    HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Taylorville Open House

    HSHS Medical Group and Prairie Cardiovascular are hosting an open house and blessing at their new location in Taylorville. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Kimberly Fauke-Havener, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Kimberly Fauke-Havener, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Kimberly Fauke-Havener, APRN, to their medical staff. Kimberly sees patients at HSHS Medical Group Neurosurgery - Decatur (located at 1770 E. Lake Shore Dr., Suite LL, in Decatur, Illinois) and HSHS Medical Group Specialty Clinic - Shelbyville (located at 207 S. Pine St. in Shelbyville, Illinois). 

  • General Surgeon Ulunna MacBean, MD, MS, FACS, Seeing Patients in Greenville

    General Surgeon Ulunna MacBean, MD, MS, FACS, Seeing Patients in Greenville

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Ulunna MacBean, MD, MS, FACS, general surgeon, now sees patients in Greenville. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Michael Payne Jr., MD, Radiation Oncologist

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Michael Payne Jr., MD, Radiation Oncologist

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Michael Payne Jr., MD, radiation oncologist, to their medical staff. Dr. Payne sees patients at HSHS Medical Group Cancer Center at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, located at 301 N. 8th St. in Springfield, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Aziz Alali, MD, PhD, Neurosurgeon

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Aziz Alali, MD, PhD, Neurosurgeon

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Aziz Alali, MD, PhD, neurosurgeon, to their medical staff. Dr. Alali sees patients at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care - St. Elizabeth’s, located at 3 St. Elizabeth’s Blvd., Suite 5000 in O’Fallon, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Awards Provider of the Month to Dr. Guy Venuti

    HSHS Medical Group Awards Provider of the Month to Dr. Guy Venuti

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to award Guy Venuti, MD, with our April Provider of the Month Award. Dr. Venuti is a pediatrician working with patients in our O’Fallon, Illinois, office. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Awards Colleague of the Month to Ann Stuhlsatz

    HSHS Medical Group Awards Colleague of the Month to Ann Stuhlsatz

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to award Ann Stuhlsatz with our April Colleague of the Month Award. Ann works as a patient representative in the Family Medicine department of our O’Fallon, Illinois, office. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Kristina Walick, MD, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Kristina Walick, MD, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Kristina Walick, MD, pediatric orthopedic surgeon, to their team of providers. Dr. Walick sees patients at HSHS Medical Group Children’s Surgical Services, located at 400 N. 9th St. in Springfield, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group General Surgery Specialty Clinic in Shelbyville Welcomes Robert Osipov, MD

    HSHS Medical Group General Surgery Specialty Clinic in Shelbyville Welcomes Robert Osipov, MD

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Robert Osipov, MD, general surgeon, now sees patients in Shelbyville every Wednesday. Dr. Osipov’s Shelbyville office is located on the campus of HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital at 200 S. Cedar St. in Shelbyville, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes John Whapham, MD, MS, FSNIS, Neurointerventional Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes John Whapham, MD, MS, FSNIS, Neurointerventional Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome John Whapham, MD, MS, FSNIS, neurointerventional surgeon, to their team of physicians. Dr. Whapham sees patients at HSHS Neuroscience Center - Springfield, located on the campus of HSHS St. John’s Hospital at 421 N. 9th St. in Springfield, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Kulin Oza, MD, General Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Kulin Oza, MD, General Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Kulin Oza, MD, general surgeon, to HSHS Medical Group General Surgery, which is located on the campus of HSHS Holy Family Hospital, 101 Health Care Dr., Greenville, Illinois. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Announces Karen Carlson, RN Facilitator, as  March Colleague of the Month

    HSHS Medical Group Announces Karen Carlson, RN Facilitator, as March Colleague of the Month

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Karen Carlson, RN Facilitator, as their March colleague of the month. Karen is a registered nurse, serving patients at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine - Mt. Zion, located at 4965 E. Lost Bridge Rd. in Decatur, IL.

  •  HSHS Medical Group Announces Alfred Harney, MD, as  March Provider of the Month

    HSHS Medical Group Announces Alfred Harney, MD, as March Provider of the Month

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Alfred Harney, MD, as their March provider of the month. Dr. Harney is an internal medicine physician, serving patients at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care, located at 2901 Old Jacksonville Rd. in Springfield, IL. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Kristy Shafer, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Kristy Shafer, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Kristy Shafer, APRN, to their team of physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Kristy cares for patients alongside Neurologist Sherry Reid, MD. They are located at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care – Decatur, 1770 E. Lake Shore Dr., Ste. 105, in Decatur, Illinois.

  • HSHS St. Joseph’s Convenient Care Welcomes Catrina Vandeloo, APRN

    HSHS St. Joseph’s Convenient Care Welcomes Catrina Vandeloo, APRN

    HSHS St. Joseph’s Convenient Care is pleased to welcome Catrina Vandeloo, APRN, to their team of physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Catrina cares for patients of all ages with non-emergent, urgent health concerns at HSHS St. Joseph’s Convenient Care locations at 14509 IL-127, Carlyle, Illinois and 211 E. Hanover St., New Baden, Illinois. Walk-ins are welcome!

  • HSHS Medical Group Offers Better Access to  Primary Health Care in Forsyth

    HSHS Medical Group Offers Better Access to Primary Health Care in Forsyth

    HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine in Forsyth is pleased to increase access to care for patients of all ages. 

  • HSHS Medical Group’s “Health Today” program features  Todd Elmore, MD, Neurologist and Director of Neurosciences

    HSHS Medical Group’s “Health Today” program features Todd Elmore, MD, Neurologist and Director of Neurosciences

    HSHS Medical Group’s newest “Health Today” episode features Todd Elmore, MD, FAAN, an adult neurologist and Director of Neurosciences at HSHS Neuroscience Center in Springfield. A Springfield native, Dr. Elmore explains why he enjoys neurology and the variety of care offered by the neuroscience team at HSHS Neuroscience Center.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Christine Atchison, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Christine Atchison, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Christine Atchison, APRN, to their team of physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Christine cares for patients age 18 and older alongside Joan Covault, DO, and Emily Artime, PA-C. They are located at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine – N. Main, 2965 N. Main St., Suite F, in Decatur, Illinois. 

  • Pediatrician Hannah Strong, DO, now in Greenville Five Days a Week

    Pediatrician Hannah Strong, DO, now in Greenville Five Days a Week

    HSHS Medical Group Pediatrician Hannah Strong, DO, now sees patients in Greenville five days a week. Dr. Strong cares for patients at HSHS Holy Family Health Center – Greenville, located at 101 Healthcare Dr., Greenville, Illinois. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Announces Laura Sprock as February Colleague of the Month

    HSHS Medical Group Announces Laura Sprock as February Colleague of the Month

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Laura Sprock as their February colleague of the month. As a patient service representative, Laura is the first person a patient sees when entering HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine, located at 1512 N. Green Mount Rd., Suite 108 in O’Fallon.

  • HSHS Medical Group Announces Heather Morgan, DO, as February Provider of the Month

    HSHS Medical Group Announces Heather Morgan, DO, as February Provider of the Month

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Heather Morgan, DO, as our February provider of the month. Dr. Morgan is a Family Medicine Physician, serving patients at HSHS Medical Group Primary & Specialty Care, located at 670 Pierce Blvd. in O’Fallon.

