Michael L Francisco, MD

Michael L. Francisco, MD
Review Score:
3.7/5 (based on 6 Reviews)
Portneuf Medical Group - Medical Oncology
777 Hospital Way
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 239-1720
Board Certified: 
American Board of Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
Education & Training: 
Fellowship: Univ of Massachusetts Hospital
Internship: Mt. Vernon Hospital
Medical School: University of Liege
Residency: Bridgeport Hospital

Michael L. Francisco, MD, is board-certified in internal medicine, hematology, and oncology. From 1995-1996 he served as the Chief of Medicine for Bannock Regional Medical Center. He was the Medical Director of the Portneuf Cancer Center in 2007. Dr. Francisco completed undergraduate studies at State University of New York at Potsdam, New York, majoring in biology. He attended medical school at the University of Liege in Belgium. This was followed by an internal medicine residency at Bridgeport Hospital in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Dr. Francisco was a fellow in hematology and oncology at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, Massachusetts, prior to his moving to Pocatello.

He is a native of the East Coast, predominately the New York region, came to Pocatello in the early 90’s when he joined the Pocatello Clinic of Internal Medicine. He established a full-time practice with the Portneuf Cancer Center in January 2005. Dr. Francisco, his wife, and two children are an avid outdoor family who enjoys tennis, skiing, and gardening.

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Michael L Francisco, MD

Featured Reviews



He’s been my cancer oncologist for 14 years. Very direct and honest. Staff is very caring.

   — Cath


Dr. Francisco has been amazing. He is very caring and provides information clearly and directly. This is so helpful when you have cancer. He is always supportive and willing to research and answers all my questions.

   — Stephanie L


I had a video visit and Dr Francisco was great. He clearly explained what I had and what my options were and what to expect with each option. He gave me the facts and let me decide my procedure.

   — David


Horrible. Just an awful man, very rude and intimidating unless you agree to everything he suggests. I never believed an oncologist might push chemo on a person solely for money and then I had to meet with this man. Would never see him again. He was also extremely rude to his staff members all three times I saw him, in front of me and my husband



Condescending, patronizing, rude, would rather die consumed by cancer than go back to see that man.

   — Pocatello, ID