Francis Celis, DO, FACC

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Francis Celis, DO, FACC

Personal Biography:

Dr. Celis joined Samaritan Heart & Vascular Institute in 2009 from Oakwood Southshore Medical Center in Trenton, Mich., where he trained as a fellow in cardiology. Dr. Celis' educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in biology from Johns Hopkins University, a medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency training at NY Downtown Hospital in New York City.

He is board certified in cardiology, nuclear cardiology and internal medicine. Dr. Celis is a member of the American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Osteopathic Internists.

A native of New York City, Dr. Celis planned to return to New York upon completion of his fellowship but instead selected Corvallis for its lifestyle and college-town atmosphere.  He enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, attending Oregon State University athletic events, pick-up basketball and the many outdoor activities the area has to offer.

Medical Education and Training:

Bachelor´s degree: Johns Hopkins University 
Medical degree: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: NY Downtown Hospital 
Fellowship: Oakwood Southshore Hospital
Board Certification: Cardiology, nuclear cardiology and internal medicine



  • Cardiology
    Cardiology is a medical specialty dealing with disorders of the heart. The field includes diagnosis and treatment of cardiac birth defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and arrhythmias. Physicians specializing in this field of medicine are called cardiologists.