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Dr. Richard Francis, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
4.2 (264)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Richard Francis, MD

Dr. Richard Francis, MD is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in Houston, TX. They specialize in Orthopedic Spine Surgery, has 36 years of experience. They graduated from University of the West Indies Faculty of Medicine (Mona) and is affiliated with East Houston Hospital & Clinics and The Woodlands Specialty Hospital. Dr. Francis, completed a residency at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Patients rated Dr. Francis an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Francis works at Practice in Houston, TX with other offices in Beaumont, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Back Pain and Sacrum Disorders along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield 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
    Spinal Technologies L.L.C.
    9301 Southwest Fwy Ste 600, Houston, TX 77074 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (713) 383-7100
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    06:30 - 19:30
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    07:00 - 17:30
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2
    Beaumont Spine Associates
    3820 Pointe Pkwy, Beaumont, TX 77706 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (409) 767-8221
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    06:30 - 19:30
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    07:00 - 17:30
    Sunday
    Closed

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • East Houston Hospital & Clinics
  • The Woodlands Specialty Hospital

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Treatment frequency



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Back Pain
Sacrum Disorders
Low Back Pain
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Gait Abnormality
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Radiculopathy
Sciatica
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Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Upper Back Pain
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Wound Repair
Abdominal Pain
Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Adult Scoliosis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Spine
Arthrogryposis - Severe Scoliosis
Ataxia
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Autonomic Neuropathy
Avulsion Fracture
Baker’s Cyst
Barrett's Esophagus
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Breast Cancer
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Cavernous Malformation of Spine
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Disorders
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spondylitis
Cervical Spondylolisthesis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Chordoma
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Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Fractures
Complex Spine Disorders
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Compound Fracture
Compression Fracture
Congenital Spine Disorders
Constipation
Degenerative Scoliosis
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Foot Sprain
Fracture
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Gallstones
Gynecologic Cancer
Hiatal Hernia
Hip Fracture
Hip Sprain
Hip Tendinitis
Inguinal Hernia
Intra-Articular Fracture
Knee Fracture
Kyphosis
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Lipomas
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Lordosis
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Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Lump
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Lung Cancer
Malunion of Fracture
Mass
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Medial Epicondylitis
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Myelopathy
Neck Injuries
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Pain
Neck Sprain
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Nerve Pain
Neuritis
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Neurological Injuries
Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pathologic Fracture
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pediatric Fractures
Pediatric Spinal Disorders
Pediatric Tumor
Pelvic Fracture
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pinched Nerve
Pinched Nerve in Back
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pseudoarthrosis
Radiculitis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
Secondary Malignancies
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Infections
Spinal Instability
Spinal Osteophyte
Spine Dislocation
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondolthesis
Spondylarthritis
Spondylosis
Sports Injuries
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stress Fracture
Systemic Sclerosis
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Disc Disorders
Thoracic Disorders
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Umbilical Hernia
Vertebral Column Tumors
Vertebral Fracture
Wear and Tear Arthritis
Whiplash
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Wrist Fracture
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Cervical Spine Surgery
Complex Pediatric Spine Surgery
Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
Complex Spinal Reconstruction
Complex Spine Surgery
Degenerative Disc surgery
Disc Replacement
EMG (Electromyography)
Facet Blocks
Fracture Care
Herniated Disc Surgery
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Kyphoplasty
Kyphosis Surgery
Laminectomy
Lower Spine Surgery
Lumbar Disc Replacement
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Lumbar Spine Surgery
McMurray's Test
Microdiscectomy
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Neck Surgery
Neurostimulation
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Pediatric Spine Surgery
Pediatric Surgical Procedures
Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Scoliosis Surgery
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Surgery
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Internal Fixation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Surgery
Steroid Injection
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Surgery, Trauma
Sympathetic Nerve Block
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Total Disc Replacement
Tumor Surgery
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    4.2
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    Based on 264 ratings
    Patient Ratings (264)
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    4 Star
    (11)
    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
    (39)
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, French and Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1649212531
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Baylor University
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
    Residency
    Internship
    • UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN / COLLEGE MEDICINE AND MEDICAL SCIENCES
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of the West Indies Faculty of Medicine (Mona)
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of The West Indies
    Undergraduate School

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    Dr. Francis has seen patients for Back Pain and Sacrum Disorders, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Francis on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    264 patients have reviewed Dr. Francis. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Francis.

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