  • HSHS Medical Group Family & Internal Medicine in Highland Welcomes Mallory Rinderer, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Family & Internal Medicine in Highland Welcomes Mallory Rinderer, APRN

    Mallory Rinderer, APRN, recently relocated to HSHS Medical Group Family & Internal Medicine, located at 12860 Troxler Ave., in Highland, Illinois. Mallory is now accepting patients of all ages.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Pediatrician Kathryn Wade, MD

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Pediatrician Kathryn Wade, MD

    HSHS Medical Group recently welcomed Pediatrician Kathryn Wade, MD. Dr. Wade cares for patients at HSHS Medical Group Pediatrics, located at 670 Pierce Blvd., in O’Fallon, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Alicia Altheimer, MD

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Alicia Altheimer, MD

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Alicia Altheimer, MD, to their team of family medicine providers. Dr. Altheimer sees patients of all ages at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care, located at 2901 Old Jacksonville Rd., in Springfield. 

  • HSHS Holy Family Health Center Welcomes  Angie Jolliff, APRN

    HSHS Holy Family Health Center Welcomes Angie Jolliff, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group and HSHS Holy Family Hospital are pleased to welcome Angie Jolliff, APRN. Angie sees patients of all ages at HSHS Holy Family Health Center, located at 101 Healthcare Drive, in Greenville, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Announces Tricia Patterson as  January Colleague of the Month

    HSHS Medical Group Announces Tricia Patterson as January Colleague of the Month

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Tricia Patterson as their January 2019 colleague of the month. She was called the “living, breathing dictionary definition of compassion” by her nominator, who also said that “her passion is a true gift to this ministry.” 

  • HSHS Medical Group Announces Ahmed Radwan, MD as  January Provider of the Month

    HSHS Medical Group Announces Ahmed Radwan, MD as January Provider of the Month

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Ahmed Radwan, MD, as their January provider of the month.

  • Pediatrician Hannah Strong, DO, now in Greenville Five Days a Week

    Pediatrician Hannah Strong, DO, now in Greenville Five Days a Week

    HSHS Medical Group Pediatrician Hannah Strong, DO, now sees patients in Greenville five days a week. Dr. Strong cares for patients at HSHS Holy Family Health Center – Greenville, located at 101 Healthcare Dr., Greenville, Illinois. Dr. Strong offers a variety of care to children, including minor procedures, general wellness care, well-child exams and chronic illness management.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Amanda Lively, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Amanda Lively, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Amanda Lively, APRN, to their team of physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Amanda cares for patients of all ages alongside Diana Widicus, MD, FAAFP and Mary Ely, MSN-FNP, BC, DNP. Amanda sees patients at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine, located at 300 Sattley St., in Rochester, Illinois.

  • SHS Medical Group Welcomes  Kate Endicott, MD, Family Medicine Physician

    SHS Medical Group Welcomes Kate Endicott, MD, Family Medicine Physician

    HSHS Medical Group recently welcomed Kate Endicott, MD, to their team of physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Dr. Endicott cares for patients of all ages at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine, located at 1220 E. Tremont St., in Hillsboro, Illinois.  

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Joshua Campbell, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Joshua Campbell, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Joshua Campbell, APRN, who joins Suzanne Clarke, MD. Joshua sees patients of all ages at HSHS Good Shepherd Family Health, located at 207 S. Pine St., Suite E, Shelbyville, Illinois. Walk-ins are welcome!

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Laura Mahaffey, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Laura Mahaffey, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Laura Mahaffey, APRN, to their team of physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Specializing in pulmonology, Laura is a nurse practitioner who cares for patients with lung diseases and concerns

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Peter Kim, MD, MPH, Gastroenterologist

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Peter Kim, MD, MPH, Gastroenterologist

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Gastroenterologist Peter Kim, MD, MPH, to their team of providers. 

  • HSHS Neuroscience Center Welcomes Sally Vespa, PA-C

    HSHS Neuroscience Center Welcomes Sally Vespa, PA-C

    HSHS Neuroscience Center in Springfield is pleased to welcome Sally Vespa, PA-C, to their team of providers. Specializing in neurosurgery, Sally cares for patients at HSHS Neuroscience Center, located on the campus of HSHS St. John’s Hospital at 421 N. 9th St., Springfield, Illinois. 

  • HSHS Medical Group’s “Health Today” program features  Justin Hill, MD, family medicine physician

    HSHS Medical Group’s “Health Today” program features Justin Hill, MD, family medicine physician

    HSHS Medical Group’s newest “Health Today” episode features Justin Hill, MD, a family medicine physician at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine in Shiloh, Illinois. In this episode, viewers learn why Dr. Hill chose to become a doctor and how he cares for patients. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Lauren Lawson, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Lauren Lawson, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Family & Internal Medicine in Highland is pleased to welcome Lauren Lawson, APRN, to their team of providers. Lawson is now accepting patients of all ages at HSHS Medical Group Family & Internal Medicine, located at 12860 Troxler Ave., Suite 320 in Highland, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Kristin Hayden, PA-C

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Kristin Hayden, PA-C

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Kristin Hayden, PA-C, to their team of family medicine providers. Kristin sees patients of all ages at HSHS Good Shepherd Family Health, located at 207 S. Pine St., Suite E, Shelbyville, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Suzanne Clarke, MD

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Suzanne Clarke, MD

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Suzanne Clarke, MD, to their team of family medicine providers. Dr. Clarke sees patients of all ages at HSHS Good Shepherd Family Health, located at 207 S. Pine St., Suite E, Shelbyville, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Michelle Prince, MD, MHCDS

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Michelle Prince, MD, MHCDS

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Michelle Prince, MD, MHCDS, pediatric orthopedic surgeon, to their team at Children’s Surgical Services on the campus of HSHS St. John’s Hospital at 400 N. 9th St., Suite 2400 in Springfield, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Ai-Xuan Holterman, MD

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Ai-Xuan Holterman, MD

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Ai-Xuan Holterman, MD, pediatric surgeon, to their team at Children’s Surgical Services on the campus of HSHS St. John’s Hospital at 400 N. 9th St., Suite 2400, in Springfield, Illinois.

  • It’s Influenza Season

    It’s Influenza Season

    It’s Influenza Season! It’s that time of year again!  It seems like the holidays, and flu season along with them, arrive quicker and quicker each year.   

  • HSHS Medical Group’s “Health Today” program features Randall Dooley, MD, urologist

    HSHS Medical Group’s “Health Today” program features Randall Dooley, MD, urologist

    HSHS Medical Group’s newest “Health Today” episode features Randall Dooley, MD, a urologist at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care at HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, Illinois. In this episode, viewers learn why Dr. Dooley chose urology as his specialty and how his office offers patient-first care.

  •  HSHS Medical Group's “Health Today” Program Features  Guy Venuti, MD, Pediatrician

    HSHS Medical Group's “Health Today” Program Features Guy Venuti, MD, Pediatrician

    HSHS Medical Group’s newest “Health Today” episode features Guy Venuti, MD, a board-certified pediatrician at HSHS Medical Group Pediatrics in O’Fallon, IL. Dr. Venuti and his care team are proud to deliver patient-first care.

  • Hospital Sisters Health System Receives ‘Most Wired’ Award

    Hospital Sisters Health System Receives ‘Most Wired’ Award

    The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) designated Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) for 2018 Most Wired recognition for the second consecutive year at the CHIME Fall CIO Forum in San Diego.

  • HSHS Medical Group Celebrated New Medical Building in Maryville

    HSHS Medical Group Celebrated New Medical Building in Maryville

    HSHS Medical Group celebrated with an open house and blessing for a new facility at 2401 IL-159 (S. Center Street) in Maryville, IL. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Celebrates New Location in Hillsboro

    HSHS Medical Group Celebrates New Location in Hillsboro

    HSHS Medical Group hosted an open house and blessing ceremony to celebrate their new Hillsboro facility, on Thursday, October 25. HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine is located at 1220 E. Tremont St., Suite A (Douglas-Telfer Building) in Hillsboro, Illinois. 

  • Gordon Chu, MD, MSc, FRCS(C), Neurosurgeon, Joins HSHS Medical Group Specialty Clinic in Jacksonville

    Gordon Chu, MD, MSc, FRCS(C), Neurosurgeon, Joins HSHS Medical Group Specialty Clinic in Jacksonville

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce that Gordon Chu, MD, MSc, FRCS(C), neurosurgeon, now sees patients at HSHS Medical Group Neuroscience Specialty Clinic, located at 1745 W. Walnut St., in Jacksonville, Illinois. Dr. Chu also practices at HSHS Neuroscience Center in Springfield.

  • HSHS Medical Group and Prairie Cardiovascular Celebrated New Medical Building in Taylorville

    HSHS Medical Group and Prairie Cardiovascular Celebrated New Medical Building in Taylorville

    HSHS Medical Group celebrated with a groundbreaking ceremony for a new facility at 1204 W. Burnett Dr., in Taylorville, IL. 

  • HSHS Medical Group's “Health Today” program features  Steven Taylor, MD, Family Medicine Physician

    HSHS Medical Group's “Health Today” program features Steven Taylor, MD, Family Medicine Physician

    HSHS Medical Group’s newest “Health Today” episode features Stephen Taylor, MD, a board certified family medicine physician at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine in O’Fallon, IL. Dr. Taylor delivers family medicine that is comprehensive care for all ages and all genders.

  • Just Joslin - September 2018

    Just Joslin - September 2018

    Check out  the September edition of Just Joslin!

  • Simone Wheeler to Receive “Faith in the Marketplace Award”

    Simone Wheeler to Receive “Faith in the Marketplace Award”

    Simone Wheeler, RN, MSEd, MHRD, MSML, has been selected to receive the “Faith in the Marketplace Award” given by the Catholic Diocese of Belleville. The award recognizes individuals in our community who display their faith throughout every aspect of their life.

  • HSHS Medical Group Urology Clinic Opens in Highland

    HSHS Medical Group Urology Clinic Opens in Highland

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Randall Dooley, MD, urologist, now sees patients in Highland twice a month. Dr. Dooley’s office is located at 12860 Troxler Avenue, Suite 135, in Highland, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Physician, Robert Juranek, MD,  Celebrates 36 Years of Service

    HSHS Medical Group Physician, Robert Juranek, MD, Celebrates 36 Years of Service

    HSHS Medical Group hosted a retirement reception for Robert Juranek, MD, on August 26 at Priority Care South MacArthur in Springfield. Dr. Juranek practiced medicine for 36 years in the Springfield community. He started the first urgent care in the Springfield area in 1984 along with partners Joseph Townsend, MD; Diana Widicus, MD, FAAFP; and William Yu, MD. 

  • HSHS Medical Group in Collinsville Welcomes Zachary Luchtefeld, DO

    HSHS Medical Group in Collinsville Welcomes Zachary Luchtefeld, DO

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Zachary Luchtefeld, DO, to their team of family medicine providers. Dr. Luchtefeld sees patients of all ages at HSHS Medical Group Family & Internal Medicine, located at 1950 Vandalia St., Collinsville, IL 62234.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Angela Zora, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Angela Zora, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Angela Zora, APRN, to its team of providers in Mt. Zion. Angela joins Brooke Ballard, MD; Daniel Smith, MD; Julie Auton, APRN; Joya Ryan, APRN; and Amanda Shils, PA-C, at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine. The clinic is located at 4965 E. Lost Bridge Rd. in Decatur. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Brings Pediatric Care to Jacksonville

    HSHS Medical Group Brings Pediatric Care to Jacksonville

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Erin Blackburn, MD, FAAP, and Gopinathan Nambiar, MD, FAAP, to the Jacksonville community. Skilled pediatricians, these physicians offer patient-first care to patients from birth to 21 years of age.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Glen Dust, MD

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Glen Dust, MD

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Glen Dust, MD, to their team of family medicine providers. Dr. Dust is located at 2 West Adams St. in Sullivan, IL – HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine.

  • HSHS Medical Group Takes Steps to Address Opioid Epidemic

    HSHS Medical Group Takes Steps to Address Opioid Epidemic

    In a proactive measure to address the opioid epidemic and strengthen patient safety, HSHS Medical Group has released a new controlled substance abuse policy and agreement. The new policy and agreement are for physicians and patients to ensure safe prescribing and the use of controlled substances.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Ulunna MacBean, MD, MS, General Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Ulunna MacBean, MD, MS, General Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce that Ulunna MacBean, MD, MS, general surgeon, will be joining the teams of providers at HSHS Medical Group General Surgery in Breese and Highland. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Rosemary Herzberger, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Rosemary Herzberger, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Rosemary Herzberger, APRN, to their team of providers in Jacksonville. Rosemary joins Allen Gerberding, MD, Tamara Breckon, APRN and Kellie Stocker, APRN, at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine, located at 1745 W. Walnut St. in Jacksonville.

  • HSHS Medical Group affiliate Joslin Diabetes Center offers world-class diabetes care

    HSHS Medical Group affiliate Joslin Diabetes Center offers world-class diabetes care

    Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group Makes Access to World-Class Diabetes Care a Reality in Shelbyville Area

  • HSHS Medical Group and Sav-Mor Pharmacy Partner to Bring Convenient Health Care to Rural Communities

    HSHS Medical Group and Sav-Mor Pharmacy Partner to Bring Convenient Health Care to Rural Communities

    Anytime Care telemedicine solution connects patients to health care. 

  • HSHS Medical Group's “Health Today” program features David Bitzer, MD, Board Certified Urologist

    HSHS Medical Group's “Health Today” program features David Bitzer, MD, Board Certified Urologist

    HSHS Medical Group’s newest “Health Today” episode features David Bitzer, MD, a board certified urologist at HSHS Medical Group Urology in Effingham, IL. Dr. Bitzer treats all urologic conditions in both male and female patients, addressing conditions that include incontinence, overactive bladder, cancers of the urinary tract and male genital system, impotence and stones.

