Dr. Donald Franklin Jr, MD

Dr. Donald Franklin Jr, MD

Nephrology  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Donald Franklin Jr, MD is a nephrology specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in nephrology, nephrology & renal medicine, and more.

251 N Lyerly St Ste 100

Chattanooga, TN 37404

Contact Information

(423) 826-8000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 21 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Franklin Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Nephrotic Syndrome
normal
more than 68% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 60% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
normal
more than 50% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Renal Medicine
  • Transplant Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

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

13  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.

Education

  • Georgia Southern University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Tennessee Chattanooga (Erlanger Medical Center)
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Tennessee Chattanooga (Erlanger Medical Center)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Vanderbilt University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Franklin Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Franklin Jr's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Franklin Jr to family and friends
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Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Franklin Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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