What’s New at SIH

See the Electrical Masters of the Heart

November 5th, 2014:

A little over a year ago, Prairie Heart Institute Southern Illinois Healthcare developed a new cardiac electrophysiology (EP) program at Memorial Hospital. The service is for patients with pump issues causing diseases such as, atrial fibrillation (quivering disorganization of the heart rhythm), tachycardia (fast heart beat) and bradycardia (slow heart beat) among others. The EP… Read more

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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

October 30th, 2014:

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month begins in November. Many people may have heard of Pancreatic Cancer but during this awareness month, Surgical Oncologist, Suven Shankar, MD, urges you to help raise awareness by educating yourself, educating others and getting involved. What is pancreatic cancer? Pancreatic cancer is the 8th most common malignancy and the fifth leading… Read more

New Life Milestone

October 27th, 2014:

In February of 2009, the first Gastric Bypass surgery was conducted at New Life Weight Loss Center. Five short years later, they have surpassed 1000 weight loss surgeries and have become the only Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) in the territory between Poplar Bluff, MO and Louisville, KY. Not only… Read more