Saint Francis Medical Partners Expands 

Saint Francis Medical Partners Opens New Locations

Six new physicians added to primary care network

(October 4, 2011 – Memphis, Tenn.) Saint Francis Medical Partners recently added six new physicians to its primary care network.  The addition of Dr. Karima Causey, Dr. Jerry Floyd, Dr. Joseph C. Garbarini, Dr. Jeffrey Hoover, Dr. Robert Kulinski and Dr. Monica Warhaftig brings the total employed and affiliated physicians in the Saint Francis Medical Partners Network to approximately 30.

Dr. Causey joins Saint Francis Medical Partners at 1144 N. Houston Levee.  Dr. Floyd joins Saint Francis Medical Partners at 7662 U.S. Highway 51 in Millington.  Both will be fully supported by the resources of Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett.

“We’re very proud to have Dr. Causey and Dr. Floyd join the Saint Francis Medical Partners family,” said Will Lowes, Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett director of business development.  “As family medicine practitioners, they will provide the quality care that our patients have come to expect from Saint Francis Medical Partners.”

Dr. Kulinski, Dr. Garbarini and Dr. Hoover will continue seeing adult patients at Kulinski and Associates, located at 3787 Summer Ave. in Memphis. Dr Warhaftig is based at the Perkins Extended Saint Francis Medical Partners-East office.

“Saint Francis Healthcare continues to build a strong network of affiliated physicians, including specialists. Clinical integration of medical services is an important strategy in dealing with healthcare reform,” says Michael Lachina, MD, Saint Francis Healthcare Chief Medical Officer.  “We are pleased to see the continued interest of physicians in partnering with us.”

The Saint Francis physician network now includes Saint Francis Medical Partners-Bartlett, Saint Francis Medical Partners- Millington, Saint Francis Medical Partners-Perkins Extd., Saint Francis Medical Partners –Summer Ave., Saint Francis Medical Partners-Houston Levee, Saint Francis Medical Partners -Memphis Medical Specialists, Saint Francis Hospital Inpatient Physicians, and the Saint Francis Center for Surgical Weight Loss.