Dr. Kurt Francis, MD

Dr. Kurt Francis, MD

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary DiseasesMaleAge 69

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kurt Francis, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Salt Lake City, UT. Dr. Francis has more experience with Pulmonary Vascular Conditions than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities St. Mark's Hospital and Lone Peak Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Francis to book an appointment.

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Practice

Heart Center at St. Mark's1160 E 3900 S Ste 2000 Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Francis is affiliated with St. Mark's Hospital Salt Lake City, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for cardiology.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

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Dr. Francis' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Francis

4.8

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I maybe waited 4 minutes for myappt. but I was early. Dr Francis' CNA is the best. She makes you feel so at ease before Dr comes in. She always has a bright and shinny disposition. Great start to awesome visit. Dr Francis did not rush me one bit and let me ask all my questions I had prepared to ask him. I left feeling confident that his decisions on my continued care are right on track.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Tess – Jul 28, 2020
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Everyone was courteous at St. Mark's, and I felt comfortable with the Covid-19 arrangements so we would all be safe. Dr. Francis took time to listen to me and explained the course of treatment. I only waited a few minutes before seeing the doctor.
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Virginia B. – Jul 12, 2020
Six-month checkup. Always valuable since I have a history of pneumonia.
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May 21, 2020
Staff was efficient and friendly. Dr Francis listened and was willing to spend the time I needed. I’ve had three appointments and all were equally good.
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Apr 23, 2020
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Doter Francis has helped me control my asthma to the point where I seldom have attacks
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Gregory Shoop – Apr 23, 2020
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Dr. Francis and his staff are professional and take the time to listen. Very good experience.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Feb 25, 2020
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Dr. Francis on my first visit made me feel like he was very interest in hearing what my concerns are and took the time to explain in depth what what action he felt I should take. What a refreshing Doctor in these times.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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David Kirk – Feb 25, 2020
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Thank you for the kind rating, David!
Easy to discuss various topics
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Richard Mimms – Feb 20, 2020
Been going to Dr. Francis 40+ years never doubted him, he’s a great doctor.
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Merna Parker – Dec 21, 2019
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The entire encounter was a good experience including reception, medical assistants and the physician. I feel like I received excellent care.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Robert B – Dec 16, 2019
I think the world of Dr. Francis. He is a wonderful physician who treats each patient with professionalism, genuine care and kindness. His staff is exceptional as well. I feel very fortunate to have Dr. Francis as my Pulmonologist.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jacqueline Clarken – Dec 02, 2019
The staff and Dr Francis are always on time. I never have to wait longer than about 15 mint.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Nov 05, 2019
I have been associated with Dr Francis since 1993 and he has treated my husbands, son and myself. I recommend Dr Francis to anyone who I know who might need pulmonary care. His knowledge is amazing!! The care he gives his patients is unmeasurable!! Thank you!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Janet McMillan – Oct 29, 2019
He is really great doctor. I have been going to him for years.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Oct 28, 2019
Excellent, informative and helpful
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Leo Rooks – Oct 28, 2019
I have been seeing Dr Francis for 3 years now. He is very knowledgeable, answers my questions, and I feel I have a good doctor-patient relationship. The staff in the office is professional and helpful. I would recommend Dr Francis to anyone needing a pulmonary doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Aug 30, 2019
Great Doctor
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Aug 20, 2019
Very easy to understand what he explains. I trust Dr. Francis.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Aug 16, 2019
It was for an annual Check up we thought it went very well he was very nice polite and to the point
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jul 19, 2019
Professional, Knowledgable, Listens Well and very Caring.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Bill in Sandy, UT – Jun 19, 2019

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Francis

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Francis treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Francis treats other conditions, please contact the office at (801) 266-3418.

Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.Compare with other Pulmonary Vascular Conditions specialists.

Dr. Francis is experienced in the area of Pulmonary Vascular Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Francis
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Pulmonary Embolism
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
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Check Dr. Francis' experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Francis' conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Spirometry
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Francis accepts

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(385) 317-6495

Dr. Francis accepts the following insurance:

AARP
Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Altius Health Plans
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Federal Employee Program (FEP)
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Hometown Health Plan
Humana
Choice Care PPO
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Meritain Health
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
PEHP
PHCS
Private HealthCare Systems
Pyramid Life
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah
Value Care
Tricare
UniCare
Union Pacific Railroad Employee Health Systems
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare
Secure Horizons
United Healthcare
Wise Provider Networks

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Francis has worked in pulmonary and critical care medicine for over 26 years.

Biography

This physician is accepting telehealth visits. Dr. Kurt Francis is a board-certified pulmonary specialist from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He received his...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonology

Education

Oklahoma University College Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
Oklahoma University Tulsa Medical College
Residency Hospital
University of Utah
Internship Hospital
Oklahoma University College Of Medicine
Medical School
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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Kurt Francis, MD?

Call (385) 317-6495 to make an appointment as a new patient. Click here for more information.

Is Dr. Kurt Francis, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Kurt Francis, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Francis' profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Kurt Francis, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Kurt Francis, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Francis frequently treats Pulmonary Vascular Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Francis specializes.

Where is Dr. Kurt Francis, MD's office located?

Dr. Francis' office is located at 1160 E 3900 S Ste 2000, Salt Lake City, UT 84124. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Kurt Francis, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Francis has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Francis is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

St. Mark's Hospital

Salt Lake City, UT

68% Patient Experience Rating, 1% lower than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2019)

Lone Peak Hospital

Draper, UT

83% Patient Experience Rating, 14% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)