The goal of the Nursing Department is to provide excellent care to patients and families, with the best staff, in the safest environment. Your care, comfort, and privacy are our primary concerns. Our team of physicians and nurses provide quality care in a compassionate and respectful environment. We consider you a partner in your care and want you to be informed about your treatment.
Cancer Care & Infusion Clinic at Pinckneyville Community Hospital is an outpatient clinic that provides comprehensive medical care to people with cancer and blood disorders. Patients needing infusions and injections for non-cancer-related conditions are also treated in the Cancer Care & Infusion Clinic.
We strive to give patients the confidence they need to manage their disease and treatment options, through personal attention and compassionate care in order to continue to enjoy their quality of life.
A cardiologist is a doctor with special training and skill in finding, treating and preventing diseases of the heart and blood vessels. From high cholesterol to high blood pressure, aneurysms to arrhythmia, chest pain to cardiac care, these experts are prepared to stand by your side throughout your journey towards a healthy heart.
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) is a condition in which the heart muscle is weakened. The heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the body's needs.
The Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Clinic at Pinckneyville Community Hospital is an education and treatment program designed to help patients control their disease. Heart failure management is a team effort making you and your provider the key players on the team. Our staff will work closely with your provider to keep them fully apprised of your progress.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) encompasses a group of lung diseases, most commonly emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Emphysema damages the air sacs and causes the lungs to be hyperinflated, while chronic bronchitis causes plugging and narrowing of the airways.
The COPD Clinic is an education and treatment program designed to help patients control their disease. Lung disease management is a team effort making you and your provider the key players on the team. Our staff will work closely with your provider to keep them fully apprised of your progress.
The Emergency Department at Pinckneyville Community Hospital is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by physicians contracted through EmCare. The highly trained, registered nurses who work in the Emergency Department receive additional courses in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Trauma Nurse Training. The ancillary support services at Pinckneyville Community Hospital are ready to act in emergency. Technicians in both our Laboratory and Imaging Department's are staffed around the clock in the case of emergencies.
Endocrinology is the study of medicine that relates to the endocrine system, which is the system that controls hormones. Endocrinologists are specially trained physicians who diagnose diseases related to the glands. Because these doctors specialize in these conditions, which can be complex and have hard-to-spot symptoms, an endocrinologist is your best advocate when dealing with hormonal issues.
Ophthamologists diagnose and treat eye diseases, including vision loss, detached retinas, cataracts and glaucoma. They perform laser retina surgery, refractive surgery and lens replacement operations.
The Family Medical Center, located within the Pinckneyville Community Hospital, is here to treat you and your family. From routine preventative care to chronic health conditions and minor emergencies, our dedicated healthcare providers are here to ensure that you receive the very best care and advice available. Services include Family Care, Pediatric Care, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Laboratory Testing, Physical Exams, Immunizations, Care Coordination, Pain Management, Women’s Health and Medicare Wellness Visits.
Family practice doctors provide care to people of all ages. These generalists treat chronic conditions, evaluate symptoms, offer preventative care, and let people know when they need to see a specialist.
Keeping your health and fitness in check is an important key to your overall wellness. Whether you want to lose weight, train for a race, tone your muscles, regain strength, increase flexibility or maintain - we have something for you!
We offer group exercise classes and training to help keep you motivated on your journey to wellness. Some of these classes are included in your membership, while others have a minimal fee.
At Pinckneyville Community Hospital our goal is to provide you with surgical care in a patient centered environment that allows for a pleasant surgical experience close to home. Dr. Marie Gorski, Board Certified General Surgeon, has extensive experience in all general surgery cases. Her services include appendectomy, colonoscopy, gall bladder, mediport, endoscopy, hernia repair, lymph node biopsy and more.
The Healthy Bone Clinic provides the most comprehensive orthopaedic bone health care including osteoporosis screening, diagnosis, treatment and education.
A Nurse Practitioner Hospitalist is a Family Nurse Practitioner, whose practice is dedicated exclusively to providing care to patients while they are in the hospital. This means that the hospitalist can focus all of his or her attention on the patients who are hospitalized and be more readily available to these patients than a doctor who spends much of their time in an office setting.
Our Imaging Department is a full-service imaging center. With our equipment and trained staff, we are capable of doing almost all imaging needs. We offer General Radiology, Computed Tomography (CT), Mammography, Bone Densitometry (DEXA), Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasounds and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
We're here for emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Scheduled exams are available Monday-Friday, 6:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m
Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of internal diseases. Internal medicine physicians apply scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to treat and care for adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness.
The laboratory at Pinckneyville Community Hospital is accredited by the College of American Pathologists, the Gold Standard of laboratory accreditation agencies. The laboratory is a full-service clini
The Annual Wellness Visit may seem like a small thing, but it will help you take control of your health care. If you take full advantage of wellness visits, coupled with preventive care, it may mean the difference between sickness and health.
Nephrologists are medical professionals who diagnose, treat, and manage acute and chronic kidney problems and diseases. They also treat associated issues like high blood pressure, fluid retention, and electrolyte and mineral imbalances. In addition, these specialists are in charge of kidney dialysis treatment — both hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis — and kidney transplants and their follow-up care.
