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SBL Effingham Clinic

905 North Maple St.
Effingham, IL

ENT Clinic

fax: 217-347-7197

8 am to 5 pm - Monday through Friday



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Charley Nguyen, MD

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Michael Smith, MD, Ph.D.

Audiology Services
Ear, Nose & Throat Conditions

Family Medicine


7 am to 4 pm - Monday, Wednesday, Friday
7 am to noon - Tuesday and Thursday

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Paul Oltman, MD



  • Primary Care
  • DOT Physicals

Internal Medicine

fax: 217-347-7197

8 am to 4:30 pm - Monday through Friday

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Louis E. Schwing, MD

Cari Fearday, PA-C

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Megan Steffen, APRN

Louis E. Schwing, MD

  • 12 years Internal Medicine experience
  • Six years experience as Hospitalist
  • Long-time Effingham resident
  • Caring for people 16 years of age and older

Cari Fearday, PA-C

  • Accepting new patients 25 years and younger

Megan Steffen, APRN

  • Available Monday through Friday and accepting new patients.

Walk-In Clinic

fax: 217-347-7197

7 am to 7 pm - Monday through Friday

Effingham Walk-In Clinic Pfizer Vaccines
Beginning Thursday, September 9, the SBL Effingham Walk-In Clinic will offer Pfizer vaccines to anyone age 12 and older by appointment only. Vaccine appointments are available on Thursdays from 1 to 7 p.m. To schedule, call 217 540-6123 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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Doug Kabbes, MD

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Nick Watkins, PA-C


  • No appointment necessary
  • Convenient and accessible
  • Extended hours
  • Accepting most insurance plans
  • Caring for children three months of age and older
  • 30 years past Emergency Department experience
  • Effingham Native

Laboratory Services


  • Convenient hours
  • No appointment Necessary
  • On site laboratory testing facilities
  • Diverse Test Menu
  • Skilled laboratory staff for specimen collection

7:30 am to 4:30 pm - Monday through Friday

The SBL Patient Portal is available through the Effingham Clinic.

Through this secure portal, you can:
   • request an appointment with your doctor or advanced practice provider
   • request a medication refill
   • update your over-the-counter medications and allergies
   • view your test results
   • talk with your doctor’s office

Use this form to have your medical records transferred to another physician.