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Specialty:

Internal Medicine
PCP (Primary Care Physician)


Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC St Margaret


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
301 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

Natrona Heights Medical Associates - UPMC
1800 Union Ave.
Natrona Heights, PA 15065
Office Phone:
(724) 230-3420
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Education:

DO, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency:
Western Pennsylvania Hospital,
Pittsburgh, PA




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October 03, 2019

a great dr

September 25, 2019

Dr. DeFrances has helped me get my diabetes in check and even in normal levels with diet, medication and now I am starting an exercise routine....He has been very good at keeping up with my progress and helped make me much more healthy.

September 24, 2019

Doctor was attentive, thorough, and knowledgeable.

September 24, 2019

He was very attentive to what I was saying.

September 24, 2019

He is extremely thorough and very informative. He is very understanding yet persistent when necessary.

September 19, 2019

he is very thorough. he makes sure he goes over everything like the blood work I had done. he keeps telling me to make sure I keep making my appointments to my specialists.

September 16, 2019

good

September 05, 2019

dr defrancis always makes me feel comfortable. he goes over my meds & why I'm taking they. he asks how I'm feeling mentally. we also discussed me getting different blood work, like HIV,and cancer screening.

September 04, 2019

Very concerned and informative as well as supportive

August 28, 2019

I LIKE DR DE FRANCES AND THE CARE I RECEIVE. SOMETIMES I FEEL HE SENDS ME FOR UNNECESSARY TESTS.