Dr. Paul Francis, MD

Dr. Paul Francis, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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61 y/o
(30)

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Dr. Paul Francis, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Dr. Paul Francis

8412 E Shea Blvd Ste 100

Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • CopperPoint Mutual
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Maricopa Foundation For Medical Care
  • One Health
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Francis' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Francis treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Francis treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Francis performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Francis performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Spinal Stenosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Francis treats Spinal Stenosis more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Francis treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

To help people achieve health for life.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • BARROW NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine, Baltimore MD
    Internship Hospital
  • 1987
    New York Medical College
    Medical School
    1987

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Dr. Francis' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Francis

4.2

Based on 30 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Paul Francis saved me from living in a wheelchair. I can walk because of him. I'd been to three other doctors in Prescott and all didn't think I needed anything but shots in my back. NO! I lost the ability to know that I have to pee.... could have been so much worse if Dr. Francis hadn't put me...Read More
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I had a three level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, I can not believe he is so down to earth and kind in todays date. He explains everything to you and will give you all options, He will even tell you if you want you can wait and watch but with these risks I will recommend not taking the...Read More
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Dr. Francis saved my life 19 years ago - brain tumor surgery. Was told by Dr. Francis how difficult it was - Surgery lasted 12 hours. Was allowed to go home from St. Joseph's Hospital after three days. Life was able to go on after that - I will always remember the name of Dr. Paul Francis, and...Read More
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Talked about himself the entire time. As in the WHOLE time. Counseling was horrible. Did not explain my MRI, pathophysiology, course of disease, treatment options, nothing. Shut down every inquiry I had about treatment telling me to live with it. Straight up told me he doesn't like surgery before...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
CopperPoint Mutual
Worker's Compensation WC
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Maricopa Foundation For Medical Care
One Health
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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