Dr. Charles Franco, MD

Dr. Charles Franco, MD

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Age 66
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Dr. Charles Franco, MD is a general surgery specialist in Monroe Township, NJ and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Newark in 1982 and specializes in general surgery, surgery, and more.

2 Research Way Ste 307

Monroe Township, NJ 08831

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Franco's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Venous Insufficiency
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Franco treats Venous Insufficiency more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Franco treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Franco treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Franco treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Franco performs Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Franco performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Debridement
  • Knee Debridement

Dr. Franco's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Ultrasound
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Heart Defects
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Heart Surgery
Laparotomy
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency

About Me

Care Philosophy

I discuss my surgical recommendations very specifically with patients; their thorough understanding is very important in their care. I explain the goals and risks of every procedure, verify their understanding of same, and have open dialogue answe...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

  • 1989
    Montefiore / Albert Einstein Coll Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital
    1989
  • 1985
    UMDNJ New Jersey Med Sch
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1982
    UMDNJ New Jersey Med Sch
    Internship Hospital
    1982
  • 1982
    University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Newark
    Medical School
    1982
  • 1974
    Rutgers University
    Undergraduate School
    1974

Languages

  • Italian
  • English

Awards

Dr. Franco's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Franco

3.9

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
1 Star
23.529411764705884%
(4)

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  • Staff friendliness
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Dr Franco is an excellent surgeon. He was referred to my by another doctor. I am so glad I went to him and did not listen to some of the bogus reviews. He is a true professional, knowledgeable and kind. I am still recovering from surgery and had a small scare. He responded back to me within 5...Read More
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I would never recommend!!!!!!!!! With as many years of experience as he has and yet he discharged me from the hospital without testing, only to find out later I need emergency surgery without which I would have died. When my husband asked him why? His answer was true, he said “because I didn’t...Read More
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Dr. Franco is wonderful and everyone that works in the office is so nice and helpful. My husband had surgery and they were very through explaining everything. Took their time and also gave the same instructions in written form. Always so pleasant & helpful when you call.
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The office staff of Dr. Franco in Cranbury are rude, unhelpful, unresponsive and have no sense of urgency. On more than more occasion we have had bad experiences with this office and would not recommend this doctor or practice based on our experiences.
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The office staff and him are the most professional group of people, you can call the office at anytime of the day and everyone who you speak are the kindest . Everyone says hello to you even if your not dealing with them. Great experience all the way around thanks
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Select
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare