Dr. Haines Paik, MD, joins the Orthopaedic Institute!

Posted May 3, 2021





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.

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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:

While inside our facilities, all employees, patients, and visitors will be required to wear a mask at all times when not actively eating or drinking.

All patients will be screened according to CDC recommendations. 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.

With the exception of a single parent accompanying a minor or a designated caregiver accompanying an impaired adult, we will limiting the number of visitors accompanying patients to ensure safe social distancing wtihin our facilities. .

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 walkin clinic services for your immediate, acute 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.