Dr. Joseph Francis, MD

Dr. Joseph Francis, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. Joseph Francis, MD is a dermatologist in Atlantis, FL and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Howard University in 2007 and specializes in dermatology.

109 John F Kennedy Dr Ste A

Atlantis, FL 33462

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • National Elevator
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Basal Cell Carcinoma
very high
more than 92% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 92% of peers
Skin Cancer
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Francis'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Francis "Dr. Francis' practice is focused on the multi-disciplinary treatment of skin cancer. He is a firm believer that the Mohs technique of removing skin cancer provides the highest cure rate with minimal removal of normal surrounding tissue."

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

22  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Paracentesis
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Duke
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Howard University
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Harbor UCLA MC
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Bennett Surg Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Francis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Francis' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Francis to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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 (4)

First of all, this is the best doctor of any kind, that I have ever visited! He is down to earth, practical, and very kind. He did Mohs surgery on my basal cell carcinoma on my leg. I never felt a thing. He communicates clearly and spends time with you making sure you are ok. He surely knows...more
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Dr. Francis is a standout doctor. He was recommended to me by my father and I finally gave in after seeing three other dermatologists in the Jupiter/PBG area for the last many years. No stuffed shirt relationship here. He is professional and deals in honest and integrity. Beyond that he spends time...more
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Dr Francis was very professional and treated me with outmost respect. He professionally and gently performed my surgery while explaining every step of his work. His discharge instructions are totally understandable. The staff are freindly, accommodating and also extremely respectful and kind! I...more
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Referred to Dr. Francis for Mohs surgery by another Dermatologist after a biopsy. I had a squamous cell very close to my lip. He performed Mohs on me. He had to go in twice to get it all. He and his assistant were wonderful. The large incision was beautifully stitched and closed. I feared...more
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