Experience The Illini Difference

We’re committed to providing high-quality, excellent care with a compassionate touch for people in our local communities. At Illini, you can expect:

  • Care that focuses on you: We tailor each surgical procedure to the individual’s needs. We get to know you personally beforehand and work with you to develop a plan that’s right for you.
  • Frequent communication: Our nurses will call you before your surgery to explain what to expect and help you prepare for surgery. Your surgeon and certified registered nurse anesthetist speak with you before and after surgery. If you wish, a nurse will keep your family informed of your progress throughout the process.
  • Teams working for you: Everyone on the surgical team, including surgeons, anesthesia staff, nurses and surgical technicians, has the power to speak up when they see room for improvement. This approach means improved safety for you, with the confidence that everyone is looking out for your well-being.

Procedures Available at Illini

Our Surgery Department at Illini Community Hospital is open for business Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with highly skilled professional staff providing our patients with excellent and compassionate care before, during, and after their surgical procedures. Our surgeons, who serve the tri-state area, have years of experience and can be seen through the clinic setting for the following procedures:

Gastrointestinal Procedures
  • Colonoscopy
  • Feeding Tube Insertion
  • Upper Endoscopy
Orthopedic Procedures
  • Ganglion Cyst Excision
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Knee Atrhroscopy
  • Shoulder Arthropy
  • ACL Reconstruction
Podiatry Procedures
  • Bunionectomy
  • Hammer Toe
  • Plantar Fascia Release
  • Toe Amputation
General Surgery Procedures
  • Cyst Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Surgery
  • Lesion Removal
  • Lumpectomy
  • Port Insertion
Laproscopic Non-Invasive Procedures
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Hernia Repair (Adult & Pediatric)
Urology Procedures
  • Cystoscopy
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Ureteral Stent Placement

The Patient Experience at Illini

With any surgical procedure, we understand how important it is to have a nearby hospital with an outstanding reputation. Our dedicated team of professionals provides individualized patient care. Our staff includes experts in surgical specialties who are highly trained through an orientation program, in-service training, and continuing education programs. Our compassionate surgical team is highly skilled and ready to provide you with excellent care.

It is our goal to provide you with excellent service and an excellent patient experience. Illini is dedicated to providing you with individual attention before, during and after your surgery to keep you as comfortable as possible. Please remember, if you have any questions, it’s okay to ask any Illini staff member.


For more information about our surgical services, call (217) 285-2113.