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Cardiologist Joins SIU Med School

July 29, 2016

Abhishek K. Kulkarni, MD, has joined the faculty of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an assistant professor in the Division of Cardiology. He is also a member of SIU HealthCare, the School’s group practice. 

SIU Family Medicine Recognized for Diabetes Education

July 15, 2016

Program empowers patients The Department of Family and Community Medicine at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine has been awarded recognition from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for its diabetes self-management education program.

Illini Community Hospital Unveils Telehealth Services

July 1, 2016

Videoconferencing technology provides convenient, specialized care

SIU, Passavant Area Hospital, Morgan County Health Department to Open Family Medicine Clinic

May 18, 2016

A new family medicine clinic slated to open this summer will mean easier access to primary care for residents of Morgan County.

SIU expands Telehealth Clinics at Franklin Hospital

April 27, 2016

Videoconferencing technology provides convenient, specialized care Patients in the Franklin County area now have a new way to see the doctor: telehealth.

New Treatment Offers Outpatient Option for Enlarged Prostate

April 11, 2016

A new medical procedure is now available in central Illinois for treating a common male malady. Water vapor therapy can be done in an outpatient setting to treat Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH), or an enlarged prostate.

Breast Center at Simmons Cancer Institute Earns 100 Percent Rating

March 15, 2016

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) has rated the Breast Center at Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield as 100 percent compliant on all 27 evaluation standards for accreditation used by the NAPBC.

SCI Clinical Trial to Test Melanoma Vaccine

February 11, 2016

Patients who have been diagnosed with Stage II or III melanoma and have had surgery may be eligible to participate in a new clinical trial at Simmons Cancer Institute at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. The clinical trial is studying the effectiveness of a vaccine for melanoma.

Simmons Cancer Institute Providing Cancer Care in Litchfield

January 14, 2016

A new partnership between Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield and Litchfield Oncology Institute will expand area cancer patients’ access to cancer care.

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