Eric Gavour, MD Joins Baptist Premier as an Internal Medicine Physician

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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Baptist Medical Center announces the addition of  Eric Gavour, MD as an internal medicine physician at Baptist Premier.

Prior to joining Baptist Premier, Gavour completed an internal medicine residency at Meharry Medcial College in Nashville, Tenn. Additionally, Gavour received a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana. He also obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the same university.

Additionally, Gavour served as a member of the military with the 1st Brigade Combat Team as a member of the Treatment Squad at Battalion Aid Station in Fort Drum, NY. He received several medals including the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal and the Army Good Conduct Medal among others.


On May 1, 2017, Mississippi Baptist Health Systems signed a shared mission agreement with Baptist Memorial Health Care, which is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee. Baptist Memorial is the largest not-for-profit health care provider in the Mid-South with hospitals in Arkansas, Tennessee and Mississippi. As a result of the shared mission agreement, Baptist Memorial became Mississippi’s fourth largest employer and the largest health care system in the state. Baptist Memorial hospitals offer patients in rural and urban areas access to the region’s largest network of doctors and specialists, as well as access to Epic―one of the country’s most sophisticated electronic health record systems. For more information, please visit www.mbhs.orgor contact the Baptist Health Line at 1-800-948-6262 or 601-948-6262.


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