Trauma Team at Memorial

Memorial Medical Center and the Southern Illinois Trauma Center (SITC) surgeons at SIU School of Medicine are dedicated to quality patient care and outcomes. Led by director John Sutyak, MD, EdM, the trauma team is supported by multi-specialty physicians and surgeons from SIU HealthCare, Springfield Clinic and Orthopedic Center of Illinois alongside Memorial Medical Center's Emergency Team.

The Trauma Team is made up of a group of highly skilled medical professionals who work closely together to care for patients. It includes:

  • Surgeons
  • Residents (medical school graduates undergoing training from licensed physicians)
  • Trauma nurses
  • Physician specialists (orthopedists, neurosurgeons and plastic surgeons) and their staff and residents
  • Lab and X-ray technicians
  • Rehabilitation specialists
  • Case managers
  • Nutritionists