  • HSHS Medical Group and Prairie Cardiovascular Celebrate New Facility in Jacksonville

    HSHS Medical Group and Prairie Cardiovascular Celebrate New Facility in Jacksonville

    HSHS Medical Group and Prairie Cardiovascular hosted an open house and blessing ceremony to celebrate their new location at 1745 W. Walnut St. in Jacksonville, Illinois, on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. The new 14,000-square-foot building is home to HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine and Foot & Ankle Specialists, currently located at 1515 W. Walnut St. in Jacksonville, as well as specialists with HSHS Medical Group Neurosciences and Pediatrics, Prairie Cardiovascular and Midwest Allergy Sinus Asthma. Providers will begin seeing patients in the new location on July 16, 2018.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Sahar Yazdani, MD

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Sahar Yazdani, MD

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Sahar Yazdani, MD, to their team of family medicine providers. Dr. Yazdani sees patients of all ages at HSHS Medical Group Family Health, located at 125 E. Plummer Blvd., Suite A in Chatham, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Walk-in Clinic in Meijer First in Region with ‘MySpot’ Online Reservations

    HSHS Medical Group Walk-in Clinic in Meijer First in Region with ‘MySpot’ Online Reservations

    HSHS Medical Group has unveiled a new service at HSHS Medical Group Walk-in Clinic in Meijer—the first of its kind in the region. The medical group’s new MySpot™ online reservation solution lets busy parents and professionals use their phone, tablet or computer to make a walk-in care online reservation.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Justin Hill, MD

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Justin Hill, MD

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Justin Hill, MD, to their team of family medicine providers. Dr. Hill sees patients of all ages at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine, located at 1116 Hartman Ln. in Shiloh, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group and Prairie Cardiovascular to Celebrate New Facility in Jacksonville

    HSHS Medical Group and Prairie Cardiovascular to Celebrate New Facility in Jacksonville

    HSHS Medical Group and Prairie Cardiovascular will host an open house and blessing ceremony to celebrate their new location at 1745 W. Walnut St., Jacksonville, IL 62650 on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 6 pm.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Tamara Breckon, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Tamara Breckon, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Tamara Breckon, APRN, to its team of providers in Jacksonville. Tamara joins Allen Gerberding, MD, and Kellie Stocker, APRN, at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine. The clinic is located at 1515 W. Walnut St., Suite 2 in Jacksonville, and will be moving to a new facility on July 16, located at 1745 W. Walnut St. in Jacksonville. 

  • NEW HSHS Medical Group Pediatric Walk-In Clinic Is First of Its Kind in Region

    NEW HSHS Medical Group Pediatric Walk-In Clinic Is First of Its Kind in Region

    While urgent care centers aren’t necessarily new to the area, a pediatric walk-in clinic is new and makes for a unique care option in our community. Usually found only in larger cities, the new HSHS Medical Group Pediatric Walk-In Clinic is the first of its kind in our region. Led by board-certified pediatricians Gopi Nambiar, MD, FAAP, and Erin Blackburn, MD, FAAP, the new clinic offers access to specialized care—treating everything from colds to other common pediatric conditions. Camp and sports physicals are also available. All pediatric patients are welcome to walk in for care, whether they are established HSHS Medical Group patients or just need care for today.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Twee Do, MD

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Twee Do, MD

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Twee Do, MD, pediatric orthopedic surgeon, to their team of providers. Dr. Do is now seeing patients at HSHS Medical Group Children’s Surgical Services, located at 301 N. 8th St., Springfield, IL 62701.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Guy Venuti, MD, Pediatrician

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Guy Venuti, MD, Pediatrician

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Guy Venuti, MD, pediatrician, to their team of providers. Dr. Venuti is now accepting patients from birth through 21 years of age at HSHS Medical Group Pediatrics – O’Fallon, located at 670 Pierce Blvd., Suite 200 in O’Fallon, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Jason Blanchetti, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Jason Blanchetti, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Jason Blanchetti, APRN, to their team of providers. Jason is now seeing patients at HSHS Medical Group Occupational Health & Wellness, located at 1750 East Lake Shore Drive, Suite LL, in Decatur, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Pulmonology Specialty Clinic Opens in Greenville

    HSHS Medical Group Pulmonology Specialty Clinic Opens in Greenville

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Manjeshwar Prabhu, MD, pulmonology and sleep medicine physician, now sees pulmonology and sleep medicine patients in Greenville. Dr. Prabhu’s Greenville office is located at 200 Healthcare Dr., Greenville, IL 62246.

  • Jacob Kitchener, MD, Interventional & Vascular Neurologist, Joins HSHS Medical Group Neuroscience Specialty Clinic in Decatur

    Jacob Kitchener, MD, Interventional & Vascular Neurologist, Joins HSHS Medical Group Neuroscience Specialty Clinic in Decatur

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Jacob Kitchener, MD, interventional and vascular neurologist, will be joining the team of providers at HSHS Medical Group Neuroscience Specialty Clinic, located at 1770 E. Lake Shore Dr., Suite LL1, Decatur, IL 62521. Dr. Kitchener joins Naim Khoury, MD. MS., who also offers vascular neurology care to the Decatur community. Dr. Kitchener currently practices at HSHS Neuroscience Center in Springfield and Litchfield.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Erica Criss, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Erica Criss, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Erica Criss, APRN, to their team of providers in Fairview Heights. Erica joins Anthony Truong, DO, and Tara Helfrich, APRN, at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine, located at 5 Ludwig Dr. in Fairview Heights. The clinic is open Monday through Friday, 7 am to 5 pm.

  • HSHS Medical Group's “Health Today” program features  Sherry Reid, MD, Neurologist

    HSHS Medical Group's “Health Today” program features Sherry Reid, MD, Neurologist

    HSHS Medical Group’s newest “Health Today” episode features Sherry Reid, MD, a neurologist at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care in Decatur, IL. In this episode, viewers will learn more about Dr. Reid’s practice. “As a neurologist, we treat disorders of the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. Much of what I see is conditions such as dementia, stroke, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, migraines and Parkinson’s disease,” said Dr. Reid.  

  • HSHS Medical Group Neuroscience Specialty Clinic Opens in Shiloh

    HSHS Medical Group Neuroscience Specialty Clinic Opens in Shiloh

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Naim Khoury, MD. MS., vascular and interventional neurologist, now sees general neurology patients in Shiloh one Thursday per month. Dr. Khoury’s Shiloh office is located at 1116 Hartman Lane, Shiloh, IL 62221.

  • Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group Makes Access to World-Class Diabetes Care a Reality

    Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group Makes Access to World-Class Diabetes Care a Reality

    Diabetes symptoms can start gradually. You may start to notice excessive thirst, frequent urination, blurry vision, unexplained fatigue or wounds that don’t heal, to name a few. On the other hand, you may experience no symptoms at all. Chronic complications of diabetes can lead to amputation, kidney failure, neuropathy or blindness. Such are the challenges of this disease. Diabetes is complex. It’s life-changing. But it’s also manageable.

  • HSHS Medical Group’s David Bitzer, MD, Board Certified Urologist - Now Serving the Communities of Effingham, Greenville and Litchfield

    HSHS Medical Group’s David Bitzer, MD, Board Certified Urologist - Now Serving the Communities of Effingham, Greenville and Litchfield

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome David Bitzer, MD, a board certified urologist, to their team of providers. Dr. Bitzer is now accepting urology patients from pediatric to geriatric years of age from the communities of Effingham, Greenville, Litchfield, IL and surrounding areas. Dr. Bitzer treats all urologic conditions in both male and female patients, addressing conditions that include incontinence, overactive bladder, cancers of the urinary tract and male genital system, impotence and stones. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Jacqueline Bode, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Jacqueline Bode, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Jacqueline Bode, APRN, to their team of providers in Highland. Jacqueline joins ten other providers to offer primary care at HSHS Medical Group Family & Internal Medicine,  located at 12860 Troxler Ave., Suite 320 in Highland, Illinois.  The clinic is open Monday through Friday, 7 am to 5 pm.

