Dr. Francis L Shannon MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Francis Shannon is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Royal Oak, Michigan and is affiliated with Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Shannon accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak
Ranked #25 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Colorado
Residency, General Surgery, 1982–1987

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1987–1989

University Texas Sw Medical Center Affil Hospitals
Residency, Otolaryngology, 1978–1982

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Class of 1978

University of San Francisco
Other Training, Biology, 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 26 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

MI State Medical License
Active through 2017

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

US Navy Commendation Medal, United States Navy
1978

Publications & Presentations

Shannon FL, Marcovitz PA, Stevens MA et al 1998 1 1

Shannon FL, Timmis SB, Sakwa MP, et al 1999 1 1

Shannon FL, Goldstein JA, Timmis SB, et al 1997 1 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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