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Dr. Charles Franco, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 66

Dr. Franco

Charles Franco, M.D.,FACS Group

2 Research Way Ste 307 Monroe Township, NJ 08831

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Dr. Charles Franco, MD is a general surgery specialist in Monroe Township, NJ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Newark in 1982 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.


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(609) 409-4500

Dr. Franco accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
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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

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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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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 Ectasia
  • 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 answerin...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

1989
Montefiore / Albert Einstein Coll of Med
Fellowship Hospital
1985
UMDNJ New Jersey Med Sch
Residency Hospital
1982
UMDNJ New Jersey Med Sch
Internship Hospital
1982
University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Newark
Medical School
1974
Rutgers University
Undergraduate School
1989
1985
1982
1982
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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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
23.529411764705884%
(4)

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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 minutes of my phone call. I cannot say enough about him. His office staff is extremely friendly, making you feel comfortable right away. I highly recommend him as a doctor and surgeon
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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 have too!” but is that the answer you want from your doctor?!
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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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I would absolutely recommend Dr. Franco to anyone!!! He did an excellent job with my surgery and his office staff is so knowledgeable, kind and compassionate. I was hospitalized after my colon surgery and I felt supported every step of the way. The staff answered any questions I had when I called and let me know the doctor was available to see me if I was unsure about anything during my recovery. Dr. Franco is an intelligent, kind man with a great nursing crew.
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Dr. Franco is what a doctor should be-knowledgeable, compassionate and kind. He took as much time with me as needed during each visit and that was deeply appreciated. His staff was just as thoughtful and kind and treated you like family. I highly recommend Dr. Franco who is a true professional and gentleman.
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From our first visit, in a February snow storm, to yesterday, our last post-operative visit, Dr. Franco and his staff have been wonderful. We appreciate your surgical skills Dr. Franco and especially your kindness and professionalism. Hernia surgery was not on my list of things I would choose to do, but Dr. Franco's skill and caring made the process easier than I thought, and tolerable. I was not frightened and felt so much at ease from the moment my wife and I met you and your excellent staff.
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Dr. Franco is a great surgeon! I highly recommend him!
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Really poor patient experience. Not consumer friendly. tough staff and difficult doctor.
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