Dr. Serene Francis, MD

Dr. Serene Francis, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Female
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Dr. Serene Francis, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Winfield, IL.

25 N Winfield Rd Ste 507

Winfield, IL 60190

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dry Eyes
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • St. John's Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Francis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Francis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Francis to family and friends
4.2
based on 10 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Francis' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
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)

in Lisle, IL |
Dismissive doctor. Saw her in 2014 for debilitating pain but blood work was negative so she said that I had no autoimmune disorder. She gave me NSAIDs & told me to stop searching for a diagnosis. 2 years later, in severe pain, she gives me plaquenil as a trial. Later, hematologist finds out I have...more
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Glen Ellyn, IL |
Best ever!!! You patients in Georgia are very lucky indeed. We will miss her. Thorough, compassionate & stays informed.
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in Wheaton il |
I honestly can't thank Dr Francis enough for not only really taking the time to teach me about my diseases but really truly listening to me. She is the reason I am here, alive and doing way better then I was in 2013 after she diagnosed me with mixed connective tissue disease. I've been...more
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Naperville, IL |
I have just started seeing Dr. Francis and she was a breath of fresh air. She was very thorough and listened, and professionally disagreed with my previous doctor's recommendation, and provided a understandable basis for doing so.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Francis accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna EPO
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Managed Choice POS
    Open Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Advantage
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
    Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna
    Behavioral Health
    Cigna EPO
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access HMO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • CorVel
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink HMO
    HealthLink POS
    HealthLink PPO
  • HFN
    HFN PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Humana
    Choice
    Choice Care
    Choice PPO
    Humana HMO
    Humana POS
    Humana PPO
  • LifeSynch
    Behavioral Health
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Private HealthCare Systems
    Private HealthCare Systems PPO
  • UniCare
    UniCare HMO
    UniCare POS
    UniCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice
    Choice Plus
    United Behavioral Health
    United Healthcare EPO
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO
  • Viant

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Hospitals where Dr. Francis has admitting privileges

Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital
25 N Winfield Rd
Winfield, IL 60190
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