Medical Team

Robert J. Golz, M.D.

General Orthopaedics | Total Joint Replacement

Robert J. Golz, MD graduated from Southern Illinois University and the University of Illinois School of Medicine. He completed residencies in Family Practice from SIU in Carbondale and Orthopaedic Surgery from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

Dr. Golz began practice with The Southern Illinois Orthopaedic Clinic in 1992. He is the Medical Director of the Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois and is a Clinical Assistant Professor with the SIU School of Medicine.

Dr. Golz is affiliated with Carbondale Memorial Hospital, Herrin Hospital and Heartland Regional Medical Center. As a general orthopaedic surgeon, his practice encompasses the breadth of orthopaedics including trauma, sports, and reconstructive surgery. He has specific interest in minimally invasive joint replacement, arthroscopic procedures and fracture care. Dr. Golz works closely with his Nurse Practitioner, Rob Deaton, and Medical Assistants, Ashley Hobson and Kendra Cross in providing a compassionate and caring approach to their patient’s orthopaedic problems.

Message to Patients:

“My training in both Family Practice and Orthopaedics has provided me with a unique perspective in caring for patients with orthopaedic conditions and the Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois is an ideal place to provide that care. Being able to work closely with other orthopaedic surgeons at the Orthopaedic Institute provides both years of clinical experience and access to the most up-to-date surgical techniques. The Institute provides the facilities for state-of-the-art diagnostic evaluation, coordinated physical/occupational therapy and surgical intervention. Most importantly, our staff of healthcare professionals is dedicated to the long term well being of our patients and their families.”

Practice Locations

Where Dr. Golz practices

  • OISI – Carbondale

    Carbondale, IL

  • The Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois

    Herrin, IL

  • OISI – Chester Memorial Hospital

    Chester, IL

  • Southern Illinois Orthopedic Center (SIOC)

    Herrin, IL

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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