Dr. Shani Francis, MD

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Dermatology | Female

1000 Central St Ste 800 Evanston, IL 60201 Get Directions
Dr. Shani Francis, MD
Dr. Shani Francis, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Evanston, IL. She has been practicing for 9 years. Dr. Francis is affiliated with Skokie Hospital, The University of Chicago Medical Center, Highland Park Hospital, Evanston Hospital and Glenbrook Hospital.

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Dr. Francis' Reviews

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3.9
based on 15 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Francis' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
South Elgin, IL |
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
in Wilmette, IL |
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
Chicago, IL |
the worst. She cancels and cancels - doesn't care about her patients - very unreliable and rude.
in Vernon Hills, IL |
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.
in LakeForrest,IL |
Worth the wait helped me a great deal just meeting her she is the best Dermatologist in Northshore!
in Evanston, IL |
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
in Evanston, IL |
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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  •  Specializes in Dermatology
  •  Board certified in Dermatology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dry Skin
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pemphigus
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

Education

  • Medical School
    Wake Forest University

    Graduated in 2008

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Chicago Hospitals
  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Chicago Hospitals

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Dermatology

Procedures Performed

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion