Kyle Kakac, MD, DABFP
Dr. Kakac earned his Medical Degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford in 2001. He completed his family medicine residency at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville, IN. Before coming back home to practice medicine he has worked in emergency medicine at some southern Illinois hospitals including Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon and Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Other hospital emergency departments at which he as been employed include St. Mary’s Warrick Hospital; Boonville, IN; Harrison County Hospital, Corydon, IN; Kremmling Memorial Hospital, Kremmling, CO; 7 Mile Medical Center, Winter Park, CO.
Dr. Kakac was born and raised in Fairfield and is excited to return to his hometown to practice family medicine. He has interests in rural medicine, emergent care, public health, and taking care of residents in underserved areas. Dr. Kakac cares for infants through mature adults.
"I am excited about moving back to Wayne County. I have been fortunate to have lived, worked, and traveled to a variety of places. However, I am so glad to be back in Southern Illinois, especially Fairfield where I grew up and have so many fond memories. I can think of no better place to live, especially with so many friends and family in the area," said Dr. Kakac.
“It is with great pleasure that we add Dr. Kakac to Horizon Healthcare and Fairfield Memorial Hospital. I have known and trained alongside Dr. Kakac for a number of years. As a Fairfield native, he will bring continued compassion and expertise to our medical staff,” said Dr. Wesley Thompson.
Kyle Kakac, M.D., makes his home in Fairfield with wife, Amanda, daughter, Caroline, and son, Beau. Dr. Kakac is the son of Rev. Carroll and Karen Kakac, and the brother of Kevin Kakac, former Wayne County States Attorney, and Kim Skaggs, RN, Wayne County Health Department WIC Coordinator, who both currently reside in Fairfield with their families.