When emergencies happen, you want surgeons and nursing teams who
have years of experience working together. The
Southern Illinois Trauma
(SITC) at Memorial is the only Level 1 Trauma center
in the region that offers a team of surgeons, nurses and support staff who live
and work in central Illinois. The SITC at Memorial cares for 1,200 injured
patients each year from an 18-county service area.
The Trauma team works with Memorial’s Emergency Department. With
more trauma-certified nurses than any other hospital in the region, Memorial’s
Emergency nurses are trained specifically to help treat the worst injuries.
Our Trauma surgeons have been working with specialists from SIU,
Springfield Clinic and the Orthopedic Center of Illinois for 15 years. They
collaborate to offer patients outstanding care from an established network of
local physicians and surgeons.
You have a choice for trauma care. Choose the only experienced
Trauma team in central Illinois. Choose the SITC at Memorial.