Decatur, IL

Decatur Memorial Hospital

The third largest employer in Macon County, Decatur Memorial Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital in the heart of Central Illinois. DMH opened its doors in 1916 and has since transformed from a one-building facility to a multi-facility medical complex with 30 satellite offices offering the latest in healthcare diagnostic and treatment modalities.

Decatur Memorial Hospital is a licensed and fully accredited 300-bed facility that offers a wide range of general and specialized diagnostic, surgical and treatment services. DMH offers a full range of comprehensive acute inpatient, surgical and outpatient care including centers of excellence such as:

  • Trauma
  • Orthopedics
  • Molecular medicine
  • Cardiopulmonary
  • Vascular
  • Gastroenterology
  • Neurosciences
  • Oncology

Decatur Memorial Hospital also offers the advantages of:

  • Primary Stroke Center designation
  • Comprehensive heart, lung and vascular program
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center designation
  • Interventional radiology
  • DaVinci and Mako robotic surgeries
  • Strong partnerships with local colleges to enhance career development
  • Learning grants and opportunities for professional and clinical growth

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Where babies can be born and more...

Decatur Memorial Hospital opened its doors on January 1, 1916, thanks to the hard work and determination of Mrs. Sue Hagaman and Dr. William Barnes. Sue Hagaman dreamed of a hospital in Decatur where babies could be born. Her vision remained only a dream until she enlisted the support of a skillful Decatur surgeon: internationally renowned Harvard graduate William Barnes, MD. Read more about DMH’s rich history here.

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