Dr. Charles M. Franklin, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Male • Age 59

2360 Maryland Rd
Willow Grove, PA 19090
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Hospital Quality

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Doylestown Hospital
595 West State Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
Abington Memorial Hospital
1200 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Rheumatology Disease Associates
Rheumatology Disease Associates
2360 Maryland Rd
Willow Grove, PA 19090
2400 Maryland Rd Ste 40
Willow Grove, PA 19090
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    Dr. Franklin's Experience

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    2
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Gout
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Lyme Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scleroderma
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vasculitis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    Geisinger Med Center
    Complete in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    Geisinger Med Center
    Complete in 1983

    Fellowship Hospital

    Geisinger Med Center
    Complete in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Franklin & Staff

    • English
    • French
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Franklin's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Franklin has admitting privileges:

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    • Abington Memorial Hospital

    • Doylestown Hospital

    • Holy Redeemer Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Franklin

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Franklin to family and friends

    11 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    11 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
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    11 responses
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    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 11 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Franklin
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    11 responses
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    11 responses
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    11 responses
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    11 responses
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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Rheumatology Disease Associates
    2360 Maryland Rd
    Willow Grove, PA 19090
    (215) 657-6776 (Office)
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    2400 Maryland Rd Ste 40
    Willow Grove, PA 19090
    (215) 657-6776 (Office)
    (215) 657-2035 (Fax)
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