Good Samaritan Regional Health Center:
A Leading Heart Program in Southern Illinois
St. Mary's Good Samaritan Regional Health Center has the largest heart program in Southern Illinois outside of Carbondale. With STEMI protocols that result in fast, quality heart attack care, Good Samaritan is the regional heart center for emergency departments in the area.
In fact, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center, we’re faster than the national standard in treatment of heart attacks by more than 20 minutes. That means heart attack patients that arrive at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center typically have blocked arteries opened in less than 90 minutes, the national standard, from the time of hospital arrival. Learn more about the full list of heart services provided at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center.
Heart services at St. Mary's Hospital and Good Samaritan Regional Health Center include:
Meet Our Cardiologists:
Paul Edwards, MD
Mohammed Haseeb, MD
Naeem Khan, MD
Avinash Murthy, MD
Binh Nguyen, MD
Hoang Nguyen, MD
Eric Nordsiek, MD
Walter Parham, MD
Sharma Saith, MD
Fadi Shamsham, MD
Watch for news of Heart Clinics in the communities surrounding Mt. Vernon and Centralia, Illinois.
Find out how you can "Beat The Numbers and Reduce Your Risk." Then, click on the links below to learn more about your heart attack risk: