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Dr. Frances I Romero

Board Certified Family Physician

Frances Romero, MD, is a Board Certified Family Physician with a wealth of experience in General Prevention, Weight Loss, Women's Health, and Chronic Conditions. She was born and raised in Puerto Rico, where her passion for providing exceptional patient care in a nurturing and supportive environment began to take root.


Despite her parents' profession in Civil Engineering, Dr. Romero knew from a young age that she was destined to become a Physician. This desire was instilled in her by her grandmother, Olga, who graduated from college at age 54 and became a Health Teacher.


Dr. Romero obtained her medical degree from Universidad Central del Caribe Medical School in 2008 and completed her Family Medicine Residency at Lehigh Valley Health Network in 2011, where she served as Co-Chief during her training. She is proficient in English, Spanish, and Spanglish. 


In 2018, she established Shine Direct Primary Care to provide healthcare services to patients regardless of their insurance status. Her clinic strives to be a welcoming environment where individuals can seek medical attention as frequently as needed without concern for expenses or copay eligibility.


During her leisure time, Dr. Romero generously offers her services as a mentor to aspiring young women who aim to flourish in their lives. She also cherishes quality moments with her loved ones and friends, engaging in physical activities, cooking, and reading books centered on entrepreneurship, health, and wellness. Dr. Romero is part of a blended family of eight. Four awesome and talented kids, her life partner Michael and two adorable cats.



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