Springfield Clinic Peoria North Knoxville Welcomes Dr. Bethany Bitner
12/5/2022 • 9:12 AM
"From a young age, I knew I wanted to pursue a career in medicine," says Dr. Bitner. "I was always fascinated as a kid with books about hospitals and going to the doctor. I always told my family that I wanted to be a doctor when I grew up."
Springfield Clinic Peoria Welcomes Dr. Reuben Valenzuela
12/5/2022 • 8:12 AM
"After a short time in medical school, I knew I wanted to specialize in neurology." says Dr. Valenzuela.
Navigating Food Allergies & the Holidays: Tips from an Allergist
11/22/2022 • 11:11 AM
Food allergies don't need to cramp your holiday spirit.
Springfield Clinic Named To Newsweek's List of the Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces for 2022
10/24/2022 • 11:10 AM
Springfield Clinic Ranked as 94th Among 100 U.S. Companies Recognized for Employee Sentiment and Satisfaction
Tuition Reimbursement Program with Midwest Technical Institute
10/24/2022 • 9:10 AM
Learn how Springfield Clinic is partnering with Midwest Technical Institute on providing tuition reimbursement for current medical assisting students.
Springfield Clinic Welcomes Dr. Shad Beaty and Dr. Molly Lundy to Springfield Clinic Bloomington-Normal
10/3/2022 • 1:10 PM
Springfield Clinic is excited to announce the opening of a new pediatrics clinic in the Bloomington-Normal community.
What is a Midwife?
9/27/2022 • 2:09 PM
You’re likely familiar with OB-GYNs, but what is a midwife? A certified nurse midwife is an advanced practice nurse with special training in pregnancy, birth and gynecologic care.
Springfield Clinic Certified as a Most Loved Workplace
9/1/2022 • 7:09 AM
Springfield Clinic has become certified as a Most Loved Workplace®, backed by Best Practice Institute (BPI) research and analysis. Most Loved Workplace® validation provides the most comprehensive look at workplace sentiment for organizations today.
Welcome Colleen Silva, MD, to Springfield Clinic Peoria!
8/23/2022 • 9:08 AM
Colleen Silva, MD, is joining Springfield Clinic’s Dermatology Department effective Aug. 29, 2022.
Springfield Clinic’s Endoscopy Unit Recognized
8/15/2022 • 3:08 PM
Springfield Clinic’s Endoscopy unit in our Ambulatory Surgery and Endoscopy Center and Pain Clinic (ASC) was recently accepted into the Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
Springfield Clinic Welcomes Janelle Smith, DO
8/12/2022 • 1:08 PM
In her practice, Dr. Smith will see patients ages 18 years and older with a focus on geriatric care and preventive medicine.
Springfield Clinic Main Campus East: Closed Aug. 12-14
8/3/2022 • 8:08 AM
Springfield Clinic Main Campus East will be closed Aug. 12-14. Find locations nearest you for lab, X-Ray and Urgent Care.
Springfield Clinic Carpenter Welcomes Ahmad Mohamad, MD
8/1/2022 • 9:08 AM
Springfield Clinic welcomes Admad Mohamad, MD, to Springfield Clinic Nephrology Department.
Autism Diagnostic Evaluation (ADOS-2) Offered at SPAC
7/20/2022 • 3:07 PM
Dr. Rukayatu Ibrahim is trained to administer the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule - second edition (ADOS-2), a gold-standard process that helps diagnose autism spectrum disorder as part of a comprehensive assessment.
Dr. McIlwee Named to American College of Mohs Surgery Leadership Program
7/13/2022 • 9:07 AM
Dr. McIlwee is one of only eight physicians to be selected in the United States.
Springfield Clinic Welcomes Runde Clinic
7/1/2022 • 8:07 AM
Springfield Clinic is pleased to announce an affiliation with Runde Clinic in Teutopolis, now named Springfield Clinic Runde.
Better Together: Well-Loved, Local Doctor Wins Prestigious Award and Cites ‘Teamwork’ as Secret to Success
6/23/2022 • 2:06 PM
Diane Hillard-Sembell, MD, a Springfield Clinic Orthopedic surgeon, has spent nearly 30 years fixing what’s visible on the outside. Broken bones, worn-out knees or conditioning injured athletes to once again reach the top of their game. But, it’s what inspires her from within that truly sets her apart—an unwavering commitment to service, a passion for empowering women and her ability to leave a lasting impact almost everywhere she goes.
Previous Experience Optional; Passion for Learning a Must
6/23/2022 • 12:06 PM
Joining Springfield Clinic’s community of caring is now easier than ever. Springfield Clinic has recently rolled out a new clinical role for anyone who has a high school diploma or GED and is interested in a health care profession but with no current experience or training.