Neurology is the branch of medicine that deals with anatomy, functions, and disorders of the nervous system and nerves in general.
Our providers can offer a broad range of gynecologic care throughout all stages of life. We would like for you to begin care with us as a young adult for well woman exams, birth control needs, menstruation issues, pap tests and any female problems you may endure.
Oncology is a branch of medicine that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. It includes medical oncology (the use of chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and other drugs to treat cancer), radiation oncology (the use of radiation therapy to treat cancer), and surgical oncology (the use of surgery and other procedures to treat cancer).
Orthopedics & sports medicine doctors treat a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions. By working as a team, we offer comprehensive care, including minimally invasive surgery, steroid injections, bracing and casting, and more.
The Family Medical Center offers comprehensive medical care for all ages. Dr. Andrew Forbes, a Board Certified Pediatrician, is trained to diagnose and treat illnesses in infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Dr. Forbes provides medical care from well child visits to ear infections and even minor injuries. As children grow, a pediatrician ensures that they are achieving important milestones in growth, behavior and skills.
Podiatrists specialize in medical and surgical care of the foot and ankle. Some common conditions we treat are bunions, heel pain/plantar fasciitis, hammertoes, toenail fungus, achilles tendonitis, ankle injuries, neuropathy and ingrown nails. We also specialize in foot care for diabetics and custom foot orthotics.
The Respiratory Therapy Department at Pinckneyville Community Hospital provides treatment and care to individuals that suffer with breathing or other cardiopulmonary disorders. This includes conditions such as Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency, Asthma, Bronchiectasis, Bronchitis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Cough, Cystic Fibrosis (CF), Emphysema, Interstitial Lung Disease, Lung Cancer, Pleural Effusion, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Pulmonary Hypertension, Reactive Airway Disease, Respiratory Failure, Restrictive Lung Disease, Sarcoidosis and Shortness of Breath.
Rheumatology is the subspecialty of Internal Medicine which deals with the diagnosis and management of arthritis and autoimmune diseases, some of which affect other tissues of the body besides the joints. We also specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis, lupus, gout, bursitis, tendonitis, and other connective tissue disorders.
The issues affecting seniors are uniquely challenging. Declining physical ability, loss of loved ones, and isolation can lead to depression, anxiety, and other issues. Problems like these are normal at any age.
Senior Life Solutions treatment fosters true healing. Our goal is to help patients safely return to their optimal style of living. Allow us to partner with you in making the future brighter for you and your loved one. Hope is just around the corner.
Pinckneyville Community Hospital partners with Clayton Sleep Institute (CSI) to provide expert, complete medical care for all sleep disorders and sleep health. Clayton Sleep Institute has the experience and the expertise to address your sleep health issues with the utmost care. A sleep study at Pinckneyville Community Hospital may be performed to diagnose and treat all sleep disorders. In addition to in-clinic testing, CSI is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine to perform Home Sleep Tests to screen for obstructive sleep apnea.
Pinckneyville Community Hospital Specialty & Outpatient Clinics are an outpatient service in which healthcare specialists provide diagnostic evaluation, treatment, and/or management of health conditions not generally part of family practice care.
Orthopaedic specialists at the OCSI Sports Medicine Program are leaders in the field, employing the latest non-surgical techniques to facilitate a speedy recovery and the latest arthroscopic surgical innovations when necessary. Our experts will keep young athletes healthy, optimize performance and get them back on the field sooner after injury.
The Swing Bed (Transitional Care) Program at Pinckneyville Community Hospital is a program that allows patients to transition from acute medical care to home. This means when the patient’s condition no longer requires hospitalization, but he or she still needs rehabilitation or skilled nursing, the patient can stay at Pinckneyville Community Hospital.
Transitional Care allows patients return to Pinckneyville more quickly, while still receiving the appropriate level of care until they return to their home.
Pinckneyville Community Hospital, in partnership with SIU HealthCare, supplements traditional face-to-face visits with the convenience of accessing specialty care virtually, so you can stay close to home.
Pinckneyville Community Hospital has partnered with SIU to provide a trained, on-site clinical team to help you during a telehealth visit which ensures diagnostic and treatment accuracy. With access to your electronic health record, our team of specialists delivers safe, high-quality care you've come to expect.
Whether you need occupational, physical, or speech therapy services, Pinckneyville Community Hospital can meet your needs. We provide top-notch, one on one, outpatient therapy services at the Wellness Center, located on the Hospital’s campus. The Wellness Center offers a full array of therapy and fitness equipment along with a heated pool to maximize your progress. Our variety of services include aquatic therapy, manual therapy, modalities, traction, hand therapy, pediatric therapy, work rehab, and FCE, speech, language, and cognition therapy. With our friendly, highly qualified staff and our fantastic facilities, we are able to help each patient achieve their full functional potential.
If you suffer from a chronic or non-healing wound, ask your physician about a referral to our wound clinic, or contact us directly for an assessment. If you are a candidate for this outpatient program.
Our treatment plans are designed to complement the care your own physician provides, ensuring that your health care team is always working together to provide the treatment that's right for you.