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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (86)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Francis, Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Francis has been reviewed by 115 patients who have provided 86 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 3.4
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Francis graduated from University Of The West Indies, Jamaica, Kingston. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2013)


Dr. Francis has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • St Luke's Episcopal Hospital 
  • Memorial Hermann Hospital 


  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard R Maxwell Francis MBA and MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 23 years of experience and practices in Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Trauma.
Where does Dr. Richard R. Francis practice?
Dr. Richard Francis has 4 office locations.
Dr. Richard Francis practices Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Trauma near Bellaire, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Beaumont, TX and Katy, TX.
See Bellaire Surgeons.