Dr. Daniel Francis has been working in cosmetic procedures for over 15 years. Over the years, he has accumulated an extensive amount of experience in a wide variety of cosmetic procedures including Botox, dermal fillers, chemical peels, laser hair removal, Co2 facial resurfacing, spider veins, laser liposuction, and ultrasound liposuction. He’s currently serving as the Medical Director at South Jersey Aesthetics in Woodbine, NJ and Medical Director of Laser Remedy in Philadelphia, PA.
After graduating from medical school at PCOM in 1998, Dr. Daniel Francis had a wide variety of interest in all types of medicine which included General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Obstetrics, Gastroenterology and Emergency Medicine. After discussion and advice from a senior physician advisor, Dr. Francis chose to complete a family medicine residency which in the appropriate setting would allow him to practice the wide variety of medicine he desired. Dr. Daniel Francis completed a family medicine residency at Christiana Care Health Services. During this training Dr. Francis chose to acquire additional training in Obstetrics and in addition to Gastroenterology where he was assigned to the GI laboratory performing a month of endoscopies.
After Dr. Daniel Francis completed his residency he found a position in rural west Texas in which he practice the wide variety of medicine he desired. Dr. Daniel Francis worked for the Gaines County Hospital District in Seminole, Texas from 2001 – 2004. Dr. Francis thrived in this environment, where he was the became Medical Director of the Seminole Family Medical Clinic, eventually requiring and supervising three midlevel practitioners who saw most of the outpatients while Dr. Francis provided inpatient care, performed 1st assist on all surgeries, performed upper and lower endoscopies, performed cardiac stress tests, and obstetrical services. It was here that Dr. Daniel Francis had the highlight of his career when he c-sectioned his wife and delivered his second daughter Layla. Dr. Francis also worked fulltime as an emergency physician for Southwest Medical Associates in Seminole, Texas. After two years, at 31 years old, Dr. Daniel Francis became the Chief of Staff at Seminole Memorial Hospital as well as the Medical Director of the Nursing Home and Charter Medical Director of the Hospice program. In 2003, Dr. Francis obtained his first exposure to cosmetic surgery when he obtained training in Botox and the dermal fillers using collagen named Cosmoderm and Cosmoplast
Due to family health reasons, in 2004 Dr. Daniel Francis urgently returned to New Jersey with his young family.
Initially returning without a job, he quickly found employment as a traveling emergency physician. After traveling for a couple years Dr. Francis grew tired of being away from his family. A friend who owned East End Salon in Philadelphia urged him to perform Botox and dermal fillers at his location. At his persistence Dr. Francis ultimately agreed to open his first aesthetics practice which included purchasing an Elite Laser platform from Cynosure which included a Yag and Alexandrite laser. This device allowed treatment of laser hair removal of all skin types as well as treatment of spider veins.
It was at this time that Cynosure had just brought the first FDA approved Laser-assisted Liposuction device the Smart Lipo. Learning of the extensive surgical experience Dr. Francis obtained in while in Texas a representative of Cynosure urged Dr. Daniel Francis to obtain training in Liposuction. At this urging, in 2007 Dr. Francis went to Florida to train under Dr. Reynolds where he was trained in various techniques including the SmartLipo, VASER (ultrasound assist) and traditional liposuction. Over the following 10 years, Dr. Francis accumulated extensive experience in various cosmetic procedures.
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