Dr. Francis Essien, MD

Dr. Francis Essien, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Francis Essien, MD is a general surgery specialist in Wildomar, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Ibadan, College Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in general surgery.

36320 Inland Dr

Wildomar, CA 92595

Contact Information

(951) 698-3000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
more than 83% of peers
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
more than 82% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 78% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

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70  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Ibadan, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Charles R Drew University Med and Science
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Baylor College Of Medicine Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Essien has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Essien's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Essien to family and friends
16 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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  • 1

Dr. Essien's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I would not recommend Dr. Essien to care for any of my family member's including myself. He is a general assemly line physician. If you want quality care travel west to physician's with more experience. Its unfortunate that we had to add even 1 star to rate. Please seek multiple medical opinions...more
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Dr. Essien is a very knowledgeable, caring, trustworthy, surgeon who goes the extra mile for his patients. Although the thought of having surgery can be frightening, having Dr. Essien as my surgeon alleviated my anxieties throughout the whole process of pre-surgery appointments up to the...more
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I would recommend Dr Essien due to his kindness, complete explanations when answering questions. His pleasant demeanor. Soft spoken caring tone. Work ethic is excellent, dependable .
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