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Marshall Browning Hospital Welcomes New Surgeon


Du Quoin, Illinois - November 20, 2015 - Marshall Browning Hospital in Du Quoin is pleased to welcome our new general surgeon, Dr. Malcolm A. Schulz, to Marshall Browning Hospital beginning November 30.

Dr. Schulz received his Doctorate of Medicine from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, Louisiana. He completed his residency in general surgery at Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling, West Virginia where he was Chief Resident. He completed a Fellowship in Trauma/Critical Care at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Dr. Schulz will provide surgical services at Marshall Browning Hospital for a broad range of medical and surgical conditions including cholecystectomy, small/large bowel surgery, hernia repair, reflux surgery, upper and lower endoscopy, treatment of hemorrhoidal disease and carpal tunnel release.

"We are very excited to bring high-quality, personalized care to the patients in Perry County," said Dan Eaves, CEO. "Dr. Schulz is a very experienced, board certified general surgeon who is fellowship trained in surgical critical care and trauma. He shares our philosophy in providing compassionate care to our community. Patients will have access to surgeries that they may have previously had to travel out of town to receive."

Individuals interested in having their surgical procedure done at Marshall Browning Hospital are encouraged to request a referral from their primary care physician or they may call the clinic directly for an appointment. Appointments with Dr. Schulz may be made by calling Marshall Browning Hospital at 618-542-1045.
All physicians and mid-level providers furnishing services are independent contractors and are not employees of Marshall Browning Hospital with the exception of Dr. Gladstone Tucker, Dr. Malcolm Schulz, Dr. E. Clay Travis, Danielle Klump, FNP, Ariele Loiacono, FNP, Elizabeth Harbison, FNP, Michael Staff, PA-C, Heather Rice, PA-C, and Heather Burns, RD/LDN, CDE. Emergency Room physician services are provided by Integritas Emergency Physician Services. Hospitalist services are provided by Integritas. Radiology services are provided under the auspices of Cape Radiology and pathology services are provided by SEMC Pathology. Specialty Clinics physicians holding clinics at Marshall Browning Hospital are independent contractors and are not employees of Marshall Browning Hospital. Anesthesia services are provided under the auspices of Southern Illinois Medical Services.
INDEPENDENT PHYSICIAN FEES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:
Independent physicians providing services at Marshall Browning Hospital bill for their services separately and the Hospital Financial Assistance application does not cover nor apply to fees charged. Independent physicians include but are not limited to emergency room physicians (Integritas Emergency Physician Services), radiologists (Cape Radiology), anesthesia (Southern Illinois Medical Services),and pathologists (SEMC). All specialty clinic physicians also bill for their services separately and the Hospital Financial Assistance application does not cover nor apply to fees charged with the exception of the following physicians: Endocrinology Clinic: Issa Abed, M.D.; Gastroenterology Clinic: Christine Hachem, M.D., Alex Befeler, M.D.,Bruce Bacon, M.D., Jason Taylor, M.D.; Pain Management: Paul Juergens, M.D.; Pulmonology: Suhail Istanbouly, M.D.; Rheumatology: Frederick Pfalzgraf, M.D.; Sleep Clinic: Suhail Istanbouly, M.D.; Surgery & Wound Clinic: Malcolm A. Schulz, M.D.
MARSHALL BROWNING MEDICAL CLINIC:
Marshall Browning Medical Clinic and Marshall Browning Family Health Center are hospital-based rural health clinics operated under Marshall Browning Hospital. Eligibility for financial need assistance as determined through the Patient Financial Assistance application will apply to services billed through the Marshall Browning Medical Clinic and Family Health Center.