Dr. Donald B. Franklin Jr., MD

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Dr. Donald B. Franklin Jr., MD

Nephrology | Male

Nephrology Associates 251 N Lyerly St Ste 100, Chattanooga, TN 37404 Get Directions
(423) 826-8000

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Dr. Franklin Jr. specializes in Nephrology and practices in Chattanooga, TN. He practices at 3 locations.

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      He went over my biopsy slides one by one explaining what we were looking at and what it ment for my transplanted kidney. I feel blessed to have a caring physician who has a teaching heart. He truly wants the patient to participate in their own care.
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      Specialties

      • Nephrology
      • Nephrology & Hypertension
      • Nephrology & Renal Medicine
      • Transplant Nephrology

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      • Internal Medicine
      • Nephrology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Glomerulonephritis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
      • Dehydration
      • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
      • Hyper-IgM Immunodeficiency
      • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
      • Purpura
      • Systemic Vasculitis
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1985

      • Internship Hospital
        Erlanger Hosp University Tenn Chattanooga

        Completed in 1986

      • Residency Hospital
        University Tenn Erlanger Med Center

        Completed in 1988

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Vanderbilt University

        Completed in 1990

      • Undergraduate School
        Georgia Southern University

        Graduated in 1977

        Shorter Universtty

        Graduated in 1980

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Specializes in Nephrology
      • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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