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Specializes in Family Medicine • Female • Age 51

13645 W Indian School Rd
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
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Accepting new patients?

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Dr. Francois' Offices

Sunset Family Physicians
Sunset Family Physicians
13645 W Indian School Rd
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
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Dr. Francois' Experience

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Dr. Francois' Specialties

  • Family Medicine

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Hospital Quality

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Dignity Health - St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
350 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013

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Patient Satisfaction

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    Phone & Address

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    Is Dr. Francois accepting new patients?

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    Sunset Family Physicians
    13645 W Indian School Rd
    Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
    (602) 456-7678
    Contact Information
    (623) 873-8033 (Office)
    (623) 873-3660 (Fax)
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    Accepted Insurances

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    • AZ Health Concepts
    • Bankers Life and Casualty
    • Banner Health
    • Bashas Benefit Trust
    • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    • Benefit Concepts
    • Benesight
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    • Broadspire
    • Care 1st Health Plan
    • Care Credit
    • Caremark Pharmacy
    • Carrington
    • CHAMPVA
    • Christian Care
    • Cigna
    • City of Mesa Health Plan
    • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
    • Comprehensive Medical and Dental Program (CMDP)
    • Compusys
    • Concentra
    • Conseco
    • CopperPoint Mutual
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • CRS
    • Delta Dental
    • EBMS
    • El Paso First Health Plan
    • Employers Dental Service
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Fortified Provider Network
    • Galaxy Health Network
    • Gila River HealthCare
    • Golden Rule
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    • Group Health Cooperative
    • Guardian
    • Health Choice of Arizona
    • Health Net
    • Health Plan of Nevada
    • Healthcare Connect
    • HealthCare Consortium of Arizona
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Indian Health Service
    • Ironwood Cancer and Research Center
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
    • LifeWise
    • Lincoln
    • Lovelace Health Plan
    • Lutheran Preferred
    • Magellan Health Services
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Maricopa Foundation For Medical Care
    • Maricopa Health Plan
    • Maricopa Managed Care
    • Marsh Affinity Group Services
    • Mayo Clinic
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • MedPartners
    • Mercy Care
    • Meritain Health
    • MetLife
    • Midwest Life
    • Monumental Life Insurance Company
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual Medical
    • National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE)
    • National Roofers Union & Employers Joint Health & Welfare Fund
    • One Health
    • Operating Engineers Health & Welfare Plan
    • PHCS
    • Phoenix Health Plan
    • Physicians Mutual
    • Portamedic
    • Premier Group Insurance
    • Principal Life
    • Private HealthCare Systems
    • Private Small Business Insurance
    • Prudential
    • Secure Care Indemnity
    • Self Pay
    • Sierra Choice
    • Sliding Scale
    • Southwest Service Administrators, Inc.
    • State Farm
    • Sturm Ruger & Co.
    • Three Rivers Provider Network
    • TPA
    • Tricare
    • Triwest
    • Ucare
    • UniCare
    • United American Insurance Company
    • United Healthcare Community Plan
    • United Healthcare Life Insurance Company
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • University Physicians
    • Unum
    • Veteran Administration Plan
    • Wausau Benefits
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
    • Worker's Compensation
    • Zenith Administrators Inc
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  2. Dr. Francois' Experience

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine
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    • Bone Density Scan
    • Diet Counseling
    • EKG (Electrocardiogram, ECG)
    • Sports Physical Examination
    2
    • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    • Epstein-Barr Virus
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Gout
    • Headache
    • Leg Pain
    • Migraine
    • Shingles
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    Background Check for Dr. Francois

    Malpractice Claims not available

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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    State Univeristy Of New York At Stony Brook
    Graduated in 1991

    Internship Hospital

    St Joseph's Hospital
    Complete in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center
    Complete in 1994
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Francois & Staff

    • English
    • French
    • Spanish
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  3. Dr. Francois' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Francois

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    2.9
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    Dr. Francois' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    2.7 out of 5

    22 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.6 out of 5

    24 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3 out of 5

    24 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

    23 responses

    Experience with Dr. Francois

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.2 out of 5

    24 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.3 out of 5

    24 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.7 out of 5

    24 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.5 out of 5

    24 responses

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