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Dr. Amanda L. Brazis, DPM, joins the Orthopaedic Institute!

Posted August 1, 2021

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PRESS RELEASE – ORTHOPAEDIC INSTITUTE OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS

 

August 1, 2021

The Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois (OISI) is excited to announce the addition of Dr. Amanda L. Brazis, DPM, as the newest member of its orthopaedic surgical team. Dr. Brazis is a board-certified podiatrist focusing on orthopaedic foot and ankle care and surgical procedures, including total ankle replacement.

Dr. Brazis has a passion serving those with foot and ankle conditions. From patients with diabetes who have suffered with chronic foot and/or ankle pain to patients who have had an acute injury from a fall, she is eager to serve your need. Her overall practice focuses on areas such as arthrocentesis, athlete’s foot, bunion surgery, diabetic care, lower leg/ankle fractures and dislocations, plantar fasciitis, and wound care.

Dr. Brazis is originally from Chicago, Illinois, where she did her undergraduate at Loyola University, her professional schooling at Rush University, and her surgical residency at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago. She has been Southern Illinois for the past decade with Southern Illinois Healthcare, treating patients at both Herrin Hospital and Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

“It has been a pleasure serving my patients through the SIH system and now I look to bring an even more focused approach to foot and ankle care at the Orthopaedic Institute,” said Dr. Amanda L. Brazis, DPM. “My family and I live right here in Southern Illinois where my children attend and participate in school and community activities, and my husband and I look forward to many more years to come.”

Dr. Brazis will start seeing patients August 1st at the Orthopaedic Institute in Herrin and will be providing most of her surgical care at the same-day, outpatient surgery center, Southern Illinois Orthopedic Center (SIOC), right next door. She will also continue to take medical call at Herrin Hospital and Memorial Hospital of Carbondale and complete surgical care as needed.

Call today to schedule an appointment, 618-997-6800, as same-day appointments are often available, or visit our website, www.oisil.com.

 

 

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COVID-19 Precautions

We at Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois are committed to continuing to provide the highest quality and safest orthopaedic care to the people of Southern Illinois.

In the interest of protecting our patients and employees, we have instituted the following procedures:

All patients will be screened according to CDC recommendations via telephone prior to their scheduled appointment date. These recommendations include screening for a fever, cough, shortness of breath. Upon arriving at any of our facilities, all people will be screen upon arrival.

We will not be allowing any visitors to accompany patients with the exception of a single parent accompanying a minor or a designated caregiver accompanying an impaired adult.

At this time, we will continue to provide full physician services in the office as well as physical and occupational therapy, imaging, pain management, and Urgent Care services for your urgent orthopaedic needs.

We are working closely with our hospital partners for the continued provision of urgent and emergent orthopaedic care.

Please remember to stay calm, stay smart, and if you are feeling ill, stay home.

Thank you,
The Physicians and Staff of Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois.

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