Richard O. Francis, MD

Clinical Pathology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)

Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.

AARP [Medicare Managed Care]

Aetna [EPO, HMO, Indemnity, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Access (Exchange), Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

AmeriHealth [HMO, PPO]

Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield [Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield]

Blue Shield [New Jersey]

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, Indemnity, POS, PPO]

Consumer Health Network (CHN) [Consumer Health Network (CHN)]

Elderplan [Medicare Managed Care]

Emblem/GHI [HMO, 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 [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Guardian Life [Guardian Life]

Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield [Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield]

Independent Health [Independent Health]

Local 1199 [Local 1199]

MagnaCare [MagnaCare]

Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]

Medichoice [Medichoice]

Multiplan [Multiplan]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]

POMCO [POMCO]

QualCare [QualCare]

TRICARE [TRICARE]

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)]

VNSNY CHOICE [SelectHealth]

WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Education

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Fellowship: New York Blood Center

Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology at CUMC

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