Saint Francis Medical Center welcomes hospitalists Matthew Frank, MD; Laura Kasher, MD; and Sherry Ritter, MD, as new Saint Francis Medical Partners. They join 15 other hospitalists who 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. Kasher, who previously worked as a hospitalist at the University of Colorado Health Medical Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado, earned her medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical center in Omaha, Nebraska. She completed her residency at the University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center.
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.