Well being care community’s latest physician goes pink for breast most cancers

The newest doctor at OSF HealthCare in Galesburg is a longtime supporter of one of the most popular breast cancer awareness campaigns.

dr Craig Wilson, a Galesburg native orthopedic surgeon, was the presenting sponsor of this year’s Galesburg High School boys basketball game vs. Quincy as part of the annual “Go Pink” campaign.

During Friday night’s game at John Thiel High School, it was announced that Wilson had joined the OSF HealthCare team at St. Mary Medical Center, allowing him to continue serving the needs of the community.

OSF HealthCare shirts were thrown into the crowd as Dr. Wilson was introduced.

A former Cottage Hospital As a specialist, Dr. Wilson’s experience in arthroscopic shoulder surgery and total hip, knee and shoulder joint replacements.

“His approach promotes faster recovery than traditional solutions and helps people suffering from severe arthritis and other degenerative joint diseases,” says a new publication. “In addition, the popular local physician is trained to address the unique needs of children, adolescents and adults with highly complex medical conditions.”

dr Wilson says he is committed to listening to and helping every patient.

“I consider myself a sociable person and I strive to listen to everyone and help them address their individual needs and goals – whether it’s getting back on the field or being able to sit comfortably in the stands without pain to have,” said Dr. Wilson. “Functional movement helps everyone live their best life. I want to support that.”

Lisa DeKezel, President of OSF HealthCare St. Mary Medical Center and OSF Holy Family Medical Center, Monmouth, is pleased that Dr. Wilson joins the health network team.

“We are delighted that Dr. Wilson joins our team because we know he cares deeply about our community and his patients,” said DeKezel. “DR. Wilson’s expertise will complement an already strong roster of board-certified orthopedic surgeons at OSF HealthCare.

dr Wilson received his medical training at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, where he also completed his orthopedic training.

He lives in Galesburg with his young family.

dr Wilson will practice at OSF HealthCare Galesburg Clinic, 3315 N. Seminary Street.

Appointments can be arranged online here or call the clinic at 309-344-1000.

OSF HealthCare t-shirts were thrown to the crowd during the Galesburg High School’s “Go Pink” game on Friday, January 14, 2022, while Dr. Craig Wilson was introduced as St. Mary Medical Center’s newest orthopedic surgeon. (Photo courtesy of OSF HealthCare, Galesburg)

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