PRESS RELEASE – ORTHOPAEDIC INSTITUTE OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS
May 3, 2021
The Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois (OISI) is excited to announce the addition of Dr. Haines Paik, M.D. as the newest member of its orthopaedic surgical team. Dr. Paik is a board-certified and fellowship-trained, orthopedic surgeon specializing in total joint reconstruction and replacement surgery.
Dr. Paik looks forward to adding life and mobility back to patients whose hip and knee joints have worn out due to severe arthritis and/or major injuries. In addition to his expertise in total hip and knee replacements, Dr. Paik has a deep interest in the latest surgical techniques and medical advancements in orthopedic care. Eventually, Dr. Paik will bring robot assisted total joint surgery to Southern Illinois. He believes members of the Southern Illinois community deserve the best and most advanced orthopedic medical care without having to travel away from this hometown.
“In some organizations, you’re just another cog in the machine. At OISI, I feel like I am part of a family,” said Dr. Haines Paik, M.D. “When I get asked the question ‘Why Southern Illinois?’ The answer is simple: I want to be here and be a part of the family.”
Dr. Paik is a retired Lieutenant Colonel of the United States Army, Medical Corps. He received surgical training at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine. He has served tours in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan and is now ready to serve the close-knit communities of Southern Illinois.
When he is not practicing medicine, Dr. Haines Paik, enjoys traveling, food adventures, hiking and staying fit.
Dr. Paik will start seeing patients in May at the Herrin and Carbondale offices. He will also be treating patients surgically at SIOC, Heartland Regional Medical Center, Herrin Hospital, and Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.
Call today to schedule an appointment, 618-997-6800, or visit our website, www.oisil.com.