Dr. George J Francis MD Dermatologist

Dr. George Francis is a dermatologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Forbes Regional Hospital and UPMC Passavant. He received his medical degree from University of Bologna and has been in practice for 36 years. He is one of 8 doctors at Forbes Regional Hospital and one of 10 at UPMC Passavant who specialize in Dermatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dermatologist: General Dermatology

Education & Medical Training

St Francis Medical Center (Pittsburgh PA)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1973 - 1975

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Dermatology, 1975 - 1977

St Francis Medical Center (Pittsburgh PA)
Internship, Transitional Year, 1972 - 1973

University of Bologna
Class of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Dermatology
Certified in Dermatology

PA State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Motor end plate innervation loss in diabetes and the role of insulin.
Francis, G.J., Martinez, J.A., Liu, W.Q., Zochodne, D.W., Hanson, L.R., Frey, W.H., Toth, C.

Acute and preventive pharmacologic treatment of cluster headache.
Francis, G.J., Becker, W.J., Pringsheim, T.M.

Intranasal delivery of insulin and a nitric oxide synthase inhibitor in an experimental model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Martinez, J. A., Francis, G. J., Liu, W. Q., Pradzinsky, N., Fine, J., Wilson, M., Hanson, L. R., Frey, W. H., Zochodne, D., Gordon, T., Toth, C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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