HSHS St. Francis Hospital's Surgery Center

Whenever you need inpatient or outpatient surgery, you can be assured that you will receive the highest quality care.

a male and female surgeon looking down at patient

With more than 16,000 square feet of space, the Surgery Center has a spacious waiting/registration area; a private family consult room; four surgery suites and private pre- and post-operative patient rooms.

  • Two operating rooms are used for ear/nose and throat procedures and general and orthopedic surgeries. The other operating rooms are used for endoscopy and urology procedures.
  • The Ambulatory Surgery Unit within the Surgery Center has twelve private rooms for patients undergoing outpatient procedures.
  • For patient privacy and convenience, surgery patients are discharged through a separate exit near the visitor parking lot.
  • To learn more, call 217-324-8547

Waiting Area

A television monitor in the lounge displays a special code for each surgery patient. The monitor shows the patient’s progress every step of the way -- from registration, to surgery and discharge. Family members also can receive text messages about the patient’s progress during surgery.

The surgery lounge also has a water feature, a coffee bar, a private consultation room and two private registration rooms.