Richard O. Francis, MD, PhD

Expertise in: 
Pathology - Clinical
Board Certifications: 
Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, Clinical Pathology
Accepting New Patients
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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

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • 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

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

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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