Meet our Athletic Trainers for Athletic Trainer Awareness Month | March 2022
6/17/2022 • 8:06 AM
We’re celebrating National Athletic Training Month in the month of March by sharing our appreciation for the hard work our athletic trainers do on and off the field.
Senator Turner Honored by Springfield Clinic & Illinois Rural Health Association
6/10/2022 • 1:06 PM
Rural health leaders gathered on Thursday, June 9th at Springfield Clinic to honor State Senator Doris Turner (D-Springfield) for her work on the successful passage of legislation to allow more health care professionals, who commit to practice in a rural setting, to qualify for a state loan repayment program to help defray the costs of their graduate student loans.
Springfield Clinic Breaking Ground on New State-of-the-Art Pediatrics Building
5/27/2022 • 9:05 AM
New facility will put all Springfield Clinic pediatricians based in Springfield under one roof.
Tips from a Pediatrician: The Formula Shortage
5/23/2022 • 10:05 AM
Formula is becoming increasingly difficult to find as almost half of formula brands are out of stock. We know how frightening it is to be unsure how you are going to feed your baby and wanted to share some tips on keeping your babies nourished, growing, and thriving.
Tips from a Pediatrician: Kids & Teen Mental Health
5/23/2022 • 9:05 AM
It can be difficult to recognize that a child might be struggling with a mental health condition, because children are constantly developing and changing, and the symptoms can be are quite different than those seen in adults with similar problems.
Dr. Tsoraides Participates in Audit & Analysis of National Accreditation Program
5/17/2022 • 2:05 PM
Dr. Steven Tsoraides with Springfield Clinic’s Colon & Rectal Surgery team in Peoria has published an article in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons on the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC).
Ambulatory Surgery Center Ranked #2 in Illinois
5/5/2022 • 3:05 PM
Springfield Clinic's Ambulatory Surgery & Endoscopy Center and Pain Clinic (ASC) was ranked #2 in the state of Illinois and one of the best Ambulatory Surgery Centers in the country by Newsweek.
Springfield Clinic Welcomes University Radiologists to the Team
4/29/2022 • 11:04 AM
Springfield Clinic will now offer radiation oncology services. University Radiologists, a group of five physicians and one advanced practice provider, has joined Springfield Clinic effective, July 1, 2020.
Scott Bilyeu, MD, joins Springfield Clinic Taylorville Family Medicine
3/8/2022 • 11:03 AM
Scott Bilyeu, MD, has joined Springfield Clinic's Family Medicine Department.
Enhancing Your Overall Patient Experience | Springfield Clinic Upgrades HSHS St. John’s Pavilion
3/3/2022 • 2:03 PM
This modern, beautifully designed space will enhance patients’ visits and bring multiple service lines into one location.
Springfield Clinic Welcomes Memorial Physician Services - Women's Healthcare to the Team
3/1/2022 • 1:03 PM
Memorial Physician Services – Women’s Healthcare, a highly-regarded obstetrics and gynecology group, is now a part of Springfield Clinic's Center for Women's Health.
Springfield Clinic Jacksonville Expansion Opens
1/31/2022 • 2:01 PM
A 36,000-square-foot addition to a two-story medical office building on the Jacksonville Memorial Hospital campus has been completed as of Jan. 17 and is now open for use.
Asthma—Don’t settle for living at a lower level!
1/28/2022 • 2:01 PM
Do you need your quick-relief inhaler more than once or twice a week? Do you avoid sports or exercise because of breathing problems? Do you miss work or school due to asthma?...
Introducing Springfield Clinic Peoria Allergy and Asthma
12/29/2021 • 1:12 PM
We are pleased to announce an affiliation with Allergy and Asthma of Illinois in order to offer expanded allergy, asthma and immunology services in the Peoria area.
Springfield Clinic Expands Pediatric Services in Morton
11/4/2021 • 5:11 PM
Springfield Clinic is welcoming two new pediatricians to the Springfield Clinic team and opening a new location in Morton, Ill.
Three Surgeons Join Springfield Clinic from UnityPoint Health in Peoria and Pekin
8/11/2021 • 8:08 AM
Springfield Clinic is welcoming Dr. Farnaz Moazzam, Dr. Jayaraj Salimath and Dr. Jeffrey Williamson to the General Surgery and Colon & Rectal Surgery teams this month.
Optical Centre Moves West and New Options for Optometry Care
7/12/2021 • 8:07 AM
Springfield Clinic’s west side Optical Centre location has moved further west to become Springfield Clinic Optical Centre West Wabash, located at 4525 West Wabash Ave., Suite B in Springfield. A new Eye Institute provider, Dr. Robert Smith, is seeing patients at this new location for optometry needs.
