Dr. George Francis, MD

Dr. George Francis, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 75
(38)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. George Francis, MD is a dermatologist in Wexford, PA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from U Bologna in 1971 and specializes in dermatology.Read his story

1000 Stonewood Dr Ste 200

Wexford, PA 15090

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hair Loss
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ringworm
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Francis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Francis "Dr. George Francis was born and raised in Monessen, PA. He attended Washington and Jefferson College where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree. He continued his education at the University of Bologna, in Italy, where he received his Doctor of Medicine degree. After graduation, he moved to the Pittsburgh area and continued his education at St. Francis Medical Center where he completed a residency program in internal medicine. To pursue his interest in dermatology, he also completed a residency program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and became a board certified dermatologist. He then joined the dermatology practice of Drs. Farney and Nieland. Dr. Francis was very involved with St. Francis Medical Center and in 1993 opened his own practice across the street from the hospital. He was named Chief, in the Division of Dermatology at St. Francis Hospital and held that position until the hospital closed. He was also named Chief, in the Division of Dermatology at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital in 2004 and held that position until his associate, Dr. Melanie Costa, took over the responsibilities in 2008. Dr. Francis has also enjoyed teaching dermatology to students and residents throughout his career. He currently lives in Fox Chapel with his wife Susan, and enjoys photography, travel and reading."

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

8

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • U Bologna
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • St Francis Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • St Francis Genl Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University Of Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Francis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Allegheny County Medical Society, Member
  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society, Member
  • Pittsburgh Academy of Dermatology, Member

Dr. Francis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Francis to family and friends
4.8
based on 38 total reviews (22 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (35)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Francis' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

The staff is very courteous and professional, and I was seen at my scheduled appointment time. Dr. Francis did a great job in explaining my situation and is very personable.
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Hi Thank you for the 5 star rating and taking the time to leave a review. I appreciate it very much.

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Dr Francis provides excellent care and explanations of skin conditions and appropriate care.
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I had an appointment yesterday and by the end of the day recommended Dr. Francis to a co-worker.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Francis since 1993. He is a very respectful man and an outstanding doctor. Throughout these past 25 years he has treated my minor issues so that they did not become major ones. I would highly recommend him.
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Great doctor. I always have 100% confidence in him.
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