Dr. Richard R. Francis, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine, Surgery more...

(26 reviews)

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Accepting new patients 15 years of experience Easy scheduling Low wait times


Dr. Richard R. Francis, MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon (Spine Surgeon) in Houston, TX. He specializes in Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine, Orthopaedic Surgery, and Surgery, has 15 years of experience, and is board certified. He graduated from St Lukes Episcopal Hospital and he is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital, Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center, Advanced Diagnostics Hospital and Clinics, and First Surgical Hospital.

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Sep 28, 2009
Dr. Francis gave me my life back

Just a little over one year ago, I believe I had almost come to the point where I felt I might have to accept pain as a way of life, along with the inability to stand up straight or walk normally. After meeting with Dr. Francis and his fantastic...


Oct 8, 2009
Great Surgeon

God has truly blessed Dr. Richard Francis and his staff to do excellent spinal surgery.

Three weeks after my surgery, I was up and walking without my brace and everything was fine. I’m glad that Dr. Francis was my doctor and I thank God...


Mar 5, 2010
Finally pain free

There were 3 doctors in Houston, TX that operated on me and could not fix the problem in my spine. I was in a wheel chair when I met Dr. Francis. On Jan 16th 2009 he did the surgery. After about 2 weeks I was totally pain free. Before the...


About Dr. Richard R. Francis, MD


  • Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine
  • Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Years of Experience

15 years of experience

Languages Spoken

  • English



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Education & Certifications

Medical Education

  • University of the West Indies


  • University Hospital Of The West Indies
  • Aberdeen Royal Infirmary


  • St Lukes Episcopal Hospital

Board Certifications

  • ABMS
  • ABMS


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Primary Location

Spine Associates

9301 Southwest Fwy Ste 600,

Houston, TX 77074

  • Saturday 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Spine Associates

3820 Pointe Pkwy,

Beaumont, TX 77706

  • Saturday 7:00 am - 5:30 pm

Admitting Hospitals

  • Advanced Diagnostics Hospital and Clinics
  • First Surgical Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
  • Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital

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