Dr. Al Franco, MD

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Dr. Al Franco, MD
Dr. Al Franco, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Riverside, CA. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 43 years. Dr. Franco is affiliated with Riverside Community Hospital.

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    Dr. Franco's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Franco to family and friends
    3.8
    based on 11 total reviews (4 with comments)
    Dr. Franco's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      31 to 45 minutes
    Patient Comments (4)
    in Glendale |
    Hi I have RA with an auto immune and no one helped me as much as DrFranco He is the Best and so is his staff! Plus he works with supplements not pharmaceuticals and educates you how to use your body to heal itself yes I would recommend Dr Franco to everyone who wants to get well
    in Irvine, CA |
    Worth the wait. Excellent doctor.
    in Peoria, AZ |
    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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    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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    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

    Education

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

      Graduated in 1974

    • Residency Hospital
      Union Mem Hospital

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • German
    • Spanish

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    Professional Affiliations

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    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Procedures Performed

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