Medical Surgical Unit

The Medical Surgical Unit provides all private rooms and baths, state-of-the-art equipment, and services for neonatal through geriatric populations.

Specialty Physician Support Services Consults available 24/7 includes: Oncology, Cardiology, Urology, Otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), Specialized Care, Pediatrics and Outpatient Infusions.

Multiple Ancillary Supports using a Team Approach to Patient Care includes: Utilization Review, Diabetes Education, Dietitian/Nutritionist, Social Services, Pharmacist, Speech Language Pathology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Infection Preventionist, Nursing Team Includes, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Nurse Assistants, Unit Secretaries, Eight-bed telemetry unit, for cardiac monitoring from the nurses station, Nursing Certifications, Advanced Cardiac Life Supporter Certification, Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification, Trauma Nurse Core Certified and Certified Medical Surgical Nurse.

Point of Care Electronic Documentation in all rooms.


Surgical Services

Fairfield Memorial Hospital offers the following types of General Surgery performed by General Surgeon, Patrick L. Molt, MD, FACS.

  • Thyroid and parathyroid surgery
  • Evaluation and management of thyroid nodules and cancer
  • Ultrasound guided FNA and core needle biopsy
  • Parathyroid exploration
  • Lobectomy, bilateral subtotal, near total and total thyroidectomy
  • Breast Surgery
  • Ultrasound and stereotactic guided suction assisted biopsy
  • Image directed excisional biopsy
  • Breast conservation and total mastectomy
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgical procedures
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and common duct exploration
  • Laparoscopic Hiatus Hernia Repair and Anti-Reflux Surgery (Nissen)
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic Inguinal and Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open abdominal procedures


Senior Life Solutions

Senior Life Solutions is a confidential place where change occurs with the assistance of staff providing therapeutic interventions. These interventions are explored during group discussions of life challenges and transitions leading to healthy ways to cope in the present and future. There are three therapy groups a day along with a nursing group in which education is provided on medication management, disease processes or mind/body connections. Each Client has the ability to teach and learn from others thus creating a bond and essentially their own support group. The program treatment lasts for 6-12 weeks (2-4 days per week), and provides follow-up care after discharge. Individuals who have graduated from the program attend a monthly alumni meeting where each client has the opportunity to share their experiences and triumphs. The program is unique for this region and serves the communities in Wayne, White, Edwards, Clay, Richland, and Jefferson counties.

To request help or more information, call 618-847-8298


Therapy Services

Fairfield Memorial Hospital offers specialized therapy services to help patients achieve their maximum potential and return to a healthy lifestyle. Collectively offering traditional modalities; electrical stimulation, ultrasound, heat, and cold along with Vital Stimulation, iontophoresis, cervical and lumbar traction, manual therapy techniques and a variety of exercise, treatment plans are focused toward achieving goals.

Services include: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Pathology (Speech Therapy), Industrial Rehabilitation, Functional Movement Screenings, Occupational/Physical Performance Testing (O/PPT) and Balance Recovery Program

Individuals of all ages will benefit in a variety of settings with a physician Referral including: Outpatient, Inpatient, Skilled Care and Home Health

Outpatient therapy services are available weekdays from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm.

FMH Therapy Services Department

303 NW 11th St.

Fairfield, IL 62837



Emergency Services

Fairfield Memorial Hospital has board-certified physicians in house 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We also have specialty physicians on call including pediatricians, general surgeons, and radiologists.


Emergency Department Physicians

  • Michelle O’Neill, M.D., Medical Director of Emergency Services 
  • Rodney Beeler, M.D.
  • Douglas Frankel, M.D.
  • James Gruber, M.D.
  • Antonio Rodriguez, M.D.
  • Scott Roustio, M.D.

All RNs and ERT-As have successfully completed the following:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Other nursing staff credentials include:

  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner
  • Advanced Burn Life Support
  • Trauma Nurse Core Course

Our nursing staff also includes instructors in:

  • Hazmat
  • Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support
  • EMS Lead
  • CPR
  • Trauma Nurse Core Course

Did you know?

Many of the nurses also have experience in many other departments including obstetrics, surgery, and many more. The ER staff members are mandated reporters for suspected abuse cases. Social Service staff is available to the Emergency Department when needed. FMH is also the training center for area ambulance services. Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s ER Nurses have a cumulative of over 129 years of experience.

Your patience is appreciated

Everyone who presents to the Emergency Department has an emergency; however, our Emergency Department Staff do their best to determine, based on presenting symptoms, as to what order patients should be seen. Your patience and understanding is appreciated.


Can we make your Emergency Room Experience Better? Your Emergency Department Staff during your visit are identified by name at the bedside. Please share any compliments or concerns you may have by calling 618-847-8392.


Horizon Healthcare

In August 2008, FMH opened Horizon Healthcare, a Certified Hospital Based-Rural Health Clinic, in a temporary building until the construction of the new FMH Medical Arts Complex was complete. In May 2011, FMH opened the Medical Arts Complex, a 25,468 square foot facility, which includes Horizon Healthcare, specialist suites, board room, and community/education rooms.

Services provided at Horizon Healthcare include: Acute health problems- Pediatric through Geriatric, Chronic health problems- Pediatric through Geriatric, Well/Preventative visits Infant through Geriatric, Lab testing, Work-Related physicals and injury cases, DOT physicals and drug screens, Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (EGD), Colonoscopy, Joint Injections, Treatment of Skin Lesions, Colposcopy, Contraceptive Planning, Skilled Nursing Home physician services, Nursing Facility physician services, Utilize and Refer to Specialist and Other Facilities as Needed, Tobacco Cessation and Behavioral Therapy