Dr. Eric Francke, MD

Dr. Eric Francke, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(40)
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Dr. Eric Francke, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Austell, GA. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. Dr. Francke is affiliated with Wellstar Paulding Hospital, Wellstar Douglas Hospital and Wellstar Cobb Hospital.

3672 Marathon Cir Ste 200

Austell, GA 30106

Contact Information

(770) 944-3303

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Limb Cramp
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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Procedures

  • Degenerative Disc surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • UNIV OF NC CHAPEL HILL SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Francke has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Francke's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Francke to family and friends
3.9
based on 40 total reviews (18 with comments)
Dr. Francke's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (18)
Smyrna, GA |
Dr. Fancke, was personable and easy to understand. Wanted to make sure I understood what was going on and my options.
in Marietta, GA |
Top notch. Has relieved my pain almost 100%. Recommend highly!
Lithia Springs,GA |
Explained options and answered all my questions thoughtfully.
in Lithia Springs, GA |
The doctor's in this office plus the office staff have been nothing less than amazing to me.
Atlanta, GA |
Everyone has been considerate, helpful, and understanding. Doctor has always been straight forward and honest
Smyrna, GA |
Very poor scheduling. Very poor communication from staff. I had one visit and not going back.
Atlanta, GA |
Awful Doctor. Truly, patient well being is not his priority. Regardless, of what anyone says he is a terrible doctor. Not even willing to come see the patient. He is most definitely a "Cut and done type of surgeon." I would definitely see another doctor before having Dr. Francke operate on you or a loved one. He deserves negative stars, but unfortunately that is not an option.
Lithia Springs, GA |
Doesn't listen to patient and not very good communication skills. Not sympathetic to my condition and pain I was in. Had to wait over an hour multiple times. Would not recommend.
Carrollton, GA |
Definitely one of those doctors who want nothing to do with helping you if you aren't to the point of needing surgery. I went to him for a pinched nerve in my upper back. He did to me what he does to all his patients. Sent me over to his pt department. Said after 6 weeks, or 18 pt treatments and nearly a grand of out of pocket costs, if still in pain he will look to see where and what the problem is.
in Douglasville, GA |
We have been extremely pleased with Dr. Eric Francke and staff. I bragged so much at Gold's gym and Chamber of Commerce that I came back by and got Dr. Francke's picture bio and took it to Chamber and Gold's for our friends! They valued my recommendation. A++ for Justin and friends at Dr. Francke's
Atlanta, GA |
He as a great doctor.
in Douglasville, GA |
Dr. Francke has a great bedside manner and is very caring toward his patients. He has stellar skills. I had neck surgery and he made sure my husband and I understood clearly what was about to happen and what we could expect - the good and the bad . All my follow up care with him was with tenderness and caring He truly was concerned about my health and recovery. It was one of the easiest and totally pain free experiences of survey I have ever experienced. He is an excellent surgeon.
in Atlanta, GA |
Dr Francie always takes a all the time needed with me he cares about my wellness
in Dallas, GA |
Because he is excellent
in winston. ga |
He was caring and very helpful. He took the time to explain what I needed but also listened to my concerns. Best experience I have ever had with a doctor.
in Austell ga |
I wish i could put no stars! By far worst experience I've had with a doctor. Total waste of time and money. Bedside mannor is terrible. I would never recommend this doctor to my worst enemy. Stay away!!
in Douglasville, GA |
He operated on my neck and fused c5 thru c7. Takes care of my back too. Excellent communication skills and professionalism. Love Dr Francie.
in Waco, GA |
I was referred to Dr Franke for an abnormal MRI that showed Cervical Spinal cord compression. He told me the way he would fix it is to go thru anteriorly and just put a bracket and fuse one level. I decided to go to a real surgeon at Emory and he surgery was for Klippel-feil syndrome. Dr Daniel Refai done the surgery and it was a very difficult surgery. I had a Posterior C-3-6 Laminectomy, Foraminotomy and fusion of the entire cervical spine! When found 4 levels w/severe compression!
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Dr. Francke accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Francke has admitting privileges

Wellstar Paulding Hospital
2518 Jimmy Lee Smith Pkwy
Hiram, GA 30141
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Wellstar Douglas Hospital
8954 Hospital Dr
Douglasville, GA 30134
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Wellstar Cobb Hospital
3950 Austell Rd
Austell, GA 30106
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