Springfield Physicians And Advanced Practice Providers

Prairie Heart Institute

Memorial Hospital Associates

Memorial Hospital Associates
402 S. Adams St.
Carthage, IL 62321
217-357-6576

Madhu Dukkipati, M.D.

McDonough District Hospital

Sarah Culbertson Memorial Hospital

Havana Medical Associates (Mason District Hospital Campus)

Lincoln Family Medical Center

Dr. John Warner Hospital

Illini Community Hospital

Thomas H. Boyd Memorial Hospital

Passavant Area Hospital

Carlinville Area Hospital

Macoupin Family Practice Centers

Community Memorial Hospital

Greenville Regional Specialty Clinic

St. Francis Hospital

Pana Community Hospital

Hillsboro Area Hospital

Shelby Memorial Hospital

Fayette County Hospital

Frank V. Aguirre, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Interventional
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Jacksonville, Lincoln

“Having graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, I consider it a great privilege to return to Springfield to practice medicine. I’m grateful to provide quality and compassionate care to the people of this community.”

Ashraf Al-Dadah, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Interventional/Peripheral Vascular
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Shelbyville

“My passion is to educate and empower patients about their health. By assimilating the most advanced cardiovascular research, technology and innovation, I can provide creative and compassionate patient centered care. Together, we will ensure that my patients are living life to the fullest..”

Manjula V. Burri, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Advanced Echocardiography/Valvular Heart Disease/Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization/Nuclear Cardiology
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Pittsfield

“Research shows that good doctor-patient communication makes a difference not only in patient satisfaction but also in actual health outcomes! I strongly believe in educating my patients to become my partner in managing their health.”

Alfred J. Casillan, M.D., Ph.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic:

“I approach each patient in a thoughtful, thorough, and compassionate manner. I feel very fortunate to be part of an innovative team that provides state-of-the-art cardiac treatment to the patients of central and southern Illinois.”

Shobashalini Chokkalingam, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Echo/Nuclear
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Lincoln, Macomb

“I strive to deliver state-of-the-art cardiac care with kindness. Connecting with patients, involving family members and implementing the most up-to-date advances in medicine and technology are all key to the delivery of excellent care. I am fortunate to interact with patients for their care, and feel priveleged to deliver care with compassion through my profession.”

Jeffrey P. Christy, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: NA

“Strive for perfection in everything. Take the best that exists and make it better. If it doesn’t exist, create it. Accept nothing nearly right or good enough. .” – Sir Henry Royce, co-founder of Rolls Royce

Madhu Dukkipati, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Interventional/Nuclear
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Carthage

“The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade. In caring for my patients, I strive to not only treat disease, but treat the patient who has the disease..”

Mansura Ghani, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Echo/Nuclear
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Carlinville, Carrollton, Havana, Lincoln

“My patients inspire me greatly. I feel priveleged in treating their cardiac problems and practicing medicine with the highly trained physicians at Prairie.”

John B. Gill, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Interventional/Nuclear/Peripheral Vascular Intervention
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Macomb

“The challenge of cardiology is integrating the patient’s medical history with clinical findings to develop the best treatment plan. The greatest satisfaction comes from delivering this care with honesty and empathy to return a happier, healthier patient to his or her family. The reward is when the patient returns for a visit just to say “hi”.”

Sachin Goel, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Interventional/Peripheral Vascular
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Litchfield

“My goal is to provide effective, state-of-the-art, high quality care in an empathetic manner. The human dimension of medicine and technical excellence are equally important to me in providing the best patient experience.”

Jeffrey A. Goldstein, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Interventional/Peripheral Vascular Intervention
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Mattoon

“The best care I can provide for my patients is to combine my knowledge and expertise with state-of-the-art clinical care and cardiovascular procedures, while fully educating them about their disease and their role in its management.”

Raja Gopaldas, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: NA

“To touch a human heart, to do something to it and then to watch it magically become better is an immense privelege. But to realize that my patients trust their lives on this privelege is sacred and as such they deserve nothing but the best from me.”

Nilesh J. Goswami, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Echo/Interventional/Nuclear/Peripheral Vascular Intervention
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Rushville, Vandalia

“My goal is provide the most appropriate, effective and latest cardiovascular care. The challenge to maintain this standard involves a close relationship with patients and their families as well as keeping up with the most recent literature and technology.”

Ziad F. Issa, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Electrophysiology
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: NA

“We will work hard to get rhythm back into your life.”

Richard E. Katholi, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Hypertension
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Vandalia

“One of my greatest satisfactions is to talk with patients, establish a diagnosis and improve their quality of life by utilizing the pharmacologic agents available today.”

Michael P. Kelley, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Interventional/Peripheral Vascular
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Macomb, Pittsfield, Shelbyville

“Excellence in cardiac care depends on a physicians’s clinical competency and the ability to communicate treatment options effectively to patients. I strive to deliver the highest level of care, based on the latest scientific developments, and deal with each patient in a very caring and compassionate manner, as I would for my own family.”

Aman Khurana, M.D.

Specialty: Vascular Subspecialty: Peripheral Vascular
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Litchfield

“I aspire to provide comprehensive vascular care to my patients. I believe in disease prevention and to achieve that, patient education is paramount. Working together with patients to help them understand and treat the underlying vascular disease is my goal.”

Bernard Lim, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Electrophysiology
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: NA

“At Prairie, we treat the whole person rather than an isolated disease entity. We recognize the additional time it takes to listen to patients and assess their needs in order to make sure that everything possible is done to provide quality care for our patients. The needs of the patient come first.”

