Dr. Allan Frank, MD

Dr. Allan Frank, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Allan Frank, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Alpena, MI and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Wayne State Univ Som in 1990 and specializes in internal medicine.Read his story

105 Arbor Ln

Alpena, MI 49707

Contact Information

(989) 356-3485

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Dr. Frank's Experience

Dr. Frank's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Frank's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Frank "Dr Frank has practiced medicine in California, Illinois and Michigan as well as overseeing laboratory operations in Kansas. He ran international clinical research departments for Abbott and Roche and created and achieved FDA-approval for the first home HIV test and home HCV test in the United States. He created the first FDA-approved telephonic counseling center for HIV, STDs and Hepatitis C, resulting in several academic publications. Shortly after his children were born, he went back into clinical practice full-time and runs Northern Health and Wellness with a terrific staff. While most of his time is dedicated to outpatient medicine, Dr Frank also works as an inpatient physician for MidMichigan Medical Center in Alpena and teaches students from Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine. His first book, "Your Poisoned Plate: Why you are Fat, Sick and Tired" emphasizes his philosophy of educating patients to understand how their daily choices impact their health far more than any pill or supplement."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Frank "We believe in providing explanations and information to patients so that the patient can make an informed decision about treatment decisions.  The doctor-patient relationship should be a partnership not a dictatorship.  The best outcomes occur when patients are informed an effect lifestyle changes to reverse and prevent the medical conditions concerning them."

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

234  Conditions Treated


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28  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dermal Filler
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Weight Maintenance
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Wayne State Univ Som
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Nw Mem Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Nw Mem Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • U Wisc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Frank has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Frank's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Frank to family and friends
23 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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Dr. Frank's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

The most intelligent Dr He makes sure he is understandable , answers all questions . Sees one patient at a time so the wait is minimal . His staff are awesome too . I'm glad I found this facility .
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I have many health issues and Dr Frank is always on top of these. He takes the time to discuss these issues and listens to me. Preventative care is important to him and he encourages a healthy diet.
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Not the brightest, does not get back to the patient in a timely manner, and has allowed greed to overtake his practice.
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