Carolyn Francis, PA-C - Asante

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Carolyn Francis, PA-C

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  • Asante Physician Partners


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  • Asante Physician Partners Clinic
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Primary Specialty

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism


  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Physician Assistant


  • English



Carolyn Francis, PA-C, earned her physician assistant degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise and sport science from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, and worked as a certified personal trainer for four years.

  • Working with John Gallen, MD, Carolyn provides comprehensive care for adults with diabetes ranging from Type 1, Type 1½, and Type 2, including advanced carbohydrate counting, insulin pumps, continuous glucose sensors, U200, U300 glargine, and U500 insulin (both in pumps and with a syringe).
  • She also manages other chronic metabolic and endocrine disorders.
  • Carolyn specializes in using nutrition as the main tool for the prevention, treatment and even reversal of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease


Carolyn is passionate about providing her patients with the tools they need to make successful dietary and lifestyle changes to improve their health and enhance their overall quality of life. She has five years of experience providing our community with nutrition education through lectures, workshops, classes, and one-on-one counseling. She continues to provide monthly weight-loss classes for people with diabetes. She is a true believer of “practicing what you preach” and has followed a whole-foods, plant-based diet for the past seven years.

Outside of work, she tries to take full advantage of the beautiful Rogue Valley and can be found camping, hiking, biking, running, or wine tasting. She is proud to have finished her first triathlon this year and is looking forward to many more fitness challenges.

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  • Office Phone: 541-789-8000
  • Fax: 541-789-6461

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As the largest healthcare provider in nine counties, Asante provides comprehensive medical care to more than 580,000 people throughout Southern Oregon and Northern California. Our facilities include Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners and additional healthcare partnerships throughout the region.