Dr. John Francis, DO

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Dr. John Francis, DO

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry | Male

Kansas City Psych Services 4731 S Cochise Dr Ste 206, Independence, MO 64055 Get Directions
(816) 373-6433

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Dr. Francis specializes in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and practices in Independence, MO. He practices at 1 location.

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    2.8 based on 57 responses
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    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    • How well provider listens and answers questions
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes (55)
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    in Independence, MO |
    Dr. Francis is a very good listener. At first I thought he was preoccupied with paperwork and not understanding or listening to my concerns. After more than 2 years as his patient I found that he has made it a priority to understand and treat my specific needs. I don't mind the wait time as I feel his time with me is well worth the wait. His staff has improved recently. -CW
    in Lees Summit, MO |
    My son and I waited over 45 min to be seen by Dr Francis. Once we did meet with the Dr. he was very rude and sarcastic to myself and my 16 year old son. If you're not interested in various medicines, this Dr. has no interest in helping you. He could not have appeared less interested in talking with my son. In fact, seemed bored. I will not recommend him to anyone.
    in Blue Springs, MO |
    I've had a couple of bad experiences with 5-minute psychiatrists and went to see Dr. Francis based on a referral from a friend of a friend. He spends time getting information from you, is honest with feedback, and makes sure any meds he prescribes, work out for you. He started me on a very common med, but I had a really bad reaction. He returned my call the same day, saw me the next day, and tried a different approach and it worked great for me. He actually 'hears' you, so it's worth the wait.
    Dr. Francis is an amazing doctor. It's true you might wait for a while in the waiting room for your appointment, but that's because Dr Francis doesn't rush his appointment with you. He is very thorough, and makes sure he understands everything you are going through so he know how best to treat you. I will never go anywhere else! This man is a genius, and in the two years he has been treating me I always walk out of his office feeling like I've been heard and understood.
    in Kansas City, MO |
    Dr Francis is very knowledgeable and I trust him. However, he is very busy. If you have to have a doctor you can call and ask questions of at any time, he is not the one for you. He also is constantly running behind on appointments, so expect to sit a while in the waiting room. But there's a good reason for this: he hates to rush a session. He wants to know how you're REALLY doing before he changes your meds. Very different from some psychiatrists. Could make it worth the wait. It does for me.
    in Waynesville, MO |
    I have been seeing Dr. Francis for years now and he has been a life saver for me. Always very kind and concerned about my well being. People post if they have a bad experience or if they don't get the drugs they are seeking. So take bad comments into consideration.
    in Blue Springs |
    Expect 1 hour + wait times to see Dr. Francis. On top of that his staff is rude young girls that have no idea how to run the office. Dr. Franicis Seems to be in this for the money not to help treat his patients
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    Specialties

    • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Psychiatry

    Conditions Treated

    • ADHD and-or ADD
    • Adjustment Disorder
    • Anxiety
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
    • Major Depressive Disorder
    • Opioid Dependence
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Psychiatric Diseases
    • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
    • Schizophrenia
    • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
    • Tobacco Use Disorder

    Procedures Performed

    • Family Psychotherapy
    • Psychiatric Evaluation
    • Psychiatric Medication Therapy

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Ks Univ Of Med & Biosci Coll Of Osteo Med

      Graduated in 2000

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • Malpractice claims in Missouri not available
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Francis' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Francis

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients