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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 62

240 Easton Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Dr. Franco's Experience

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Dr. Franco's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Franco Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
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Hospital Quality

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Saint Peter's University Hospital
254 Easton Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
RWJ University Hospital New Brunswick
1 Robert Wood Johnson Pl
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Saint Peter's Wound Care Center
Saint Peter's Wound Care Center
240 Easton Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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    Dr. Franco's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Laparotomy
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Varicose Veins
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency
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    Background Check for Dr. Franco

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New Jersey.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Newark
    Graduated in 1982
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Franco & Staff

    • English
    • Italian
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    Dr. Franco's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Saint Peter's University Hospital

    • RWJ University Hospital New Brunswick

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    4 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Franco to family and friends

    4 out of 5

    17 responses

    Dr. Franco's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.1 out of 5

    16 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.2 out of 5

    16 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.8 out of 5

    17 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    17 responses

    Experience with Dr. Franco

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.3 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.2 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.1 out of 5

    17 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.2 out of 5

    17 responses

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    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Amerihealth
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • EmblemHealth
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    • Humana
    • MagnaCare
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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    Office Locations

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    Saint Peter's Wound Care Center
    240 Easton Ave
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901
    (732) 846-6199 (Office)
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