Memphis Surgery Associates joins SFMP

By Rob Robertson of the Memphis Business Journal – printed May 30, 2014

Saint Francis Healthcare has made a deal to purchase Memphis Surgery Associates, a 48-year-old surgeons group, effective July 1, 2014.

The agreement means Memphis Surgery Associates will become a part of the Saint Francis Medical Partners network.

“We are very pleased about this new partnership with Memphis Surgery Associates,” said Dave Archer, Saint Francis Healthcare CEO. “This group has a stellar reputation in the community and a close working relationship with both Saint Francis Hospital – Memphis and Saint Francis Hospital – Bartlett, as well as a number of other hospitals in Shelby County.”

The addition of Memphis Surgery Associates increases the Saint Francis Medical Partners employed physician network to more than 58 physicians and 18 practices.

Founded in 1966, Memphis Surgery Associates specializes in a variety of general, peripheral vascular, endocrine, oncological, colorectal, and robotic surgical procedures. The group has 11 surgeons on staff and offices in Memphis and Bartlett. Several of the physicians are trained in robotic surgery.