About St. Francis Hospital
Founded by a diverse group of community leaders in 1950, St. Francis is a non-profit, community hospital-based in Columbus, Georgia. What began as a 154-bed hospital with 17 sisters, 171 lay people and 60 physicians has grown to a facility licensed for 376-beds with more than 2,800 associates and 300 physicians offering a full range of inpatient, outpatient, and emergency room services, including the areas only open-heart surgery program.
Since the first patient was admitted in April 1950, St. Francis has served the community and region, providing outstanding, compassionate care from one generation to the next. Recognized as the areas finest health care provider, St. Francis continues to reach for the highest standards of quality and safety to offer its patients the best possible care.