Dr. Charles Franklin, MD

Dr. Charles Franklin, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Charles Franklin, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Willow Grove, PA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1981 and specializes in rheumatology.

2360 Maryland Rd

Willow Grove, PA 19090

Contact Information

(215) 657-6776

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Franklin ""My philosophy toward patient care centers on communication. Illness can be frightening. Understanding what is going on and how we might help you is the key to successful outcomes. My focus is always on what's best for the patient and how do we achieve the best possible outcome.""

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

68  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Geisinger Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Geisinger Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Geisinger Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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Dr. Franklin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Franklin

3.9

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Jacquelyn Clifford – Mar 28, 2018
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First appointment went well but to get a followup appointment you have to wait months and then get rescheduled multiple times or have a physician assistant help you. Then go for a 2nd opinion to find out you were misdiagnosed by Dr. Franklin makes it more upsetting. He doesn't truly care about...Read More
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Philadelphia, PA – Nov 28, 2017
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Dr Franklin has always taken his time with me. He makes sure all my questions are addressed. He responds to my emailed questions amazingly fast. He was the second rheumatologist I saw and the difference was night and day. I believe this gifted doctor really cares about his patients.
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Quakertown, PA – Mar 11, 2017
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Most significant issue was with another person's records in front of Dr. Franklin rather than mine, resulting in x-rays needed to monitor changes in my condition not being ordered. Also, nurse told me I was 5'6 at my last visit. I am 5'1. Last straw was being billed a year later for a treatment....Read More
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kathryn ladley in Ambler, PA – May 11, 2016
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