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Specializes in Cardiology • Male

2801 W Kinnickinnic River Pkwy
Milwaukee, WI 53215
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  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
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Aurora Saint Lukes Medical Center
2900 West Oklahoma Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53215

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Aurora Cardiovascular Services
2801 W Kinnickinnic River Pkwy
Milwaukee, WI 53215
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    Dr. DeFranco's Experience

    Dr. DeFranco's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Internal Medicine
    • Interventional Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine
    • Interventional Cardiology
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    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
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    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tetralogy of Fallot
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Senator Robert Emerson Award for Community Service in Medical Care, 2003
    • The Philip E. Sheridan Prize, Tufts University School of Medicine, 1985
    • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1984
    • Consultant of the Year, McLaren Regional Medical Family Practice Teaching Service, 2001
    • Top Doctors in America: Cardiologists, 2000-2003
    • Transfer Status for emergency percutaneous coronary interventions: An important predictor of worse prognosis, 2003
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Chicago Hospitals and Health System
    Complete in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Chicago Hospitals and Health System

    Fellowship Hospital

    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Complete in 1993

    Undergraduate Schools

    Yale University
    Graduated in 1980

    Other Education

    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Complete in 1994
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. DeFranco & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. DeFranco's Hospital Quality

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    4.7 out of 5

    27 responses

    Dr. DeFranco's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.7 out of 5

    26 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    26 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    26 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    19 responses

    Experience with Dr. DeFranco

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.8 out of 5

    27 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.7 out of 5

    27 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.7 out of 5

    27 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.7 out of 5

    27 responses

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    • Yes.

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    Aurora Cardiovascular Services
    2801 W Kinnickinnic River Pkwy
    Milwaukee, WI 53215
    (414) 649-3530 (Office)
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