Diseases of Hair/nails,
Laser Hair Removal,
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures,
Pediatric General Dermatology,
Skin Cancer Surveillance
NorthShore Medical Group
Alopecia, Ethnic Hair/Skin, General Dermatology
Clinical Assistant Professor
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 2008
University of Chicago Hospitals, 2009
University of Chicago Hospitals, 2012
In the News
Such moments are especially frightening for women, says Shani Francis, MD, director of the Hair Disorders Center of Excellence at NorthShore...Some reasons for hair loss...
The Wilmette Beacon
If there’s an expression that defines Dr. Shani Francis’ life, it would be, “When life throws you a curve ball, be sure to knock it out of the park.” [Subscription Access]
"Aging can make hair thinner, drier and less manageable," notes dermatologist Shani Francis, MD, director of the Hair Disorders Center of Excellence...The trick is to restore hydration...
Make It Better
Approximately 40 percent of all women will have some type of hair shedding during their lifetime, according to Shani Francis, M.D., of NorthShore...
“Fully understanding everything that is awry is very important at the onset because hair cannot regrow unless the environment is perfect,” said Dr. Shani F. Francis, a board- certified dermatologist...at NorthShore...
Dr. Shani Francis, dermatologist at NorthShore, offers some important advice on how people with brown skin can avoid cancer...
According to Dr. Shani Francis...director of the Hair Disorders Center of Excellence at NorthShore University HealthSystem...telogen effluvium is much more common in women than men. “It is the typical ‘shedding’ that happens after childbirth in some women...
Dr. Shani Francis discusses her personal experience with hair loss and how it has positively impacted her patients' care.