(LEXINGTON, NC - August 3, 2012) Wake Forest Baptist Health-Lexington Medical Center welcomes two new physicians who begin practice Monday, August 6. Frances I. Romero, M.D., a family medicine physician, and Jennifer L. Sauceman, M.D., a pediatrician, have joined a growing group of Wake Forest Baptist Health Community Physicians who practice solely in Lexington.
Dr. Romero joins the professional staff of Wake Forest Baptist Health-Family Medicine. Dr. Sauceman joins the professional staff at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.
"Providing for the medical needs of Davidson County begins with recruiting and retaining exceptional physicians," said Steve Snelgrove, Lexington Medical Center president. "That's why Wake Forest Baptist Health and Lexington Medical Center are committed to bringing needed medical specialties to Lexington." He added that another family physician, Kehinde Eniola, M.D., began practice locally in mid-July.
As a part of the Family Medicine-Lexington practice, Dr. Romero joins Jancinta Babb, M.D., and Kehinde Eniola, M.D. As family medicine physicians, they provide continuing and comprehensive health care for the individual and family across all ages, genders, diseases and parts of the body. They specialize in providing a wide range of acute, chronic and preventive medical care services including disease diagnosis and treatment and chronic disease management.
Dr. Romero completed her medical degree at the Universidad Central del Caribe in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. She completed the Family Medicine Residency Program at Leheigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Pennsylvania, serving as chief resident her final year. She is fluent in both written and spoken English and Spanish.
Dr. Sauceman joins several pediatricians at the Lexington practices located on Medical Park Drive. She completed her medical degree at James H. Quillen College of Medicine, a part of East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee. She recently completed residency training in pediatrics at Brenner Children's Hospital, a part of Wake Forest Baptist Health.
As a pediatrician, Dr. Sauceman and her colleagues specialize in the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. She provides preventive health maintenance for healthy children as well as medical care for children who are acutely or chronically ill. In addition to managing the physical health of her patients, she also manages their mental and emotional well-being in every stage of development-in good health or illness.
Both practices are accepting new patients. Appointments can be made online by visiting Lexington.WakeHealth.edu or by phoning the practices. The family medicine practice can be reached by calling 336-243-8615. The pediatric practice can be reached by calling 336-249-4911.
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