Francesca Cimino, M.D.

Francesca M Cimino, M.D., Commander, Navy

Name: Francesca M Cimino, M.D., Commander, Navy

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Family Medicine
Director, Reflective Practice curriculum
Faculty Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
Teaching/Education; Ultrasound Use in Primary Care; Telemedicine delivery

Office Phone: 
(301) 295-3839


University of Southern California - B.A., Psychology and Biology with Honors, magna cum laude - 2001
University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine - M.D. - 2005
Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Residency in Family Medicine – 2008


LCDR Francesca Cimino is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland. She is the new director of the Reflective Practice curriculum for the Physician in Society module.

Dr. Cimino graduated from the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine in 2005 and did her residency training in Family Medicine at Naval Hospital Jacksonville in Florida. She was stationed in Yokosuka, Japan from 2008-2011, and deployed in 2010 to the NATO Role III Multinational Medical Unit in Kandahar, Afghanistan. She then moved to Naval Hospital Bremerton and was faculty and Assistant Program Director during her tenure there. Before arriving at USUHS in May 2017, she was a physician at the White House Medicine (WHMU) in Washington, DC, where she was Director of Clinical Services, and the lead physician for the Presidential Support Duty Program and Executive Medicine.

Dr. Cimino is a Fellow in the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and Diplomat of the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM).