Dr. Shayla Francis, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 39
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Dr. Shayla Francis, MD
As a fellowship trained Mohs Surgeon and Board Certified Dermatologist, Dr. Francis specializes in the treatment of skin cancer and cosmetic dermatology. Her skills allow her to treat all forms of skin cancer, ensuring highest cure rates while maximizing cosmetic results. Dr. Francis graduated magna cum laude from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a bachelor's degree in biology. She then attended medical school at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society and graduated with distinction.While at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Dr. Francis completed her dermatology residency and a research fellowship in immunodermatology funded by the National Institutes of Health. She also served as the chief resident, and authored numerous medical articles for the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Archives of Dermatology, and the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. Dr. Francis completed a competitive fellowship in procedural dermatology, Mohs micrographic surgery, and cosmetic dermatology at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Francis endeavors to serve her community by promoting skin health through prevention, intervention, and rejuvenation.

7336 S Yosemite St Ste 100

Centennial, CO 80112

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Dr. Shayla Francis, MD

Dr. Shayla Francis, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

At Francis Skin Surgery and Dermatology we specialize in skin cancer treatment and cosmetic dermatology.

Our complete approach to skin cancer care includes prevention, detection, treatment and restoration. Our Board Certified Dermatologists and fellowship trained Mohs skin cancer surgeon are committed to patients and strive to provide the highest quality care in an efficient, pleasant environment.

Cosmetic procedures are performed by our Board Certified Dermatologists and fellowship trained dermatologic surgeon. We would be honored to discuss your cosmetic needs and options.

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Dr. Francis' Experience

Dr. Francis' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Dermatology
  • Board certified in Dermatology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Procedural Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Dermatitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Hair Loss
  • Intertrigo
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Warts


  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Collagen Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Peel
  • Hair Removal
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Laser Treatment for Melasma
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • University Of Colorado
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of Colorado At Denver
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Washington Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

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
based on 20 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Francis' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
in Centennial, CO |
Dr. Francis is friendly and highly professional. She is excellent with diagnosis and treatment and provides the highest quality of care. She listens well and does only the procedures that are necessary. She has treated me successfully for 2 conditions. In addition, she performed extensive moh's surgery on my husband's nose and the outcome was outstanding. Her staff is excellent from the front desk to her highly qualified medical staff.
in Morrison, CO |
Hi everybody, Ray here. I have taken too long to share my experience with Dr Francis and her office of professional(s) as a patient for a MOHS procedure in mid-May 2016. 3 surgeries (near my left eye, my upper lip and centured on my chest). I asked a ton of questions, before during and after. All answers offered rang true in procedure and results. Over the last 9 months I have returned for various laser treatments (hair, wrinkles, age spots). Very satisfied. My go-to for skin care. For real.
in Littleton, co |
Dr Francis is an incredibly caring and knowledgeable doctor. She explains everything well and makes sure you understand. I have recommended her to several friends and wouldn't hesitate to recommend her to anyone. She has treated both my wife and myself for skin cancer and we continue to see her regularly for follow up skin checks.
in Littleton, CO |
Dr Francis is an outstanding doctor. She is very competent and caring. She doesn't rush you and explains things very well.
in Denver, CO |
Went to see Dr. Francis to check an area of concern. Was found to have a minor skin cancer that they were certain could be treated without incident. The office visit, to the staff -top notch!
in Baker, WV |
Drs. Francis and Orton and their staff were great; straightforward, accommodating, friendly and efficient.
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Dr. Francis accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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