Where People Come First

At the heart of everything we do at Saint Francis is an unyielding commitment to the people of our region. The people we care for are not just our patients – they are our friends and neighbors. Our colleagues are not just employees – they are family. Whether we are investing in a broad range of comprehensive services and specialties, increasing regional access to high-quality care or simply treating everyone who comes through our doors with love and compassion, people come first at Saint Francis Healthcare System.

Personalized, Holistic Care

At Saint Francis, we believe in providing care for the whole you – mind, body and spirit. We know that each person is different – from primary to specialty care, our treatment plans are personalized to meet your unique needs. Our providers take the time to listen to your experiences, your concerns and your goals. At the core of every treatment is the promise that you will be treated like family.

Wide Range of Services and Specialties

With a robust offering of services and specialties, you and your whole family can get the care you need from an integrated healthcare system. From everyday needs and acute care to supportive services and opportunities for a healthy, active lifestyle, we have you covered.

Our Services

Committed to Increasing Access to Care

We believe that quality, trusted care should be available to the members of our community right here at home, without requiring long-distance travel. We are increasing access to care through our local outreach clinics as well as a variety of convenient options to make managing your care as easy as possible.

Expanding Regional Access

Regional Clinic Locations in Missouri

  • Cape Girardeau
  • Charleston
  • Dexter
  • East Prairie
  • Farmington
  • Jackson
  • Piedmont
  • Poplar Bluff
  • Scott City
  • Sikeston

Physician outreach also available in Perryville and St. Genevieve, MO, and Carterville, IL.

Making Care Easier for You

  • Same-Day Appointments
    • When you are sick, you do not have to wait to get the care you need. Our same – day appointments are available virtually and in person for most clinics.
  • Virtual Visits
    • Convenient and flexible, our virtual visits allow you to see your primary care provider or specialist from the comfort of home, work or on the go.
  • MyChart
    • Easily access your records, view test results, schedule appointments, communicate with your provider, pay bills and more – all from the MyChart app.
  • Financial Assistance
    • You should not delay care due to an inability to pay. For qualified patients, financial assistance is available.
  • In-System Referrals
    • We offer many services and specialties within Saint Francis Healthcare System. We take care of sharing your medical history and records upon referral so your experience is as seamless as possible.

High-Quality Care

The patients in our region deserve excellent, high-quality care. Across the Healthcare System, we are dedicated to open communication, collaboration, a team-based approach, evidence-based treatments, clinical partnerships and striving for the best outcomes for our patients. Our providers, nurses and support staff are highly trained, experienced and dedicated to your care.

Accreditations and Recognitions

Saint Francis Medical Center

Full Accreditation from the Joint Commission

Cancer Care

Comprehensive Community Cancer Program accredited by the Commission on Cancer, a quality program of the American College of Surgeons

Cardiac Care

American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain – MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award

Emergency Care

Saint Francis Medical Center operates the region’s only Level III Trauma Center


Saint Francis Medical Center operates the region’s largest Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Stroke Care

The Joint Commission and American Stroke Association Gold Seal of Approval® and Heart-Check mark for Advanced Primary Stroke Center Certification

Mission-Driven Care

At Saint Francis Healthcare System, we live our Mission every day. Our faith guides and inspires our commitment to providing exceptional, patient-centered care and spreading joy, love and compassion to everyone we meet.

“The Mission of Saint Francis Healthcare System is to provide a ministry of healing, wellness, quality and love inspired by our faith in Jesus Christ.”

Saint Francis Medical Center exterior

Find a Saint Francis Provider

Whether you are looking for a primary care provider, a pediatrician or a specialist, our Find a Provider tool will help you find the right provider for you and your family. You can read about our providers’ backgrounds and education, check out Healthgrades reviews from other patients and even schedule an appointment online.

Join Our Team

Interested in serving the health needs of people in your community? We would love to have you on our team. Read more about our values, check out the many benefits of working at Saint Francis, view open positions and submit your application.