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Willis Knighton Physician Network


Willis Knighton Ark-La-Tex Urology

2449 Hospital Drive
Suite 340
Bossier City , LA 71111

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8:30am - 5:00pm
8:30am - 5:00pm
8:30am - 5:00pm
8:30am - 12:00pm
Willis Knighton Ark-La-Tex Urology

About Me

Shannon P. Francis, APRN, FNP-C, (American Academy of Nurse Practitioners) is an advanced practice registered nurse and a certified family nurse practitioner. She graduated from Stephen F. Austin University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She began her career as a day surgery registered nurse in Texas for eight years. She moved home to Bossier City and transitioned to Willis-Knighton as an operating room nurse in 2004 where she became head nurse for eight years.  

Francis’ clinical interests led her to urology nursing at Willis-Knighton for five years beginning in 2012. During that time, Francis continued her education and graduated with a master’s degree in nursing from University of Cincinnati, followed by certification as a family nurse practitioner. Francis then pursued other clinical interests as an orthopedic nurse for five years. She now returns to Willis-Knighton as nurse practitioner at Ark-La-Tex Urology. Francis’ care philosophy is to treat every patient as if they are a member of her own family.   

In her personal time, Francis enjoys working in her yard, planting flowers, traveling the country, working out on her treadmill, and hanging out with her family and friends. Her husband also works at Willis-Knighton and they have five children. 


Insurances Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
  • Aetna Coventry Advantra Louisiana
  • Aetna Coventry Medicare Dual Preferred
  • Aetna Medicare Freedom PPO
  • Amerihealth Caritas Louisiana
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO Preferred Care
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Federal Employees
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - HMO Louisiana
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
  • Cigna HealthCare
  • Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
  • First Health
  • GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
  • Gilsbar
  • Health Plus of Louisiana
  • Healthy Blue
  • Humana
  • Humana Choice PPO
  • IMA of Louisiana
  • Louisiana Healthcare Connections
  • Louisiana Medicaid
  • Louisiana Medicaid CHIP
  • Mail Handler's Benefit Plan (Aetna)
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicare Traditional Part B
  • Multiplan
  • Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
  • Novasys Health
  • People's Health
  • PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems / Multiplan)
  • PPO Plus
  • Tricare for Life
  • Tricare Prime
  • Tricare Select / Standard
  • UMR (United Healthcare)
  • United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • Vantage Health Plans – Commercial & Medicare Advantage
  • Workers Compensation
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Provider Ratings

4.9 out of 5

(215 ratings)

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