Sleep Disorders Center Moves to Main Campus West Lower Level
7/12/2021 • 8:07 AM
Springfield Clinic’s Sleep Disorders Center, a full-service sleep treatment service and CPAP Shop is temporarily closing July 12, 2021, to move from Main Campus East to the lower level at Main Campus West across Sixth Street.
An Unbreakable Spirit
6/10/2021 • 12:06 AM
A patient’s story about overcoming adversity, receiving life-changing care and living life to the fullest.
26 Radiologists Join Springfield Clinic to Expand Services
5/10/2021 • 1:05 PM
Springfield Clinic Radiology will include 26 radiologists and two advanced practice providers who will provide services to Springfield Clinic patients as well as patients of Memorial Medical Center, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Taylorville Memorial Hospital and Passavant Area Hospital.
Vaishali Patel, DO, Joins Springfield Clinic Peoria
4/21/2021 • 1:04 PM
Vaishali Patel, DO, has joined the general surgery team at Springfield Clinic Peoria. Dr. Patel specializes in breast surgical oncology and is also training in breastfeeding medicine.
Partnership between UnityPoint Health - Central Illinois and Springfield Clinic
4/12/2021 • 8:04 AM
Springfield Clinic and UnityPoint Health – Central Illinois are proud to announce an official clinical collaboration agreement between the two health systems in the Peoria region, which includes UnityPoint Health’s three Central Illinois hospitals and Springfield Clinic’s two Peoria locations.
Urgent Care Wabash Moving Out West on Wabash
4/7/2021 • 11:04 PM
Springfield Clinic Urgent Care West has moved to a new, convenient location to make urgent care easily accessible and even more convenient on the west side of town.
Introducing Springfield Clinic Decatur Pediatrics
3/9/2021 • 8:03 AM
We are pleased to announce an affiliation with B&B Pediatrics in order to offer expanded pediatric services in the Decatur area.
New Provider Joins Springfield Clinic Peoria Proctor
3/1/2021 • 1:03 PM
George Gilbert, MD, has joined Springfield Clinic Peoria as a family medicine physician serving central Illinois patients.
Prioritize Mental Health in 2021
2/12/2021 • 1:02 PM
Springfield Clinic adult and geriatric psychiatrist Dr. Seetal Kakumani weighs in on five ways to stay in the right frame of mind in 2021.
New Provider Joins Springfield Clinic Peoria
1/21/2021 • 1:01 PM
Xochitl Garcia, MD, FACOG, will soon provide obstetrics & gynecological services to central Illinois patients as part of Springfield Clinic Peoria.
Infectious Disease Expert Dr. Steven O'Marro Named 2020 Eveloff Award Winner
1/14/2021 • 1:01 PM
We are proud to announce that the A. Raymond Eveloff Award for 2020 has been awarded to Dr. Steven O’Marro for above and beyond leadership and service during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sherman Rehab Services Relocated to More Centralized Location
1/4/2021 • 1:01 PM
Springfield Clinic Sherman Rehabilitation Services recently relocated to 129 Illini Blvd. from The Villas Senior Care Community. The move was effective, Dec. 29, and providers have already begun to treat patients.
Springfield Clinic Welcomes New Urology Specialists in Decatur
1/4/2021 • 9:01 AM
Springfield Clinic is pleased to welcome two new urology specialists to the team at a new location in Decatur at HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital on East Lake Shore Drive.
Springfield Clinic Effingham Now Offering Drive-Up Lab Services
11/16/2020 • 1:11 PM
Springfield Clinic Effingham, located at 300 N. Maple Street, is now offering routine lab services by appointment through a drive-up lab
Downtown Drive-Up Lab Location Relocating from 7th Street to 6th Street
10/26/2020 • 1:10 PM
Springfield Clinic’s downtown drive-up lab (currently at 1227 S. 7th Street) has relocated to 701 South 6th street and is open starting Oct. 26.
Springfield Clinic Peoria Welcomes Tyler Evans, MD
10/15/2020 • 1:10 PM
A new highly trained plastic surgeon and hand and upper extremity specialist is joining the Springfield Clinic Peoria team this month.
Calvin Moy, MD, Joins Springfield Clinic Family Medicine
10/5/2020 • 12:10 AM
Springfield Clinic Wabash is welcoming a new family medicine physician this month.
Jac Cooper, MD, Joins Springfield Clinic Colon & Rectal Surgery
9/18/2020 • 1:09 PM
The Springfield Clinic Colon & Rectal Surgery team is welcoming a new surgeon this month.
Springfield Clinic Orthopedics Team Expands in Springfield, Jacksonville & Lincoln
9/16/2020 • 2:09 PM
Springfield Clinic is welcoming three new physicians to the Orthopedics team over the next several weeks.
Springfield Clinic Opens New West Side Drive-Up Lab Location
9/14/2020 • 1:09 PM
Springfield Clinic announced today the opening of a second drive-up lab site located on the west side of Springfield.
