Dr. Andrew Francis, MD

OphthalmologyMaleAge 41

Ophthalmology

Dr. Andrew Francis, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Highland Park, IL and has over 11 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 2012. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as AdventHealth La Grange and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Andrew Francis, MD

NorthShore Medical Group Anesth

777 Park Ave W Highland Park, IL 60035
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Francis' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Retinal Dystrophy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Francis treats Retinal Dystrophy more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Francis treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Francis treats Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Francis treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Francis treats Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Francis treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Francis' conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Cancer
  • Retinal Cysts
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Detachment With Break
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Testing
  • Retinal Thermal Laser Therapy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Solar Retinopathy
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Diseases
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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(248) 703-7628

Dr. Francis accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Humana Benefit Plan of Illinois
Medicaid of Illinois
Medicare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Dr. Francis' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Francis

4.9

Based on 28 ratings

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Excellent Surgeon/compassionate bedside manner
Dr. Francis is a highly skilled surgeon and has personal compassion for patients. We highly recommend him as you will received professional & excellent care.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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BarbaraO – Sep 28, 2022
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I like the services I have received for my eye. Dr. Francis has a great bed side manner, explains things very well and is very thorough. I'm very satisfied with the quality of service.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
What could be improved
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Blake G. – Jun 05, 2021
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I'm very happy with Dr. Francis, he is very good at what he does and has a great bed side manner. Dr. Francis is always willing to accommodate you and the front office staff is very frienly
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
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Maria U. – Jun 04, 2021
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I'm very happy with the service that Dr. Francis provided and the front office staff is very friendly.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
What could be improved
No results
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Robert S. – Jun 04, 2021
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I was very satisfied with Dr. Francis, the front office staff is very friendly and welcoming. Without a doubt I will refer my family and friends.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
What could be improved
No results
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Adam R. – Jun 04, 2021
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I'm highly satisfied with Dr. Francis, I've been seeing him for almost two years. The front office staff is very friendly I would highly recommend Dr. Francis to family and friends.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
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Claire R. – Jun 04, 2021
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Mi visita con el Dr. Francis fue muy agradable y una experiencia muy buena. La recepcionista me atendio muy graciosamente, no tuve que esperar mucho para que me viera el doctor, en si mi visita me fue muy bien.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
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Carmen R. – Jun 04, 2021
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Dr. Francis is a really good doctor, and front desk staff is also very friendly and welcoming.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Ludovico T. – Jun 04, 2021
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I was highly satisfied with Dr. Francis I can not say enough good things about him. Everything went very smoothly everyone was nice. The front office staff is very friendly everything is very neat and clean.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
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Shirley L. – Jun 04, 2021
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Me gusto como me trato el Dr. Francis y las recepcionistas fueron muy amables. Me gusto tanto que hice sita para mi esposo.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Listened & answered questions
What could be improved
No results
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Gudalupe S. – Jun 03, 2021
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Dr. Francis is awesome and is very patient. I love going to him he is very thorough and the front desk staff is very friendly and welcoming.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
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Norma C. – Jun 03, 2021
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El doctor es muy amable igual que la recepcionista y mi espera no fue muy tardada. Recomendaria a mis familiares y amigos con el Dr. Francis.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Maria Hernandez Adeame – Jun 03, 2021
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Dr. Francis style is very reasurring made me feel comfortable.
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Silvia E. – Jun 03, 2021
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The doctor was very professional , took his time. Made sure all my questions were answered. I would recommend !
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Fantastic Experience ! – Feb 06, 2021
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I had Dr. Francis take care of my eyes at NorthShore and when he left I went all the way out to Addison to continue my care with him. I have great confidence in his care.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Gerry W. – Nov 11, 2020
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Dr. Francis has been my mom's doctor for well over a year and he has been great at explaining what is going on. And most importantly, giving her shots in the eye, which can be very scary. His bedside manner is incredible and he always makes sure she is not uncomfortable in any way, which is the most important thing. It means the world to me that she is getting such excellent care. My mom has been getting these shots for a year and willingly goes back every time. Sometimes after he gives the shot, she will say "Oh, you did it already?" We have been so grateful to have him as our doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Meg – Oct 03, 2020
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I came to Dr. Francis a while back because I was having problems with my eyes and detached retinas in both eyes. He treated me in a very professional manner and was very upfront. He explained everything in a way that I could understand. 100% 5-star satisfaction.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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John B – Sep 15, 2020
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He was very nice and was thoughtful enough to accommodate me for a visit when I was accompanying someone else for an appointment.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Rita K. – Sep 15, 2020
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I was very impressed with Dr. Francis's knowledge and patience. He explained everything in a way that I understood it. I was amazed at everything that he does. He was very kind and gentle yet very professional.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Patricia T. – Sep 15, 2020
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Dr Francis performed retinal detachment surgery on my eye. He was very thorough in his diagnosis and his diagnostic equipment is new and up to date. He explained things for me in a easy to understand manner and was very receptive with my questions. I was apprehensive about the surgery on my eye and he made me feel at ease. I have never had a procedure on my eye before and he made me feel very comfortable. You take your vision for granted and I would definitely refer to Dr Francis to anyone I know because he is easy to work with and put my fears at ease.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Frank S – Sep 10, 2020
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I am dedicated to providing all of my patients with the highest quality medical care possible. 

Biography

Dr. Francis graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 2012 and completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Illinois at Chicago...Read more

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

2018
University Of California San Francisco|University Of California, San Francisco Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2016
Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary|University Of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
Residency Hospital
2013
Caritas Carney Hospital|Carney Hospital|Carney Hospital University Of Boston
Internship Hospital
2012
Boston University School Of Medicine
Medical School
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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Does Dr. Andrew Francis, MD accept any insurance plans?

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Does Dr. Andrew Francis, MD accept new patients?

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Andrew Francis, MD on Healthgrades. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Francis's profile.

What conditions does Dr. Andrew Francis, MD treat?

Dr. Francis frequently treats the following conditions: Retinal Dystrophy, Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), and Diabetic Macular Edema (DME). See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Andrew Francis, MD's office address?

Dr. Francis' office is located at 777 Park Ave W, Highland Park, IL 60035. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages is Dr. Andrew Francis, MD fluent in?

Dr. Francis is able to speak Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Is Dr. Andrew Francis, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Andrew Francis, MD is affiliated with AdventHealth La Grange and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

Is Dr. Andrew Francis, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Andrew Francis, MD holds board certifications in Ophthalmology.

How much experience does Dr. Andrew Francis, MD have?

Dr. Francis has over 10 years of healthcare experience.

Does Dr. Andrew Francis, MD receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 4.9/5 for Dr. Andrew Francis, MD. Patients say that the provider explained conditions well and they trusted the provider's decisions. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.

Locations

NorthShore Medical Group Anesth

NorthShore University HealthSystem777 Park Ave W Highland Park, IL 60035
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Chicagoland Advanced Retina Care Ltd.

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital3825 Highland Ave Ste 3F Downers Grove, IL 60515
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Chicagoland Advanced Retina Care Ltd303 W Lake St # 303 Addison, IL 60101
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Chicagoland Advanced Retina Care Ltd303 W Lake St # 303 Addison, IL 60101
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NorthShore University HealthSystem

Skokie Hospital-psych Unit9600 Gross Point Rd Skokie, IL 60076
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Francis is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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AdventHealth La Grange

La Grange, IL

75% Patients that would definitely recommend, 5% higher than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Adventist Hinsdale Hospital

Hinsdale, IL

73% Patients that would definitely recommend, 3% higher than the national average

6 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

Downers Grove, IL

77% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% higher than the national average

12 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

AMITA Health St. Alexius Medical Center Hoffman Estates

Hoffman Estates, IL

65% Patients that would definitely recommend, 5% lower than the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: State Ranking Award - Pulmonary Care™ (2023)

Elmhurst Hospital - Main Campus

Elmhurst, IL

81% Patients that would definitely recommend, 11% higher than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022)