Dr. Butalid, who most recently practiced in downtown Carlyle on Fairfax Street, also recently joined the HSHS Medical Group, a network of primary and specialty care physicians aligned with St. Joseph’s in Breese and 12 other Illinois and Wisconsin hospitals that comprise Hospital Sisters Health System.
In addition to Dr. Butalid, other HSHS Medical Group physicians who see patients at St. Joseph’s in Breese include family practitioners Timothy Beaty, MD, Michael Nash, MD, and Jonathan Osborn, MD, plus sports medicine specialist and hospitalist David Neighbors, MD, of Clinton County Rural Health; general surgeons Renato Rivera, MD, and Julie Lorber Weber, MD; podiatrist David Kee, DPM, of Ankle and Foot Center of Southern Illinois; plastic surgeon David Reid, MD, of New Dimensions Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery; and hospitalist Mark V. Geronimo, MD.
Prior to moving to Clinton County, Dr. Butalid completed his internal medicine residency at the Chicago Medical School in North Chicago, Ill., and a post-graduate internship at Chong Hua Hospital in Cebu City, the Philippines, and also established a family practice in affiliation with the Cebu City hospital.
He received his medical degree from and completed an internship at Cebu Institute of Medicine, and previously finished pre-med classes and served as a medical technician at Velez College, all in Cebu City.
On arriving in Carlyle, Dr. Butalid first joined general surgeon Renato B. Rivera, MD, in Dr. Rivera’s office on Mullikin Street, then opened what would be an 18-year solo practice, first in the Mullikin Street office and later at on Fairfax Street. Before joining the HSHS Medical Group, he was affiliated with St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia and Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mount Vernon.
Dr. Butalid will continue seeing his former patients and appointments are available for new adult patients. For more information, contact 594-8924.
The newly completed Priority Care facility, where Dr. Butalid will have his office, opened in early May although services had been available in a temporary modular facility since November, 2010. Priority Care is designed to provide walk-in care for minor injuries and illnesses, filling the gap between a physician’s office and Emergency Room setting.