Richard Oscar Francis, MD, PhD

Specialties:
Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, Clinical Pathology, Pathology - Clinical
Accepting New Patients

Overview

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Medical Director, Special Hematology and Coagulation Laboratory

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital

Gender

  • Male

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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • HMO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • PhD, Columbia University
  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: 2011 New York Blood Center

Board Certifications

  • Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine
  • Clinical Pathology

Honors & Awards

2011 Paul E. Strandjord Young Investigator Award, Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists

2013 The Dr. Joseph G. Fink Laboratory Medicine Faculty Teaching Award, Columbia University Medical Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology

Research