  • HSHS Medical Group Neuroscience Specialty Clinic Opens in Havana

    HSHS Medical Group Neuroscience Specialty Clinic Opens in Havana

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Janki Lavingia, MD, neurologist, now sees patients in Havana one day per month. Dr. Lavingia’s Havana office is located at 615 N. Promenade St., Havana, IL 62644.

  • New Location. Same Outstanding Care. HSHS Medical Group Family Health in Chatham.

    New Location. Same Outstanding Care. HSHS Medical Group Family Health in Chatham.

    Top-notch family health care has never been more convenient, thanks to HSHS Medical Group Family Health in Chatham.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes David Bitzer, MD, Urologist

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes David Bitzer, MD, Urologist

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome David Bitzer, MD, urologist, to their team of providers. Dr. Bitzer sees patients at 904 Medical Park Drive, Ste. 3, Effingham, IL; 200 Healthcare Dr., Greenville, IL; and 1215 Franciscan Drive, Litchfield, IL.

  • HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine in Shiloh Welcomes Julie Wiegers, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine in Shiloh Welcomes Julie Wiegers, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine in Shiloh is pleased to welcome Julie Wiegers, APRN, to their team of providers. Julie is now accepting patients ages two and older at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine, located at 1116 Hartman Lane in Shiloh, Illinois.

  • Jigar Mankad, MD, Adult Neurologist, Joins HSHS Specialty Clinic in Litchfield

    Jigar Mankad, MD, Adult Neurologist, Joins HSHS Specialty Clinic in Litchfield

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce that Jigar Mankad, MD, adult neurologist, will be joining the team of providers at HSHS Medical Group Neuroscience Specialty Clinic, located at 1215 Franciscan Dr., 2nd Floor, Litchfield, IL 62056. Dr. Mankad joins Jacob Kitchener, MD, and Neil N. Patel, DO, MBA, who also offer neurology care to the Litchfield community. Dr. Mankad currently practices at HSHS Neuroscience Center in Springfield

  • HSHS Medical Group Neuroscience Specialty Clinic Opens in Decatur

    HSHS Medical Group Neuroscience Specialty Clinic Opens in Decatur

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Naim Khoury, MD. MS., vascular and interventional neurologist, now sees patients in Decatur from 10 am – 4 pm one Wednesday per month. Dr. Khoury’s Decatur office is located at 1770 E. Lake Shore Dr., Suite LL1, Decatur IL 62521.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Kathy Liefer, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Kathy Liefer, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Kathy Liefer, APRN, to their team of gastroenterology providers. Kathy sees patients at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care at HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, located at 3 St. Elizabeth’s Boulevard, Suite 5000, in O’Fallon, Illinois. Kathy is a skilled advanced practice registered nurse offering patient-first care alongside Elie Chahla, MD, gastroenterologist.  

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Randall Dooley, MD, Urologist

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Randall Dooley, MD, Urologist

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Randall Dooley, MD, urologist, to their team of providers. Dr. Dooley sees patients at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care at HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, located at 3 St. Elizabeth’s Boulevard in O’Fallon, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group and HSHS St. Mary's Hospital Hiring Event

    HSHS Medical Group and HSHS St. Mary's Hospital Hiring Event

    Join us for an onsite hiring event on March 22 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine in Mt. Zion. We will be interviewing for registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, medical assistants and patient service representatives for HSHS Medical Group and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital. We look forward to seeing you there!

  • Just Joslin – February 2018 Issue

    Just Joslin – February 2018 Issue

    Check out the latest Just Joslin newsletter, which shares great resources for individuals with diabetes including: a sick day action plan, sick day supplies check list, upcoming diabetes education classes, healthy recipe and more!

  • HSHS Medical Group Nephrology Specialty Clinic Opens in Greenville

    HSHS Medical Group Nephrology Specialty Clinic Opens in Greenville

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Bassim Assioun, MD, nephrologist, now sees patients in Greenville every third Tuesday per month. Dr. Assioun’s Greenville office is located on the campus of HSHS Holy Family Hospital at 200 Healthcare Drive, Greenville, IL 62246.

  • HSHS  Medical Group Welcomes Deanna Weinacht, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Deanna Weinacht, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group and HSHS St. Joseph’s Health Center are pleased to welcome Deanna Weinacht, APRN, to their team of providers in New Baden. Deanna joins two other providers to offer both primary and walk-in care at the clinic, located at 211 East Hanover Street in New Baden, IL. The clinic is open Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 6:30 pm and Saturday, 7:30 am to 2:30 pm.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Toni Pate, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Toni Pate, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Toni Pate, APRN, to their team of providers. Toni is now seeing patients at HSHS Medical Group Occupational Health & Wellness, located at 1750 East Lake Shore Drive, Suite LL, in Decatur, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Sumbul Meraj, MD

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Sumbul Meraj, MD

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Sumbul Meraj, MD, infectious disease physician, to their team of providers. Dr. Meraj is now seeing patients every Wednesday from 9 am to 1 pm, at HSHS Medical Group Infectious Disease, located at 775 Sunset Blvd, Suite B, in O’Fallon, IL.

  • HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine in Hillsboro Welcomes Megan Adams, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine in Hillsboro Welcomes Megan Adams, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine in Hillsboro is pleased to welcome Megan Adams, APRN, to their team of providers. Megan is now accepting patients of all ages at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine, located at 400 Rountree, Hillsboro, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group welcomes Hannah Strong, DO, Pediatrician

    HSHS Medical Group welcomes Hannah Strong, DO, Pediatrician

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Hannah Strong, DO, pediatrician, to their team of providers. Dr. Strong is now accepting patients from birth through 21 years of age. Dr. Strong cares for patients in two locations: HSHS Medical Group Family & Internal Medicine – Highland, located at 12866 Troxler Avenue, Highland, IL; and at HSHS Holy Family Health Center – Greenville, located at 101 Healthcare Dr., Greenville, IL.

  • HSHS Medical Group Neurology Specialty Clinic Opens in Shelbyville

    HSHS Medical Group Neurology Specialty Clinic Opens in Shelbyville

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Sherry Reid, MD, neurologist, now sees patients in Shelbyville one day every month. Dr. Reid’s Shelbyville office is located at 200 S. Cedar St., Shelbyville, Illinois.

  • HSHS Medical Group Celebrated New Medical Building in Chatham

    HSHS Medical Group Celebrated New Medical Building in Chatham

    HSHS Medical Group recently celebrated with an open house and blessing for a new facility at 125 E. Plummer Blvd. in Chatham, IL. Opening January 15, the new facility is home to HSHS Medical Group Family Health, currently located at 345 North Main Street, and HSHS St. John’s TherapyCare, currently located at 1134 Commercial Court. A pediatric clinic will open in February

  • We Understand a Kid's World.

    We Understand a Kid's World.

    They grow up fast. We grow with them. Dr. Gopinathan Nambiar and Dr. Erin Blackburn have a knack for knowing what makes kids tick. From preventive healthcare to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases, Drs. Nambiar and Blackburn offer patient-first care at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care Pediatrics, 2901 Old Jacksonville Rd, Springfield, IL.

  • Southern Illinois Hiring Event – RN, LPN, MA

    Southern Illinois Hiring Event – RN, LPN, MA

    Join us for an onsite hiring event on January 18, 3:30-6 pm at HSHS Medical Group, 670 Pierce Blvd, Suite 200, O’Fallon, Illinois. We will be interviewing for RNs, LPNs and Medical Assistants for our Southern Illinois offices – Breese, Collinsville, Fairview Heights, Highland, O’Fallon and Shiloh. We look forward to seeing you there!

  • HSHS Medical Group's “Health Today” program features  Richard Del Valle, MD, FACP, internal medicine physician

    HSHS Medical Group's “Health Today” program features Richard Del Valle, MD, FACP, internal medicine physician

    HSHS Medical Group’s newest “Health Today” episode features Richard Del Valle, MD, FACP, an internal medicine physician at HSHS Medical Group Internal Medicine in Blue Mound, Illinois. In this episode, viewers will learn more about Dr. Del Valle’s practice. According to Dr. Del Valle, “Good communication is at the heart of positive patient and provider relationships and is the foundation for delivering patient-first care.”

  • Neil N. Patel, DO, MBA, Offers Neurosurgery Care in Litchfield

    Neil N. Patel, DO, MBA, Offers Neurosurgery Care in Litchfield

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Neil N. Patel, DO, MBA, adult and pediatric neurosurgeon, now sees patients in Litchfield one day month. Dr. Patel’s Litchfield office is located at 1215 Franciscan Drive, 2nd floor in Litchfield, IL 62056.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Morgan Massey, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Morgan Massey, APRN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Morgan Massey, APRN, to their team of providers. Morgan is now accepting patients of all ages at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine & Pediatrics located at 845 S. Highway 51, Forsyth, IL.

  • Healthy Holiday Tips from HSHS Anytime Care

    Healthy Holiday Tips from HSHS Anytime Care

    Cold and flu cases are at their peak over the next few months. While the flu can be an inconvenience for healthy people, it can be more serious for young children, the elderly or those with asthma, respiratory illness or chronic health conditions. See below for our top tips to stay healthy this flu season. If you do get sick – remember HSHS Anytime Care is available 24/7 during the holiday period.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Holly Shirley, MSN, NP-C

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Holly Shirley, MSN, NP-C

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Holly Shirley, MSN, NP-C, to their team of providers. Holly is now accepting patients age 18 and older at HSHS Medical Group Family & Internal Medicine at 1950 Vandalia Street in Collinsville, Illinois.

  • HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital Adjusts Visiting Guidelines During Flu Season

    HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital Adjusts Visiting Guidelines During Flu Season

    With flu season hitting a peak in central Illinois, visitors at HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital are reminded of the important role everyone plays in guarding patient safety. Good Shepherd is providing respiratory etiquette stations at hospital entrances, which have tissues, masks and sanitizing hand gel for visitors.

  • HSHS Medical Group Urges Vigilance with Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Winter Months

    HSHS Medical Group Urges Vigilance with Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Winter Months

    With the weather becoming colder, HSHS Medical Group is urging members of the community to be vigilant to protect themselves against carbon monoxide poisoning.  During this time of year, many turn on their heating systems and mistakenly warm their cars in garages, which can be fatal. 

  • HSHS Medical Group’s Robert Osipov, MD, General Surgeon Initiated into American College of Surgeons

    HSHS Medical Group’s Robert Osipov, MD, General Surgeon Initiated into American College of Surgeons

    Robert Osipov, MD, a general surgeon at HSHS Medical Group - Surgical Specialists in Litchfield, Illinois became a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) during the convocation ceremony at the ACS’s 2017 annual Clinical Congress in San Diego, Calif., last month.  This year’s class of initiates was among one of the largest ever admitted into the ACS.

  • HSHS Medical Group Celebrates HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care at St. Elizabeth’s in O’Fallon

    HSHS Medical Group Celebrates HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care at St. Elizabeth’s in O’Fallon

    HSHS Medical Group celebrated their newest location in O’Fallon with an open house and blessing event Tuesday, November 28. Now called HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care, the practice is located at Three St. Elizabeth’s Boulevard, Suite 5000, O’Fallon, IL on the campus of HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Tamara Hardwick, FNP-C

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Tamara Hardwick, FNP-C

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Tamara Hardwick, FNP-C, to their family of providers. Tamara partners with Valerie Thompson, MD, to care for family medicine patients at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care at 2901 Old Jacksonville Road in Springfield.

  • HSHS Medical Group Provides Thanksgiving Safety Tips

    HSHS Medical Group Provides Thanksgiving Safety Tips

    Thanksgiving is a time for many to travel to be with loved ones and enjoy delicious food such as turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and more.  With Thanksgiving less than a week away, HSHS Medical Group is providing tips for you to stay safe this Thanksgiving holiday with your travel and cooking plans. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Shares Nine Ways to Stay Healthy this Holiday Season

    HSHS Medical Group Shares Nine Ways to Stay Healthy this Holiday Season

    HSHS Medical Group is encouraging residents and patients to enjoy the holiday season, but also maintain their health. The months of November and December can be a challenging time to make healthy choices and limit weight gain, but eating well during the holidays is possible.

  • HSHS Medical Group cautions parents and loved ones for Safe Toys and Gifts Month

    HSHS Medical Group cautions parents and loved ones for Safe Toys and Gifts Month

    With the holiday and shopping season approaching, you may already be considering what toys to buy for the children on your list.  But before you make those purchases, HSHS Medical Group reminds you to consider and check the safety and age-range of the toys.  According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in 2015 (the most recent data available) there were an estimated 254,200 toy-related injuries treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments.  However, many can be prevented with proper precaution and supervision.

  • Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group - Recipe Corner

    Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group - Recipe Corner

    This Thanksgiving, make a healthier version of a holiday classic, cheesy potato casserole. To learn more about eating healthier and getting your diabetes under control, visit Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group.

  • HSHS Medical Group's Health Today Program Features Iyoob Ilyas, MD, Colorectal and General Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group's Health Today Program Features Iyoob Ilyas, MD, Colorectal and General Surgeon

    Our newest Health Today episode features Iyoob Ilyas, MD, a colorectal and general surgeon at HSHS Medical Group Colorectal & General Surgery in Effingham, IL.

  • HSHS Medical Group Celebrates O’Fallon location with Blessing and Open House

    HSHS Medical Group Celebrates O’Fallon location with Blessing and Open House

    HSHS Medical Group celebrated their newest location in O’Fallon with an open house and blessing event Monday, October 9. Located at 670 Pierce Boulevard, Suite 200, the facility is home to HSHS Medical Group Family & Sports Medicine, Nephrology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and the Same Day Clinic.

  • HSHS Medical Group Building New Medical Facility in Jacksonville

    HSHS Medical Group Building New Medical Facility in Jacksonville

    HSHS Medical Group was excited to host a groundbreaking ceremony on October 13 to celebrate their new location at 1745 W. Walnut St., Jacksonville, IL 62650. Opening approximately April 2018, the new, 14,000 square foot building will be home to HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine and Foot & Ankle Specialists, currently located at 1515 W. Walnut St. in Jacksonville, as well as visiting specialists with HSHS Medical Group and Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants. 

  • HSHS Medical Group's Ask an Expert program features  Nitin Kumar, MD, gastroenterologist

    HSHS Medical Group's Ask an Expert program features Nitin Kumar, MD, gastroenterologist

    HSHS Medical Group’s newest Ask an Expert episode features Nitin Kumar, MD, a gastroenterologist at HSHS Medical Group Gastroenterology in Effingham. According to Dr. Kumar, “With colorectal cancer early detection is your best protection.”

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Erin Blackburn, MD, Pediatrician

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Erin Blackburn, MD, Pediatrician

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Erin Blackburn, MD, to the community. Dr. Blackburn is a pediatrician who cares for patients from birth to 21 years of age.

  • HSHS Medical Group's Health Today program features  Deepthi Seekuri Manoj, MD, pediatrician

    HSHS Medical Group's Health Today program features Deepthi Seekuri Manoj, MD, pediatrician

    HSHS Medical Group’s newest Health Today episode features Deepthi Seekuri Manoj, MD, a pediatrician at HSHS Medical Group Pediatrics in Decatur. According to Dr. Seekuri, “I strongly believe that today’s healthy children are the strong pillars of tomorrow’s healthy community. That’s what brings me so much joy as a pediatrician. I see them when they are born and they develop their personalities and achieve their milestones and then grow into adulthood.”

  • HSHS Medical Group Mt. Zion Opening

    HSHS Medical Group Mt. Zion Opening

    Join us for the Mt. Zion Opening

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Jieun Heo, MD

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Jieun Heo, MD

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Jieun Heo, MD, to their family of providers. Specializing in family medicine, Dr. Heo sees patients at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care at 2901 Old Jacksonville Road in Springfield. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine – Mt. Zion Celebrates New Location

    HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine – Mt. Zion Celebrates New Location

    HSHS Medical Group celebrated a new location for HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine – Mt. Zion with a ribbon cutting and blessing event Monday, September 11. Located at 4965 E. Lost Bridge Road, Decatur, IL, the new, state of the art facility is 12,500 square feet and will open September 18.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Nichole Brockmeyer, FNP-C

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Nichole Brockmeyer, FNP-C

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Nichole Brockmeyer, FNP-C, to their family of providers. Specializing in family medicine, Brockmeyer sees patients at HSHS Medical Group Family & Internal Medicine – Panther Creek at 2801 Mathers Road in Springfield.

  • HSHS Medical Group's Health Today Program Features  Muhammad Islam, MD, Family Medicine Physician

    HSHS Medical Group's Health Today Program Features Muhammad Islam, MD, Family Medicine Physician

    HSHS Medical Group’s newest Health Today episode features Muhammad Islam, MD, family medicine physician at HSHS Medical Group Family Health - Effingham. 

  • HSHS  Medical Group and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese  Reopen  New Baden Clinic

    HSHS Medical Group and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Reopen New Baden Clinic

    HSHS  Medical Group and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese are excited to announce the reopening of their clinic in New Baden, now called HSHS St.  Joseph’s Health Center – New Baden.

  • Health Fair at Meijer

    Health Fair at Meijer

    Join us Saturday, September 16, 11 am - 3 pm for a health fair at Meijer in Springfield, IL.

  • Paul Malcharek, MD, Voted #1 Physician in Belleville News Democrat Readers' Choice Awards

    Paul Malcharek, MD, Voted #1 Physician in Belleville News Democrat Readers' Choice Awards

    Paul Malcharek, MD was voted #1 Physician in the 2017 Belleville News Democrat Readers’ Choice Awards!  

  • HSHS Neuroscience Center Welcomes Two Neurologists

    HSHS Neuroscience Center Welcomes Two Neurologists

    HSHS Neuroscience Center is pleased to welcome Janki Lavingia, MD, and Jigar Mankad, MD, to the community. 

  • HSHS Medical Group’s Health Today Program features  Terese Laughlin, DPM, FACFAS, Podiatric Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group’s Health Today Program features Terese Laughlin, DPM, FACFAS, Podiatric Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group’s newest Health Today episode features Terese Laughlin, DPM, FACFAS, podiatric surgeon at HSHS Medical Group Foot & Ankle Specialists Springfield and Jacksonville. According to Dr. Laughlin, “I enjoy getting people back to the things they enjoy doing in life. I truly believe we are enhancing the lives of patients … and they are enhancing our lives as well. There is nothing more rewarding!”

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes  Mosam Patel, MD, MPH, Family Medicine

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Mosam Patel, MD, MPH, Family Medicine

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Mosam Patel, MD, MPH, to the community. Dr. Patel is a skilled family medicine provider who can care for your entire family.

  • HSHS Holy Family Health Center  Welcomes Aften Wessel, FNP

    HSHS Holy Family Health Center Welcomes Aften Wessel, FNP

    HSHS Holy Family Health Center, affiliated with HSHS Medical Group, is pleased to welcome Aften Wessel, FNP, to their family of providers. Specializing in family medicine, Wessel sees patients of all ages at 101 Healthcare Drive in Greenville, Illinois.

  • Health Today Program Features Paul Malcharek, MD, Internal Medicine Physician

    Health Today Program Features Paul Malcharek, MD, Internal Medicine Physician

    HSHS Medical Group’s newest Health Today episode features Paul Malcharek, MD, Internal Medicine Physician at HSHS Medical Group Family and Internal Medicine Collinsville. Doctor Malcharek has been with HSHS Medical Group for six years. “I chose HSHS Medical Group for a number of reasons, but perhaps the most important is their philosophy of Patient-First Care and treating the patient as a whole person.”

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Gopinathan Nambiar, MD, Pediatrician

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Gopinathan Nambiar, MD, Pediatrician

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Gopinathan Nambiar, MD, to the Springfield community. Dr. Nambiar is a skilled pediatrician who cares for patients from birth to 16 years of age.

  • Manjeshwar Prabhu, MD, offers Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine in Effingham and Clinton

    Manjeshwar Prabhu, MD, offers Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine in Effingham and Clinton

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce Manjeshwar Prabhu, MD, internal, pulmonary and sleep medicine physician now sees patients at two new locations. He will be in Effingham on the first and third Monday of each month at 900 West Temple Avenue, Effingham, IL. Dr. Prabhu also sees patients at 422 West White Street in Clinton.

  • HSHS Medical Group Opens New Clinic in Sherman

    HSHS Medical Group Opens New Clinic in Sherman

    HSHS Medical Group celebrated a new location in Sherman with a ribbon cutting and blessing event Monday, July 17. Opening July 18, the new facility is home to HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine, located at 2806 E. Andrew Road in Sherman. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes  Angela McCormick, FNP-C, and Juliet Oury, FNP-C

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Angela McCormick, FNP-C, and Juliet Oury, FNP-C

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome two family nurse practitioners to HSHS Medical Group Walk-in Clinic inside Meijer in Springfield, IL. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Nitin Kumar, MD, Gastroenterologist

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Nitin Kumar, MD, Gastroenterologist

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Nitin Kumar, MD, to the community. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Breaks Ground for New Medical Building in Chatham

    HSHS Medical Group Breaks Ground for New Medical Building in Chatham

    HSHS Medical Group broke ground Wednesday for a new facility at 125 East Plummer Boulevard in Chatham, IL. Opening this winter, the new 17,000 square foot facility will be home to HSHS Medical Group Family Health, currently located at 345 North Main Street, and HSHS St. John’s TherapyCare, currently located at 1134 Commercial Court. 

  • Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group First in Region to offer Hybrid Closed Loop System for Type 1 Diabetes Patients

    Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group First in Region to offer Hybrid Closed Loop System for Type 1 Diabetes Patients

    The MiniMed® 670G system is the first FDA approved hybrid closed loop system that brings a new level of ‘normal’ to type 1 diabetes patients. Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group is first in the region to offer this latest technology.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Marianne Guthrie, MSN, FNP

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Marianne Guthrie, MSN, FNP

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Marianne Guthrie, MSN, FNP. Guthrie joins Kristina Naseer, MD, at HSHS Medical Group Pain Management, where they both care for patients experiencing problems with acute or chronic pain.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Sarah Poirot, FNP-C

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Sarah Poirot, FNP-C

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Sarah Poirot, FNP-C. Poirot joins Ahmed Radwan, MD, and Amy Buck, C-FNP, at HSHS Medical Group Family & Sports Medicine at 670 Pierce Boulevard in O’Fallon, IL. 

  • HSHS Holy Family Health Center Welcomes  Deanne Perez-Meskil, FNP-C

    HSHS Holy Family Health Center Welcomes Deanne Perez-Meskil, FNP-C

    HSHS Holy Family Health Center is pleased to welcome Deanne Perez-Meskil, FNP-C, to their family of providers. Specializing in family medicine, Perez-Meskil will see patients of all ages at 101 Healthcare Drive in Greenville, Illinois.

  •  HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Mallory Rahar, APN

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Mallory Rahar, APN

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Mallory Rahar, APN, to their family of providers. Specializing in internal medicine, Rahar will see patients at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine & Pediatrics in Forsyth, and HSHS Medical Group Internal Medicine in Blue Mound.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Krystal Gilb, FNP-C

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Krystal Gilb, FNP-C

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Krystal Gilb, FNP-C, at HSHS Medical Group Urology in Belleville.

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Amy Welch, FNP-C

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Amy Welch, FNP-C

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Amy Welch, FNP-C, to their family of providers. Specializing in family medicine, Welch sees patients at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care at 2901 Old Jacksonville Road in Springfield. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Mireille El Hayek, MD

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Mireille El Hayek, MD

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Mireille El Hayek, MD, to their family of providers. Specializing in endocrinology, El Hayek will see patients at Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group in O’Fallon.

  • HSHS Medical Group Opens Walk-In Clinic inside Meijer

    HSHS Medical Group Opens Walk-In Clinic inside Meijer

    ​HSHS Medical Group is excited to announce the opening of a new walk-in clinic inside Meijer. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Rama Poola, MD

    HSHS Medical Group Welcomes Rama Poola, MD

    Dr. Poola joins world-class diabetes team at Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group in Decatur.

  • Manjeshwar Prabhu, MD, joins HSHS Medical Group

    Manjeshwar Prabhu, MD, joins HSHS Medical Group

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce the addition of Manjeshwar Prabhu, MD, internal, pulmonary and sleep medicine physician, to the medical staff. 

  • HSHS Medical Group welcomes New  Family Medicine Physician and Two Nurse Practitioners

    HSHS Medical Group welcomes New Family Medicine Physician and Two Nurse Practitioners

    In partnership with HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital, HSHS Medical Group is pleased to announce the addition of Arnold Agapito, MD, Kristina Berg, MSN, FNP-BC (family nurse practitioner), and Susan Dunlap, MSN, FNP-BC. The three make up HSHS Good Shepherd Family Health.

  • HSHS Medical Group Health Today features  Robert Osipov, MD, General Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group Health Today features Robert Osipov, MD, General Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group’s newest Health Today episode features Robert Osipov, MD, general surgeon at HSHS Medical Group - Surgical Specialists in Litchfield, Illinois. 

  • Colorectal Cancer Increases in Young

    Colorectal Cancer Increases in Young

    HSHS Medical Group’s Elie Chahla, MD, explains diagnosis, treatment and prevention options

  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) brings New Level of Care to Community

    Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) brings New Level of Care to Community

    HSHS Neuroscience Center uses latest technology to target cancer safely, efficiently and accurately.

  • HSHS Medical Group Health Today features  Fred Richardson, Jr., MD, Family Medicine Physician

    HSHS Medical Group Health Today features Fred Richardson, Jr., MD, Family Medicine Physician

    HSHS Medical Group’s newest Health Today episode features Fred Richardson, Jr., MD, family medicine physician at HSHS Medical Group Family Health in Effingham, Illinois. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Health Today features  Kevin McCarthy, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group Health Today features Kevin McCarthy, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group’s newest Health Today episode features Kevin McCarthy, MD, orthopedic surgeon at HSHS Medical Group Orthopedic & Sports Medicine in O’Fallon, Illinois. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Health Today Features Mohammed A. Rahman, DO, Neurosurgeon

    HSHS Medical Group Health Today Features Mohammed A. Rahman, DO, Neurosurgeon

    HSHS Medical Group is pleased to release their newest Health Today episode featuring Mohammed A. Rahman, DO, a neurosurgeon at HSHS Neuroscience Center in Decatur.

  • Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group Recognized for High Quality Care

    Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group Recognized for High Quality Care

    Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group recently underwent an annual review by Joslin Diabetes Center and received a certificate of recognition for meeting high standards of quality and service. 

  • New Family Physician Makes House Calls

    New Family Physician Makes House Calls

    HSHS Medical Group's Fred Richardson, Jr., MD puts the 'family' in family physician.

  • Partial Knee Replacement Helps Patients Regain Active Lifestyle

    Partial Knee Replacement Helps Patients Regain Active Lifestyle

    With hundreds of partial knee replacements performed, HSHS Medical Group's Donald Weimer, MD, brings access and hope to patients with severe knee pain.

  • HSHS Medical Group Health Today Features Kari Jerge, MD, General Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group Health Today Features Kari Jerge, MD, General Surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group’s newest Health Today episode features Kari Jerge, MD, general surgeon at HSHS Medical Group General Surgery in Springfield. 

  • HSHS Medical Group Introduces Health Today Series

    HSHS Medical Group Introduces Health Today Series

    HSHS Medical Group is excited to introduce a video series that features their providers discussing the care they give patients, their specialty, and why they chose to work with HSHS Medical Group. 

  • Is Medicare Advantage the right choice for you?

    Is Medicare Advantage the right choice for you?

    With enhanced benefits, Medicare Advantage allows you to customize a program to fit your needs.  Visit our Medicare Advantage page for more information.     

  • HSHS Medical Group Hosts Biggest Loser Community Challenge

    HSHS Medical Group Hosts Biggest Loser Community Challenge

    Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) kicked off The Biggest Loser Community Challenge Tuesday with live events in Springfield and O’Fallon, Ill. 

  • NBC’s Biggest Loser Finalist Joins HSHS Medical Group

    NBC’s Biggest Loser Finalist Joins HSHS Medical Group

    Biggest Loser Finalist Sonya Jones becomes Health and Wellness Advocate for HSHS Medical Group.

  • HSHS Medical Group Partners with Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard School of Medicine

    HSHS Medical Group Partners with Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard School of Medicine

    Springfield Diabetes & Endocrine Center is now affiliated with Joslin Diabetes Center, the world's leading diabetes research and clinical care organization.

  • New Lower Price and Apps Available for Anytime Care 24/7

    New Lower Price and Apps Available for Anytime Care 24/7

    Anytime Care provides patients with low cost visit with a board-certified medical provider anywhere, at any time.

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