Dr. Francis K Eshun MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Francis Eshun is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in Phoenix, Arizona and is affiliated with Phoenix Children's Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Ghana Medical School and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Eshun accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 19 doctors at Phoenix Children's Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Clinical Interests: Sarcoma, Pediatric sarcomas

Hospital Affiliation

Phoenix Children's Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 2002 - 2005

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2005 - 2008

University of Ghana Medical School
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Sickle cell disease and complex congenital cardiac surgery: a case report and review of the pathophysiology and perioperative management.
Sanders, D.,Smith, B.,Sowell, S.,Nguyen, D.,Derby, C.,Eshun, F.,Nigro, J.

VEGF Blockade Enables Oncolytic Cancer Virotherapy in Part by Modulating Intratumoral Myeloid Cells.
Currier, M. A.,Eshun, F. K.,Sholl, A.,Chernoguz, A.,Crawford, K.,Divanovic, S.,Boon, L.,Goins, W. F.,Frischer, J. S.,Collins, M. H.,Leddon, J. L.,Baird, W. H.,Haseley, A.,Streby, K. A.,Wang, P. Y.,Hendrickson, B. W.,Brekken, R. A.,Kaur, B.,Hildeman, D.,Cripe, T. P.

VEGF blockade decreases the tumor uptake of systemic oncolytic herpes virus but enhances therapeutic efficacy when given after virotherapy.
Eshun, F. K., Currier, M. A., Gillespie, R. A., Fitzpatrick, J. L., Baird, W. H., Cripe, T. P.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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