Gabor F. Matos, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Interventional/Peripheral Vascular Intervention
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Macomb, Pana, Petersburg

“Scientific research studies make cardiology one the most exact disciplines of medicine. I feel fortunate to be able to make a huge difference in the lives of many people, not only by decreasing their symptoms, but also prolonging their life. In addition, I enjoy the opportunities to do research and development, thereby contributing to the advancement of cardiology.”

Stephen A. Mayer, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Interventional
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Rushville

“I try to evaluate all aspects of a patients’ medical problem, lifestyle and personality to find the most appropriate treatment. I’m very excited by the many advances in cardiology, but I try to remember that the newest treatment isn’t necessarily the best for everyone.”

Brian D. Miller, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Electrophysiology
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Shelbyville

“When patients and their families are confronted with heart rhythm disturbances, they have to make important decisions. I try to help patients understand all of their options, so they can make their own ‘right choice’.”

Gregory J. Mishkel, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Interventional/Peripheral Vascular Intervention
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Gillespie, Litchfield

“Each patient’s unique history, anatomy, personality and family are what brings the practice of medicine alive. My goal is to restore a good quality of life as each patient defines it. Consequently, I strongly believe that doctors must be good listeners to hear what each patient needs. When every day is done, I want to be able to say, ‘Today I did some good’.”

Kreigh P. Moulton, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Electrophysiology
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: NA

“My patients are my greatest teachers. I’m indebted to all of those who have allowed me to be a part of a greater good by delivering unparalleled health care to an exceptional community.”

James C. Mullin, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Electrophysiology
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: NA

“The heart’s rhythm is like a conductor of a symphony. When the conductor is great, the symphony works well together. When the conductor is absent or poor, the symphony’s performance suffers. My goal is to make your heart rhythm a superb conductor for your heart’s performance.”

Nasar Nallamothu, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Echo/Nuclear/Congestive Heart Failure
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Jacksonville, Rushville

“The role of a good physician is not only to deliver the highest level of care to ailing patients, but also to actively participate in their health education and disease prevention, thus contributing to the improved health and prosperity of the entire community.”

Shailesh Nandish, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Interventional

Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield

Outreach Clinic: Greenville, Hillsboro, Litchfield, Mattoon, Staunton

“I strongly believe in putting my patients first and providing compassionate care that is respectful and responsive to their values and needs.”

Holly Novak, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Echocardiography
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Clinton, Jacksonville

“I am very happy to be a part of Prairie. After years of being an invasive cardiologist, my interest have matured into the desire to prevent heart disease, and educate patients about what they can do about their own risk of heart disease. My goal is to develop a strong prevention program with a special emphasis on women’s cardiovascular health.”

Roberto Pacheco-Coronado, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Interventional
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Clinton, Macomb, Mattoon

“My goal as a cardiologist is to improve each patient’s quality of life through education, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease.”

Himanshu Pathak, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Non-Invasive
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Greenville, Hillsboro, Pana

“I believe that each patient represents a story. That story includes their diseases, their new problem, their social situation, and their belief. Only when we understand the complete story do we make consistent diagnoses. I believe in consulting the patient in designing the treatment plans that bes fit that patient.”

Krishna J. Rocha-Singh, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Interventional/Peripheral Vascular Intervention
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: NA

“Our challenge is to integrate state-of-the-art technology with compassionate care and bring them to the patient’s bedside. My goal is to do that every day, for every patient.”

John Scherschel, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Electrophysiology
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Mattoon

“The physician should not treat the disease but the patient who is suffering from it.” – Maimonides

Marc E. Shelton, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Interventional
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Clinton

“The most rewarding part of cardiology to me is to see patients lead happy and productive lives after recovering from a critical illness.”

Mark R. Stampehl, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Heart Failure
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Litchfield

“I strive daily to provide the highest quality care and personal attention to each person I am privileged to call my patient. Applying state-of-the-art medicine with compassion and empathy, as I would for my own family, will always be my top priority.”

Robert V. Trask, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Interventional/Nuclear
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Greenville, Hillsboro

“I strive to give my patients exactly the same kind of cardiovascular care that I would want for my own family – a caring, personal approach, yet committed to the highest level of expertise.”

Robert C. Woodruff, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Echocardiography
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Litchfield, Staunton

“I work closely with patients to help them accomplish their life goals, no matter what their particular medical problems are. Helping people through difficult times is the most gratifying aspect of practicing medicine.”

Vincent P. Zuck, M.D.

Specialty: Cardiology Subspecialty: Echocardiography
Full-Time Clinic Location: Springfield
Outreach Clinic: Carlinville, Havana, Lincoln, Macomb

“Communication with patients and their families is one of the cornerstones of my work. I strongly believe in spending time to help patients understand their medical condition, so they can be comfortable with their care.”

Jennifer Black, NP
Dr. Robert Trask
Amy Durako, NP
Dr. Jeff Christy
Jessica Lucca, NP
Dr. Ziad Issa
Gretchen Mahaney, FNP
Dr. Gabor Matos
Dr. Nasar Nallamothu
Rachel Norton, NP
Dr. Mark Stampehl
LeAnne Robinson, PA-C
Jill Schindler, NP
Donita Schrey, NP
Dr. Marc Shelton
Dr. Jeff Goldstein
Char Shallow, NP, DNP
Subspecialty:
Structural Heart

Dr. John Gill

Ed Teaman, RPA-C
Dr. James Mullin
Julie Borjon, NP-C
Dr. Ziad Issa
Meleah Vaughan, ACNP
Wesley Zwiefel, PA-C
Meredith Fleming, FNP

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