Dr. Sheeja Francis, MD

Dr. Sheeja Francis, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
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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
  • HAP Insurance

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
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

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Francis treats Arthritis more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Francis treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Francis treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Francis treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip

Dr. Francis' conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cryoglobulinemia
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Pyogenic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Francis' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Francis

3.3

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
52.17391304347826%
(12)
4 Stars
8.695652173913043%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
39.130434782608695%
(9)

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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...Read 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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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
HAP Insurance
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