Dr. Shani Francis, MD

Dr. Shani Francis, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Dr. Shani Francis, MD is a dermatologist in Evanston, IL and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from Wake Forest University in 2008 and specializes in dermatology.

1000 Central St Ste 800

Evanston, IL 60201

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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Lichen Planus
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hair Loss
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

62  Conditions Treated


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10  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

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.


  • Wake Forest University
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • University Of Chicago Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Chicago Hospitals
    Residency 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
15 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Francis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

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....more
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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...more
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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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