Dr. Daugherty flexes the banked hand

Innovative technique saves farmer's hand

Reconstructive surgeon Tim Daugherty saved a farmer's hand through "ectopic banking," a first in the Midwest.
Dr. Bradley Schwartz

Vala family, Memorial Health gift $2M to create endowment at SIU

Local business owners and philanthropists Frank and Linda Vala have established an endowed chair to support research and training in urology at SIU School of Medicine.
A microscope view of a skin diagram

Skin Engineering

Within an operating room, surgeons sometimes notice little things that they wish they could do better. A change that could improve the medical outcome or the patient’s post-op convalescence is not to be ignored.
Decatur medical office building

Institute for Plastic Surgery opens office in Decatur

The Institute for Plastic Surgery has partnered with Decatur Memorial Hospital to expand its services to Macon County and the surrounding area. Plastic and reconstructive surgeon Michael Rueubhausen