Dr. Sheeja Francis, MD

Dr. Sheeja Francis, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Sheeja Francis, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Newburgh, NY and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from St Georges U in 2001 and specializes in rheumatology.

327 Fullerton Ave Ste 2

Newburgh, NY 12550

Contact Information

(845) 562-0740

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

71  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • St Georges U
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Stony Brook University Hospital S U N Y Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • St Joseph Mercy Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015
  • University Of Michigan Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

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
23 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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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 (16)

I saw this doctor a year ago because I was having terrible pain in my joints. I thought it strange that she really didn’t check my joints. She sent me me for one blood test. I returned to her office and she told me I didn’t have Rheumatoid Arthritis only fibromyalgia and that I should get CBT...more
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Dr. Francis is an excellent, caring and knowledgeable doctor. She takes the time to explain all procedures. She is very dedicated to her work. I would absolutely recommend her.
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Dr. Francis is knowledgeable, courteous, has a great bedside manner and when treatment is necessary she gives it. Dr. Francis reminds me of an old fashioned doctor, but has the skills & education to keep up with the ever changing medical world. I am very lucky to be her patient.
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Dr Francis is not only a rheumatologist but a specialist in Sjögren's syndrome. She is now with premier medical group in Newburgh and Fishkill NY
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Straightforward, helpful, intelligent. Well experienced in newest developments in rheumatology.
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