Saint Francis Medical Center welcomes hospitalists Matthew Frank, MD and Sherry Ritter, MD, as new Saint Francis Medical Partners. Saint Francis hospitalists provide dedicated care to hospitalized patients at the Medical Center.
Dr. Frank comes to Saint Francis from Willis Knighton Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. He earned his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Louisiana State University hospital in Shreveport.
Dr. Ritter comes to Saint Francis from Iron County Medical Center in Pilot Knob, Missouri. She earned her medical degree from the University of Missouri and completed her residency at the Harry S. Truman Memorial VA Hospital in Columbia.
What is a Hospitalist?
Hospitalists are doctors who focus on the general medical care of hospitalized patients. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Saint Francis hospitalists are dedicated to coordinating and managing the healthcare needs of each patient from admission to discharge. Hospitalists help ensure a seamless continuum of care among primary care doctors, physician specialists and inpatient care providers.