Ashley Rossi, MD, Joins Springfield Clinic Sherman
9/14/2020 • 12:09 AM
Ashley Rossi, MD, will provide internal medicine care with the Springfield Clinic Sherman primary care team starting this month.
Greg Maurer, MD, Joins Springfield Clinic Urology
9/2/2020 • 1:09 PM
The Springfield Clinic Urology team is welcoming a new surgeon this month.
Springfield Clinic Announces New Outreach Services in Partnership with SHG & AthletiCare
8/24/2020 • 1:08 PM
Springfield Clinic Sports Medicine announced today a new collaboration with Sacred Heart-Griffin High School (SHG) and HSHS St. John’s Hospital AthletiCare.
Jeave Reserva, MD, Joins Springfield Clinic Dermatology
8/18/2020 • 1:08 PM
Springfield Clinic’s Dermatology Department is welcoming a new physician to their team this month.
Rukayatu Ibrahim, MD, Joins Springfield Clinic Pediatrics
8/18/2020 • 1:08 PM
Springfield Clinic’s Pediatrics team is welcoming a new physician this month.
Lyndsey Heise, MD, Joins Springfield Clinic Infectious Diseases & Travel Medicine
8/17/2020 • 8:08 AM
Springfield Clinic’s Infectious Diseases team is welcoming a new physician this month.
Maureen O'Marro, DO, Joins Springfield Clinic Neurology
8/10/2020 • 10:08 AM
Springfield Clinic’s Neurology team is excited to welcome a new physician this month.
Mosam Patel, MD, MPH, Joins Springfield Clinic Family Medicine
8/5/2020 • 1:08 PM
Springfield Clinic Jacksonville is welcoming a new family medicine specialist this month.
Interventional Cardiologist Maryna Popp, DO, Joins Springfield Clinic Cardiology
8/4/2020 • 1:08 PM
Springfield Clinic Cardiology is welcoming a new specialist this month with expertise in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology.
Peoria Surgical Group Affiliates with Springfield Clinic
7/29/2020 • 1:07 PM
Springfield Clinic is happy to announce a new affiliation in Peoria, Ill., with Peoria Surgical Group, Ltd (PSG), a well-established, locally owned and operated surgical practice.
Springfield Clinic Opens MOHA Location in Decatur
5/29/2020 • 1:05 PM
Springfield Clinic is opening a new Midwest Occupational Health Associates (MOHA) location in Decatur, Ill. on June 1, 2020.
Celebrating the Work of Springfield Clinic Research
5/20/2020 • 1:05 AM
In honor of National Clinical Trials Day today, we would like to celebrate the work of our very own Springfield Clinic Clinical Research Department.
Drive-up Labs for Routine Lab Work Available at Springfield Clinic Locations
4/21/2020 • 2:04 PM
Drive-up sites to do lab tests for routine lab work will be available at a number of Springfield Clinic locations.
Drive-up Labs Help Highlight Springfield Clinic Laboratory's Essential Work
3/23/2020 • 1:03 PM
Medical Laboratory Professionals Week 2020
Jen Boyer: Following Opportunities at Work and in Life
3/9/2020 • 1:03 PM
Jennifer “Jen” Boyer, BSN, MBA found her love for patients and health care during grade school when she volunteered at a local hospital. This passion has continued to grow with each step of her career, from nursing school to today as she serves as a vice president of operations at Springfield Clinic.
Springfield Clinic Altamont Transitions to HSHS Medical Group
3/1/2020 • 1:03 PM
The medical team at Springfield Clinic Altamont will transition to HSHS Medical Group on March 1, 2020.
Bridget McIlwee, DO, Joins Springfield Clinic Dermatology
1/13/2020 • 9:01 AM
Springfield Clinic’s Dermatology Department is welcoming a new, highly specialized physician to their team this month.
New Valet Service Now Available at Springfield Clinic 1st - 800 Building
1/9/2020 • 1:01 PM
Patients with appointments in the Springfield Clinic 1st – 800 Building can now make use of a valet parking service at the front door provided by Memorial Medical Center Valet Services.
Abigail Cochran, MD, Joins Springfield Clinic's Center for Plastic Surgery
12/16/2019 • 12:12 AM
Springfield Clinic’s Center for Plastic Surgery is welcoming a new surgeon to their team this month.
Implantable Eversense Continuous Glucose Monitor Available at Springfield Clinic's Diabetes Wellness Center
12/6/2019 • 8:12 AM
Recent developments in glucose monitoring have proven to be beneficial to people with diabetes. Gone are the days of four finger pricks each day; now, patients can wear devices that take regular glucose readings 24/7. These continuous glucose monitors take a sequence of blood sugar checks and even provide blood sugar trends that help predict high or low blood sugar before it happens.