Dr. Karl Francis Jr, MD

Dr. Karl Francis Jr, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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47 y/o
(91)

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Dr. Karl Francis Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Provo, UT and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

Utah Surgical Associates

3550 N University Ave Ste 250

Provo, UT 84604
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • PEHP
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Francis Jr' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Rib Fracture
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Francis Jr treats Rib Fracture more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Francis Jr treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Francis Jr performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Francis Jr performs this procedure more than 78% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Francis Jr performs Gallbladder Removal more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Francis Jr performs this procedure more than 76% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystectomy, Open
  • da Vinci® Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy

Dr. Francis Jr' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal Disorders
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagostomy
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Impaction Removal
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fracture
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Surgery
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

You, the patient, are the most important person to our practice. We are committed to providing the best possible medical care. Excellence is our goal. We have worked to provide a full range of service and have highly trained and knowledgeable staff who have been together for some ten years plus. We look forward to being part of your medical team.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2007
    Creighton University
    Residency Hospital
    2007
  • 2003
    Creighton University
    Internship Hospital
    2003

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Francis Jr' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Francis Jr

4.8

Based on 91 reviews

5 Stars
91.20879120879121%
(83)
4 Stars
3.2967032967032965%
(3)
3 Stars
2.197802197802198%
(2)
2 Stars
2.197802197802198%
(2)
1 Star
1.098901098901099%
(1)

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  • Time well spent
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  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Very good experience with Dr. Francis. Would highly recommend trusting him with your surgery.
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Excellent surgeon, highly recommend. He repaired a hernia I had for 11 months!
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I had a wonderful and stress free gallbladder removal. He did the surgery quick with zero complications. I would definitely reccomend him to other people. He's a very busy surgeon, not a lot of time to talk. But you can tell he cares about his patients. He answered all my questions and concerns and...Read More
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He is very friendly and professional. Informed me about everything needed for proper care and did a excellent job.
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In the office he didn't spend a lot of time with me. He was willing to answer questions but since this was all new to me I didn't know what questions to ask. He is knowledgeable but didn't seem that concerned about anything but the facts. In and out visit. At the surgical center I thought he would...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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AARP
Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Altius Health Plans
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
PEHP
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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