Dr. Francis Ponce, MD

Dr. Francis Ponce, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
(10)
Save
Dr. Francis Ponce, MD is a neurology specialist in West Long Branch, NJ and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine and Surgery in 1988 and specializes in neurology.

107 Monmouth Rd

West Long Branch, NJ 07764

Contact Information

(732) 935-1850

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • QualCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Ponce

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ponce performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Tension Headache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Headache
very high
more than 97% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Ponce's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

53  Conditions Treated

Less

Read Less

2  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.

Education

  • University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine and Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Umdnj-University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Umdnj-University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Temple University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ponce has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Ponce does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Ponce and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Ponce's Reviews

2.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ponce to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Ponce's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have nothing wrong with the dr however the receptionist was so condescending and rude i decided to look for a dr elsewhere!
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Dr. Ponce is one of the nicest, courteous doctors I’ve ever had the pleasure of meeting. He explained everything to me at s level I could understand. I didn’t feel rushed. He was very assuring and knowledgeable. His office staff, on the other hand, needs to learn how to deal with patients.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
He was mean. Actually asked me, "So what do you want out of this?" I had no idea what to answer. What an awkward thing to say. How about answers for all of my mystery symptoms and to be healthy. He was VERY cold and hard to speak with. Office staff were fabulous though. Switching to a new doctor in...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
He is not reactive to a patient in pain. No sense of urgency for his patients. He is a wimp when it comes to dealing with complaints on the RUDE office staff. Won't take phone calls from his patients when they have a question! I was going through a rough time and in a lot of pain, as a patient for...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
0
Are you Dr. Ponce?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Neurology
(20)
Clinical Neurophysiology
(24)
Vascular Neurology
(12)
Sleep Medicine
(25)
Interventional Neurology
(3)