Physician joins the staff at Vandalia Healthcare Center

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Carl Castle, DO, a family medicine physician, has joined the medical staff at Vandalia Healthcare Center, which is located at 1510 Sunset Drive in Vandalia.
Castle has more than 25 years of experience in family medicine, and received his doctor of osteopathic medicine from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.
He completed his residency at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield.
He is a member of the National Board of Medical Examiners and American Board of Family Practice. He is an active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and also volunteers for the United Way.
Vandalia Healthcare Center provides adult care, family care, well-child exams, well-women exams, school and sports physicals, and immunizations.
Vandalia Healthcare Center accepts Medicare, Medicare and most insurance plans. A sliding-fee scale is offered to anyone who does not have health insurance.
The center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call 283-3144.
Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation is a community-based, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) network, comprised of more than 30 health centers in seven counties in Southern Illinois.
In 2010, SIHF health centers saw 97,086 patients, with 297,230 outpatient visits. The health centers provide many services, including family practice, obstetrics/gynecology, internal medicine, pediatrics and behavior health services.