Dr. Denise Francois is American Board Certified in anatomic and clinical pathology and hematopathology. Before attending medical school, Dr. Francois worked as a clinical laboratory scientist in cytogenetics. She completed her residency at Penrose Cancer Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she gained extensive experience in surgical pathology and bone marrow biopsy procedures. Dr. Francois completed her hematopathology fellowship at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, California.
Dr. Francois is an experienced U.S. Air Force physician, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. She was assigned to the Air Force Academy and Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, where her responsibilities included contributing to academic medical training as key faculty. At the academy, Dr. Francois trained internal medicine staff to perform bone marrow biopsy procedures. At Wilford Hall, Dr. Francois trained pathology residents and gave lectures on hematopathology.
Dr. Francois’ experience as a clinical laboratory scientist in cytogenetics, expertise in bone marrow biopsy procedures and extensive training in hematopoietic morphology and flow cytometry offers a well-rounded approach to diagnosing hematopoietic diseases.