Affinity Medical Group welcomes Dr. Steve Baughman into practice
05 / 23 / 2011
Maria Nelson, Media Relations
Affinity Health System
(920) 554-0686 (pager)
Menasha, Wis. – Affinity Medical Group welcomes Steve Baughman, MD into practice. Baughman, a board-certified urologist, will begin practicing at both Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh and St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton. Baughman has special interests and experience with broad-spectrum, comprehensive urologic care, especially minimally invasive surgical technology. His extensive experience includes laparoscopic and robotic techniques, female urosurgical care, urethral surgery, urinary stone disease, infertility, genitourinary cancer and prosthetic urology.
Baughman earned his medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia, Mo. He completed his urologic surg ical residency with the U.S. Air Force at both Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. Prior to joining Affinity Medical Group, Baughman served as a department of defense overseas staff urologist in the United Kingdom, followed by a tour as a surgical teaching faculty member at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, where he also served as the director of applied urosurgical research, associate program director and aero-medical urology consultant to the USAF Aero-Medical Consult Service.
For the Editor:
Affinity Health System, a faith-based regional health care network, is the Fox Valley’s second-largest employer, according to the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry. For the fourth consecutive year, Affinity has been named one of the nation’s top 64 health systems based on clinical performance according to Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of health care. For ten consecutive years, Affinity Health System has been named to the SDI (formerly Verispan) Integrated Health Network Top 100, an annual assessment of the 100 most highly integrated health care networks in the nation. Both St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton and Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh rank among the top 1 percent of hospitals nationwide in terms of quality and efficiency, as determined by the 2007 Premier | CareScience Select practice National Quality Award. Members of Affinity include Mercy Medical Center and Mercy Health Foundation, Oshkosh; St. Elizabeth Hospital and the St. Elizabeth Hospital Foundation, Appleton; Affinity Medical Group, a regional network of 25 family practice and specialty clinics – 22 of which are recognized as NCQA Level III medical homes, the highest level of recognition – in 14 communities; Calumet Medical Center, Chilton; and Affinity Occupational Health.