Carbondale enjoys the support of many primary health providers and great trauma centers. Memorial Hospital of Carbondale is the flagship hospital for SIH and a regional referral center for the 16 counties southern Illinois region. Physicians in over 45 specialties bring expertise and new procedures to the area.
The Center for Medical Arts, formerly Carbondale Clinic, is a multi-disciplinary healthcare facility serving the residents of southern Illinois. Primary care services include family medicine, internal medicine, and pediatrics. The Center also provides access to specialty care services such as general surgery, gastroenterology, and infectious disease.
Prairie Heart Institute
The Prairie Heart Institute of Springfield occupies a location on the block at Carbondale Memorial Hospital. Prairie's mission was created from this simple motto: "To optimally serve our patients and their physicians in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease with compassion and dignity, assurance of quality, research, and education."
Doctors trained at premier medical institutions come from around the world to practice at Prairie. And patients come from the Midwest to experience the Prairie difference. Prairie physicians at Prairie Cardiovascular are nationally recognized as leaders in cardiovascular care. More heart patients are cared for by Prairie than any other program in Illinois. Prairie is a national leader in innovating and developing new diagnostic and treatment procedures and continues to advance medicine with a very active research program.