Dr. James Francis, MD

Dr. James Francis, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Francis, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Lexington, KY. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. Francis is affiliated with Georgetown Community Hospital, Saint Joseph East, Saint Joseph Hospital and Baptist Health Lexington.

1401 Harrodsburg Rd Ste C335

Lexington, KY 40504

Contact Information

(859) 276-5355

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 8 More

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Gout
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vitamin D Deficiency
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anemia
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Gout
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease, Type 1
  • Proteinuria
  • Purpura
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Dialysis
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Renal Biopsy
  • Vaccination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Centre College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Kentucky
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Kentucky
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Kentucky
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Francis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Francis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Francis to family and friends
3.5
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Francis' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Dr. Francis accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Passport Health Plan
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
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  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Francis has admitting privileges

Baptist Health Lexington
1740 Nicholasville Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
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Georgetown Community Hospital
1140 Lexington Rd
Georgetown, KY 40324
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Saint Joseph East
150 N Eagle Creek Dr
Lexington, KY 40509
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Saint Joseph Hospital
1 Saint Joseph Dr
Lexington, KY 40504
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