Francis X. Strain, M.D.

Mercy Personal Physicians Downtown - Baltimore, MD

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Francis “Skip” Strain, III, M.D. is a top rated Primary Care Doctor and a member of Mercy Personal Physicians Downtown in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Strain serves the residents of Downtown Baltimore and its surrounding communities, including Federal Hill, Canton, Fells Point, Baltimore Metro Center and Mt. Vernon.

Among Baltimore’s Best

Dr. Francis Strain is an experienced medical physician and a respected member of Mercy Personal Physicians Downtown. He has been providing the residents of Baltimore with knowledgeable and sympathetic primary care for over 20 years. Over this time, he has been named one of the region’s "Top Docs" by Baltimore magazine, and has built lasting and trusting relationships with his patients, colleagues and fellow physicians.

Primary Care Experience Backed by Mercy

Dr. Strain’s association with Mercy Medical Center allows him to easily transition patients with urgent or complex conditions to the appropriate physicians, surgeons and specialists. His location within Mercy’s state-of-the-art medical facility affords him access to advanced diagnostic tools and treatment options.

Dr. Strain treats patients with a wide variety of conditions and diseases. His experience allows him to identify and treat common illnesses and symptoms on-site, including cold/flu, sore throat, back pain and headaches. Ongoing and continued care of returning patients allows Dr. Strain to carefully evaluate their treatment progression, needs and responses – maximizing the benefits and efficiency of his care of chronic conditions.

Dr. Strain is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. His focus centers on primary and family care, with interests in women’s health, osteoporosis and eating disorders. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and completed his Residency at University of Maryland Medical System in Baltimore.

Practice & Associations:

Dr. Strain sees patients in the McAuley Professional Office Building, McAuley Plaza, 301 St. Paul Place on Mercy’s Downtown campus. He practices alongside his colleagues, Mercy Primary Care Physicians Drs. R. Paul Sabundayo and Arnel Tagle.

Education & Fellowships
  • Residency – Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Medical Degree – University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, Maryland