Dr. Al R. Franco, MD

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Dr. Al R. Franco, MD

Rheumatology | Male

Arthritis Center Of Riverside 11725 Slate Ave Ste 100, Riverside, CA 92505 Get Directions
(951) 352-1700

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Dr. Franco specializes in Rheumatology and practices in Riverside, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Dr Franco is the BEST if you are battling an Auto Immun see this Dr you will NOT be sorry! He is very through and knows what he is doing. Kind soft spoken and really cares about your well being! He takes his time and runs labs and test NO other Dr ever did and finds the cause of your illness. I would recommend him TO EVERYONE...Love you Dr Fanco he is my shining angel and is helping me get me back and NOT sicky and yuck feeling
I suffer from chronic RA condition!Called made appointment for Jan 4 with dr Franco.nice girl answered phone. Supervisor called back cancelled my appointment and told me it's scheduled for 6 weeks later. I told supervisor I had a health crisis.Was very sick and needed to see the dr Franco right away. That I was crawling to appointment in a week. Supervisor who is evil yelled at me said too bad! And hung up on me! Thats who he makea a supervisor?!she cancelled the appt 6 weeks later too!
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

Procedures Performed

  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    National Higher University Of San Marcos / Academy Of Human Medicine

    Graduated in 1974

  • Residency Hospital
    Union Mem Hospital

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

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Dr. Franco's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Rheumatology
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Franco's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Franco

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients