Health Care

Memorial Hospital of Carbondale / Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH)

Memorial Hospital of Carbondale is Southern Illinois Healthcare's flagship hospital (SIH) hospital and a regional referral center for the 16-county southern Illinois region. Memorial paves the way to bring big city medicine home. Physicians in nearly 45 different specialties practice here, bringing expertise and new procedures but successfully tailoring them to the particular needs of a rural setting. 

Programs & Services

  • 162-bed tertiary care hospital
  • Level II Trauma Center
  • Southern Illinois' largest and most spacious birthing center with Level II Plus Special Care Nursery
  • Only dedicated pediatric unit in the region
  • The core hospital for SIH's comprehensive regional heart program, Prairie Heart Institute
  • High-level surgical capabilities, including da Vinci technology
  • Affiliated with SIU School of Medicine through its Family Practice Residency Program
  • Neuroscience program including neurosurgery and the region's only Primary Stroke Center
  • Accredited by the Commission on Cancer for comprehensive cancer treatment