SIU Family Medicine Residency Program | Decatur


Welcome to the SIU Family Medicine Residency Program - Decatur. We serve Decatur, IL, and the surrounding communities.

We are a group of family medicine specialists trained to care for your entire family. We focus on the needs and goals of each family member as well as your family unit as a whole.

We emphasize patient education and customized care that will empower you and your family to feel your best, avoid illness and manage chronic disease.



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Six Generations of Family Medicine Care

Growing up in Chicago, Cynthia Thomas, MD, didn’t always dream of being a doctor, but she wanted a career where she could help others and excelled at math and science in middle school. After hearing

First-year Resident in Family Medicine, Aspects of a Learner, Navpreet Badesha, MD

Tell me about your childhood, what’s your family like? Both of my parents are immigrants and hustlers. My parents grew up in India and immigrated to California and started their own business. I grew

Patient Experience Monthly Highlights

As part of our continuing mission to provide exceptional patient experience at SIU Medicine, and in tandem with our Forward Together colleague recognition program, we are sharing positive patient