Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois
About Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois
Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois is the region’s premier source, and largest provider of comprehensive musculoskeletal services. Whether surgically or non-surgically, we care for patients in the Southern Illinois area with a wide variety of bone, muscle and joint problems. When you choose our team of physicians at OISI, you can be assured that each has advanced specialty training enabling each surgeon to evaluate and treat patients with the most modern techniques and information available.
OISI provides care for every subspecialty area of orthopedics including total joint reconstruction, shoulder and knee, hand and wrist, foot and ankle, sports medicine/arthroscopy, spine/back and neck, and general orthopedics. At OISI, the physician support staff is made up of dedicated professionals who work together to provide you with exceptional care and return you to your normal activities as soon as medically possible.
Along with our specialty clinics and urgent care clinic, our orthopedic-specific surgery center is staffed with hand-picked professionals. The fact that we perform only orthopedic procedures has allowed our surgical team to become experts in the field. The level of care and service is unsurpassed in the region. At OISI, our patients consistently provide us with the highest marks in patient satisfaction and medical experience.
About Southern Illinois
You will be living in beautiful southern Illinois, a hidden treasure in America’s heartland. The region is bounded by the Ohio and Mississippi rivers and dotted with accessible lakes nestled in the great hardwoods in the hills of the Shawnee National Forest. The area is rich with state parks, including famous Giant City State Park and Lodge, Garden of the Gods and Little Grand Canyon.
There is boating and sailing, fishing, hiking and rock climbing, winding horse trails, and miles of cycling paths. You can also tee up at over 25 golf-courses or take a trip on the southern Illinois wine trail where you can visit dozens of wineries and bed and breakfasts. Music festivals and local fairs are numerous and there are many historical attractions, unique shops and towns, and fine restaurants with local and international cuisine.
Home of Southern Illinois University
SIU, located in Carbondale, is a public research university, with a medical school, law school and business school. The Southern Illinois Salukis participate at the Division I level of intercollegiate athletics. SIU also offers a full schedule of theater, live music, opera and other events at historic Shryock Auditorium and modern McLeod Theater. Students come from all 50 states, and from over 100 countries. SIU is ranked in the top 5% of all US higher education institutions for research.
John A. Logan Community College is just 10 miles from SIU and currently has the lowest in-district tuition and mandatory fees rates in the state. It also offers many educational and cultural activities for the community.
Local shopping includes many quality, national stores and, in southern Illinois, you are only two hours from St. Louis, three hours from Nashville or Memphis and five hours from Chicago. It is also a great area for your children with exceptional schools, many of them newly built with above-average student assessment scores.
Climate is mild, with an extended and vibrant fall season, mild winters, and long, warm Spring seasons. Average rainfall is 47.21 inches, snowfall 11 inches, low temperature averages 44.9 degrees and high temperatures average 67.5 degrees.
All of this quality lifestyle comes at a very pleasant cost. One may purchase a new home with a mortgage that is less than the rent of an apartment in most major cities. The average three-bedroom home costs $200,000.