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Dr. Shani Francis, MD

Dermatology ·  Female

Dr. Francis

Ashira Dermatology LLC

135 N Greenleaf St Ste 800 Gurnee, IL 60031

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Dr. Shani Francis, MD is a dermatologist in Gurnee, IL and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Wake Forest University in 2008 and specializes in dermatology, pediatric dermatology, and more.


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She was recommended as a busy exec my hair is part of my persona and she was awesome, I waited forever to see her, and I have seen her at her new practice. Worth the wait not only is she a hair loss guru, but she is an even better person. Her team is professional, polite, and just well coached. Enjoyed my experience and will be singing our firm up for her executive services.
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Excellent Physician you know because other Doctors rave about her to start with, and then the patients that I have met adore her. Office is different, the process is definitely not what I was used to but her staff absolutely are great. Mr. Hill was a delight, and Dr. Francis is firm she does not play but if you follow her instructions I promise you'll be better for it. I highly recommend their team you may get a voicemail I called at least 3x but they returned my call but you can book online!
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Very personable and takes time to listen with her busy schedule. She was the best Derm at North Shore. Took 3 appts with different Derm Dr's to find one that would listen and give me a detailed skin exam. I am very saddened she is gone.
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I have two relative that have came to you. Could you please recommend me an Africa American dermatologist if you are not taken new patients. I have five beautiful daughters and two grandchildren . Two daughters have skin problems, one grandson and myself. Please help! Thank you in advance
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Dr. Francis has been one to the best things to happen to Evanston Northshore professional beyond her years and a gem. She saved my life by fighting for a test my insurance refused to pay for suffice to say she was right, and it lead to me winning a case against my insurer. Thank you again Dr. Francis a true godsend. N Friedman
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the worst. She cancels and cancels - doesn't care about her patients - very unreliable and rude.
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I made the appointment 3 mos. in advance. Drove 3 hrs. back and forth. I left 20 minutes early (road blockage, I was late) I called and asked recept. to relay the message. She didn't. I called when I was closer. When I got there, recept was rude and took so many patients that walked in after me that I stopped counting. I asked her nicely to relay my message, including that I'll be out of the country and wanted only a few minutes. HORRIBLE. RUDE. I won't return.
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Worth the wait helped me a great deal just meeting her she is the best Dermatologist in Northshore!
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Very smart and kind listen too you me describe my problem, and then suggest i mediate no pills. I followed up a couple months down the line with news of improvement in condition its true what they say about Dr. Francis. A blessing she is to know
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Everything you could want, personable, knowledgeable, and Incredibly kind Dr. Francis was everything I was looking for in a physician. Well worth the wait!
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About Me

We reject the idea of "puppy mill" medicine @AshiraDerm focuses on learning who patients are so we can address metaphysical issues that contribute to our overall well being, taking a more holistic approach to medicine instead of the often used pharma...

Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Chicago Hospitals
Residency Hospital
University Of Chicago Hospitals
Internship Hospital
2008
Wake Forest University
Medical School
2001
Auburn University
1999
North Carolina A&T
Undergraduate School
2008
2001
1999

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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(847) 868-2655

Dr. Francis accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Preferred PPO
Kaiser Permanente
Priority Health
Priority PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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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Hair Loss
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Francis treats Hair Loss more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Francis treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Dermatitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Francis treats Dermatitis more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Francis treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Skin Infections
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Francis treats Skin Infections more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Francis treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Francis' conditions and procedures:

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Acne Treatment
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Botox® Injection
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Chemical Peel
  • Cold Sore
  • Cryosurgery
  • Dermatitis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Hair Transplants
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Melanoma
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Narrow Band UVB Light for Psoriasis
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pemphigus
  • Plantar Wart
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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Ashira Dermatology LLC

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  • Hours
    • Mon: closed
    • Tue: 10:00am - 7:00pm
    • Wed: 10:00am - 7:00pm
    • Thu: 10:00am - 7:00pm
    • Fri: closed
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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