St. Francis Medical Center

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About St. Francis Medical Center

St. Francis Medical Center is a not-for-profit 352-bed medical center in Monroe, Louisiana with more than 1,800 team members committed to caring for those we serve. With an acute-care hospital, freestanding outpatient center, 19 outpatient clinics, and nearly 350 physician partners, St. Francis Medical Center provides comprehensive healthcare services for a variety of medical and surgical specialties.

St. Francis offers Northeast Louisiana’s only Level III NICU, Level III OB, and Level II PICU services. St. Francis Medical Center leads the region in heart and vascular services, critical care, and complex and minimally invasive surgical procedures. The hospital offers an Accredited Chest Pain Center and Centers of Excellence in the areas of obstetrics, bariatric surgery, minimally invasive gynecology, and breast health.


About St. Francis Medical Group

St. Francis Medical Group (SFMG) is an organization of physicians, mid-level providers, and team members who provide primary and specialty care through outpatient clinics and a robust Hospitalist/Intensivist Program. The Group is one of Northeast Louisiana’s largest physician networks and is backed by the traditions, values and resources of St. Francis Medical Center. SFMG patients are treated with efficient and state of the art methods with providers delivering respectful and compassionate care, especially for those most in need.

"Our goal is to provide our patients and referring doctors with the best and most efficient healthcare that can be offered in the region. We want to simplify the process of seeing a doctor, so people are treated at the first sign of trouble, before conditions worsen and cause painful and costly complications." - Tom Gullatt, MD, St. Francis Medical Group President.


About the Downtown Monroe Community

Downtown Monroe is a growing district anchored by the beautiful Ouachita River. Conveniently located just off Interstate 20--- it is the central business district of Monroe. Home to the offices of the City, Parish, State and Federal governments, St. Francis Medical Center, and the Monroe Civic Center just to name a few. It is as rich in history as it is in hospitality.

Downtown Monroe is also the home to a variety of award-winning restaurants, a collection of museums, and a variety of art. With 1 brewery, 2 coffee shop/bakeries, 6 bars, 18 restaurants, 360 businesses, 474 residents, and 8,563 employees downtown Monroe is an ideal place to live, work, and grow! Downtown is also home to the Monroe Farmers Market and Downtown RiverMarket.

New energy is spurring new developments throughout Downtown Monroe. There are many new businesses entering downtown including restaurants and residential buildings.