Saint Francis Hospitalists

What is a Hospitalist?

Hospitalists are doctors who focus on the general medical care of hospitalized patients. At Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, these physicians are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The Hospitalist’s Job

Saint Francis’ hospitalist program leads to shorter Medical Center stays, decreased costs, and better care for patients. Hospitalists are dedicated to coordinating and managing the healthcare needs of each patient from admission to discharge, and help ensure a seamless continuum of care among primary care doctors, physician specialists, and inpatient care providers.

Hospitalists at Saint Francis Medical Center are also available for consultation on complex medical issues for patients undergoing treatment by a surgeon or specialist.

Reviews for Saint Francis Hospitalists

Shirley Robards

I was very satisfied with her care

Kevin Mitchem

Timely care, friendly staff, in and out with no tears and 2 shots. They got my baby girl ready and excited for school.

Virginia Too

I highly recommend Dr. Lawrence to any of my family or friends. He always goes above and beyond for my children. He actually genially cares about his patients & doesn’t rush in or out like some other doctors we have had a bad experience with them doing that. He takes his time and cares to hear your concerns and never dismissed a concern you have! He is God sent.

Regina Dobson

He's a very nice man cares this patients

Susan McFarlin

I would love to find out if Dr.Shepard takes his own patients and has his own office we would love to have him for our family doctor