Dr. Maria Francis, DO

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Dr. Maria Francis, DO

Rheumatology | Female

Hinsdale Orthopaedics 1870 Silver Cross Blvd Ste 200, New Lenox, IL 60451 Get Directions
(815) 462-3474

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      3.3 based on 41 responses
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      She seemed nice and caring during the initial visit but after that you could never reach her. Her office staff was useless and said they couldn't get a hold of her. I usually have good instincts about people but not this time. My son in law is experiencing the same problems with her right now that I had. So, mine was not just a conflict or misunderstanding.
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      Specialties

      • Rheumatology

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      • Internal Medicine
      • Rheumatology

      Conditions Treated

      • Achilles Tendinitis
      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankylosing Spondylitis
      • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
      • Arthritis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bleeding Disorders
      • Bone Disorders
      • Bursitis
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pain
      • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Dermatomyositis
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Discoid Lupus
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Fibromyalgia
      • Foot Conditions
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Disorders
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Lichen Planus
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lupus
      • Malaise and Fatigue
      • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Osteoporosis
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
      • Polymyositis
      • Psoriasis
      • Psoriatic Arthritis
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Raynaud's Disease
      • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Scleroderma
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spondylitis
      • Still's Disease
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Systemic Sclerosis
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Trigger Finger
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vasculitis
      • Wegener's Granulomatosis

      Procedures Performed

      • Acupuncture
      • Botox® Injection
      • Joint Drainage
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University, Midwestern University

        Graduated in 2004

      • Internship Hospital
        Midwestern University Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine

        Completed in 2004

      • Residency Hospital
        Midwestern University Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine

        Completed in 2007

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Midwestern University Chicago

        Completed in 2009

      • Undergraduate School
        Loyola University

        Graduated in 1998

      • Other Education
        Northeastern Illinois University

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Rheumatology
      • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Francis' Care Philosophy

      Dr. Francis strives to increase her patients? knowledge of their diagnosis, in order to get them to participate more fully in their recovery. Francis has a mission to help bring advances in therapy, accurate diagnoses, and prevention of autoimmune conditions to her patients.