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Dr. Paul Francis, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.2 (44)
Map Pin Small Scottsdale, AZ
Accepting new patients
30 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Paul Francis, MD

Dr. Paul Francis, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Scottsdale, AZ. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 30 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from SAINT JOSEPHS MEDICAL CENTER / SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY and is affiliated with HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center and Banner Desert Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Francis an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Francis works at Practice in Scottsdale, AZ with other offices in Gilbert, AZ. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Francis' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Paul M. Francis MD PC
    8412 E Shea Blvd Ste 100, Scottsdale, AZ 85260 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (480) 368-1414
  2. 2
    Gilbert Pulmonary & Critical Care Pllc
    3420 S Mercy Rd Ste 221, Gilbert, AZ 85297 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (480) 614-2500

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  • HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center
  • Banner Desert Medical Center

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Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Upper Back Pain
Vertebral Column Tumors
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Decompression
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Neuroplasty
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    About Dr. Paul Francis, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 30 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1467484881
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • SAINT JOSEPHS MEDICAL CENTER / SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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