Peoria, Ill.-based Great Plains Orthopedics is expanding its practice to OSF HealthCare's St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg, Ill., The Register-Mail reported March 25.
This week, Great Plains physicians began scheduling office visits at the hospital, where they will also perform surgeries. The practice has 14 physicians and six locations, according to its website.
For St. Mary Medical Center, the affiliation will expand orthopedic services and access to care in the community.
"It will build on our current relationship with Great Plains to expand our commitment to clinical excellence and adoption of new techniques that enhance patient care," said Lisa DeKezel, the hospital's president.