St. Mary's Good Samaritan Medical Group- Centralia
St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Medical Group is made up of 40 physicians and 10 mid-level practitioners. As a division of St. Mary’s Good Samaritan, we support affiliated hospitals in Mt. Vernon and Centralia and work collaboratively with other community hospitals in the region.
Our Vision: St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Medical Group will deliver exceptional patient care and become the area’s provider of choice for multi-specialty services. Health care services will be delivered with a positive attitude in branded facilities using exceptional clinical and operational standards. Patients and family members will have a consistent, positive, quality experience while in our care. We strive to be fiscally responsible and serve as a referral source to St. Mary’s Good Samaritan specialists who share our vision.
St. Mary's Good Samaritan Medical Group is affiliated with St. Mary’s Good Samaritan, Inc a non-profit organization serving 250,000 people in 9 counties. It is one of the largest health care organizations in southern Illinois. A Sisters of St. Mary Healthcare Hospital (SSM) and the first-ever healthcare winner of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, St. Mary’s is a 180-bed, tertiary care hospital committed to continuous quality improvement, patient care and safety, customer satisfaction and financial performance.
Centralia, Illinois offers the opportunity to live in a small, family-oriented town and still have the amenities of a larger urban area. You and your family will enjoy affordable luxury housing with large yards, or acreage, if desired, as well as favorable real estate taxes, and quality schools to choose from in the area. Near Centralia you will also find award-winning healthcare facilities, eight universities and colleges, more than 60 restaurants, including incredible one-of-a-kind fine dining, high quality spas and salons, ample retail and specialty shops, and you will still be just one hour from St. Louis.
Residents of Centralia enjoy utilizing the Carlyle Lake Recreation Area. Carlyle Lake is the largest manmade lake within Illinois with more than 26,000 acres of water and 11,000 acres of land. Carlyle Lake offers tremendous recreational opportunities. Regardless of your tastes, Carlyle Lake has something for you. Carlyle Lake is known as one of the top waterfowl hunting areas in the state. Birdwatchers can view ducks, geese, bald eagles, ospreys, cormorants, and great blue herons, as well as numerous species of shorebirds and songbirds. Carlyle Lake is also well known to sailors as one of the best and most challenging lakes for sailboats. The lake was host for the 1994 U.S. Olympic Festival Sailing Competition. There are sailing races almost every weekend through the summer. Boats and watercraft of all types are suitable for use on the lake. There's swimming beaches, camping areas, including two state parks, golf courses, great restaurants, and the kind of friendly hospitality that's a prize catch indeed.