Meet Our Providers


Altamont Medical Center

5 E. Cumberland Rd
Altamont, IL 62411

Phone: 618-483-6151
Fax: 618-483-6153

John P. Opilka, D.O.


Dr. John Opilka is board certified in Family Medicine. He graduated from Des Moines University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences as a Doctor of Osteopathy. Dr. Opilka completed his Family Practice residency at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. Dr. Opilka joined Mid Illinois Medical Care Associates, LLC, in 2003. Vice President of MIMCA since September of 2018.

Altamont Clinic has a new location at 5 E. Cumberland Road in Altamont which provides many allied health services. His special interests include Family Practice, Adult Medicine, Pediatric Care, Weight Management and Balance & Fall Risk Assessment.

Certification & Affiliations:

American Board of Family Medicine
Illinois State Medical Society
St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham, IL. – Medical Staff
Medical Director of the Weight Management Program - St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital
Medical Director:
- Lutheran Care Center, Altamont, IL.
- Aperion Care, St. Elmo, IL.
- Evergreen Nursing Home, Effingham, IL.
Certified in Balance & Fall Risk Assessment


1986 - 1989 - Bachelor of Arts – Biology - University of Illinois- Urbana, IL.
1989 - 1991 - Master of Arts - Biology – University of Illinois – Urbana, IL.
1992 - 1996 - Doctor of Osteopathy, D.O. – Des Moines University of Osteopathic Medicine & Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA.
1996 - 1999 - Family Practice Residency- Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL.

Special Interest:

Family Practice
Adult Medicine
Pediatric Care
Weight Management Program
Balance and Fall Risk Assessment