Francisco Jaume, D.O., an accomplished orthopedic surgeon with 28 years of experience, will serve as Lead Orthopedist for Yavapai Regional Medical Group, Orthopedic Surgical Services (formerly Yavapai Regional Medical Center PhysicianCare). The new clinic has opened at the following temporary location: YRMC Outpatient Services Building, 7700 East Florentine Road, Building B, Suite 203, Prescott Valley, 86314. The clinic can be reached at 928-708-4545.
In his new role, Dr. Jaume will lead the development of Yavapai Regional Medical Group, Orthopedic Surgical Services, which will serve the orthopedic needs of people throughout Yavapai County.
“I’m looking forward to building an orthopedic group from the ground up,” Jaume said. “Our goal is to provide the highest quality care to patients. We’ll achieve this through a talented team of orthopedic surgeons, registered nurses and other healthcare professionals who will join me in delivering the latest in orthopedic surgical services.”
Yavapai Regional Medical Group, Orthopedic Surgical Services takes a collaborative approach to health care thanks to the multispecialty medical practices that comprise Yavapai Regional Medical Group. The collaborative, integrated network includes 25 primary and specialty clinics located throughout the community.
Dr. Jaume – who is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Medicine – is an expert in the following orthopedic surgical procedures and care:
Carpal tunnel release
Press-fit total knee replacement
Fracture care (upper and lower extremities)
Rotator cuff repair
Achilles tendon repair
Flexor and extensor tendon repair of the hand
Jaume has served patients in the Quad Cities area since 2004. In 2015, he was recognized as YRMC’s Physician of the Year for his outstanding leadership and commitment to exceptional patient care.
Jaume received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Stratford, New Jersey. After that, he pursued a rotating internship at Union Hospital in Union, New Jersey. This was followed by an orthopedic surgical residency at the College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Jaume’s career also includes an impressive record of military service. He served in the United States Marine Corps for six years, achieving the rank of Sergeant. He also served for eight years in the United States Air Force Medical Service Corps, where he earned the rank of Major.
For more information about Yavapai Regional Medical Group, Orthopedic Surgical Services, talk to your primary care provider, visit YRMC.org, or call 928-708-4545. QCBN
By Bridget O’Gara
Bridget O’Gara is a writer, communications strategist and project manager who specializes in health care. She works with mission-driven healthcare organizations, including hospitals, other healthcare providers and advocacy organizations.