Saint Francis Healthcare System’s Weight Loss Solutions program, now recognized by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) as a Comprehensive Center providing high quality, safe and advanced care, offers possibilities to those who struggle with ongoing weight problems. Led by bariatric... Read more
Come learn more about bariatric surgery options and find out if you’re a candidate! To register for one of our upcoming seminars, please fill out the form below.
From sleeve gastrectomy to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass to BPD-DS, Saint Francis Healthcare System’s Weight Loss Solutions offers a variety... Read more
Bariatric surgery is a lifelong commitment and lifestyle change and requires support from family, friends and peers. Saint Francis Medical Center's Weight Loss Solutions team is available to assist you throughout your weight loss journey and encourage those who have had surgery, or thinking about surgery,... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center’s Wellness department promotes healthy living through community awareness activities and progressive, holistic approaches to health education. Wellness programs offered at our campus in Cape Girardeau range from nutrition and exercise classes to a variety of health and wellness screenings.
Exercise Classes, Weight Loss... Read more
Wendy Mikel is experiencing a lot of new "firsts" after losing 139 pounds following gastric bypass surgery nearly two years ago.
"I had never been able to do that before!" Wendy Mikel said about sitting on her feet with her knees on the floor.
Her battle with weight... Read more
Women's Issues, Solutions & Education
Do you deal with light bladder leaks or "female" pain or discomfort?
You are not alone. WISE Health at Saint Francis Medical Center is a safe place for you to seek treatment.
WISE Health (Women’s Issues, Solutions & Education) features a highly specialized, caring... Read more
Focused on Your Needs
WomanCare focuses on the needs of today’s woman and provides you with peace of mind. Our physicians, on-site surgeons, specially trained nurses and radiology technologists educate, examine, test and treat your unique healthcare needs. The facility offers comfort and convenience, as well as... Read more
Gynecologists in Southeast Missouri
Saint Francis Medical Center has partnered with the following Cape Girardeau and southeast Missouri area gynecologists to offer women the best care. Many of these physicians perform daVinci Robotic Surgery, and several specialize in both obstetrics and gynecology.
Saint Francis Healthcare System has expanded its services to reach more patients in the region.
Now more patients can have their obstetric and gynecologic needs met, from routine checkups to preparing for childbirth, in their own community.
Jessica H. Lemmons, MD, FACOG, and Grant D. McWilliams, DO, FACOG,... Read more
From childbirth to menopause and beyond, a woman’s physical, emotional and spiritual needs are constantly changing. The need for skilled, compassionate healthcare remains constant. Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau addresses women’s lifelong health issues with a comprehensive array of programs and services delivered... Read more
Women and Heart Attacks
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, causing one in three deaths each year, according to the American Heart Association. Over 430,000 women have heart attacks each year in the United States. Women under the age... Read more
Women’s Health in Cape Girardeau
From childbirth to menopause and beyond, a woman’s physical, emotional and spiritual needs are constantly changing. The need for skilled, compassionate healthcare remains constant. Saint Francis Medical Center addresses women’s lifelong health issues with a comprehensive array of programs and services delivered... Read more
Leading Edge Wound Care in Southeast Missouri
The Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center is a specialized center for the treatment of chronic wounds. Certified medical specialists with advanced training in wound management use leading-edge technology and therapies to treat wounds that have resisted conventional treatment.
The indications for... Read more