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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lance Defrancisco, Internist is Good. Dr. Defrancisco has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Lance Defrancisco, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Defrancisco graduated from Medical College of Pennsylvania & Hahnemann Univ., Philadelphia PA.


Dr. Defrancisco has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Altoona Hospital 
  • Nason Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Lance Carl Defrancisco MD is a male Internist and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Lance C. Defrancisco practice?
Dr. Lance Defrancisco has 1 office location.
Dr. Lance Defrancisco practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near Altoona, PA.
See Altoona Internists and Altoona Gastroenterologists.