Fairfield Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that Francis Guerra-Bauman, M.D., Family Medicine Physician, has joined the Medical Staff of Fairfield Memorial Hospital Horizon Healthcare on a full-time basis.

Dr. Guerra-Bauman was born and raised in Panama and attended medical school at Universidad de Panama, where she graduated with honors. She completed an Internal Medicine training and a Hematology fellowship with additional educational experience at University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Mayo Clinic, and practiced as an attending physician for several years in Panama before meeting her husband and relocating to the U.S.

Dr. Guerra-Bauman is a board-certified family medicine physician that completed her residency at WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital in Pennsylvania. During her residency, she served as the Chief Resident and was appointed by the National Hispanic Medical Association as co-chair of the Family Medicine Council. She also received the “Compassionate Physician Award” to recognize her extraordinary compassion toward patients and their families and is the recipient of the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors award “Family Medicine Resident Award for Advocacy”.

“Fairfield Memorial Hospital's commitment to excellence is evident," Dr. Guerra-Bauman stated. "I'm thrilled to be able to care for and provide compassionate service to our community alongside such an incredible and devoted team of physicians and healthcare members.”

Dr. Guerra-Bauman is fluent in both English and Spanish. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and family, watching soccer games, running, traveling, and going for walks with her dog.

“We are so excited to welcome Dr. Guerra-Bauman to our medical staff here at Fairfield Memorial Hospital Horizon Healthcare. Her knowledge and strong reputation for quality care makes her a great addition to our team. She is devoted to her patients and looks to provide them with stability and reassurance throughout their care experience. She will make a wonderful impact on our community and to our team here at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.” Commented FMH CEO Katherine Bunting-Williams, Ph.D. LNHA.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Francis Guerra-Bauman, MD, call 618-842-4617. For more information about the services offered at Fairfield Memorial Hospital, call 618-847-8243.