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Cathy L. McAfee, MD

Internal Medicine

About This Provider

Cathy McAfee, MD, is with Springfield Clinic’s Internal Medicine Department seeing patients at our Main Campus East location in Springfield. She has been with Springfield Clinic since 2008.


Dr. McAfee earned her medical degree from Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago and completed her internal medicine residency at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, OR. Prior to joining Springfield Clinic, she provided care in Decatur for four years and served as a physician consultant for the Department of Healthcare & Family Services.


“I knew wanted to be in health care around the ninth grade,” says Dr. McAfee. “After reading an article about the importance of genetics sparked my interest in getting involved in medicine.”


Dr. McAfee’s scope of practice includes primary internal medicine. She sees adults of all ages for various care need ranging from heart disease to diabetes management.


“I just enjoy getting to know people and learning about their families and home life,” says Dr. McAfee. “As a part of that, I want my patients to know that I am on their side and on their team. I am here to guide them in the right direction when it comes to their care.”


In her free time, Dr. McAfee enjoys spending time with her family and friends, gardening and exercising.

Top 1% Patient Experience

This provider ranks in the top 1% nationally in patient experience, based on scores from the "Care Provider Overall" question on surveys completed with Press Ganey.



  • Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL


  • Internal Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • Sangamon County Medical Society
  • American College of Physicians
  • Illinois State Medical Society


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Springfield Clinic Main Campus East

1025 South 6th Street

Springfield, IL 62703-2403

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