Dr. Franklin Sammons, MD

Dr. Franklin Sammons, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Franklin Sammons, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Huntsville, AL and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

927 Franklin St SE

Huntsville, AL 35801

Contact Information

(256) 539-2728

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Pathological Spine Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Sammons's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Sammons does not have any board certifications listed.

82  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
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23  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Saint Vincents Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Georgia Baptist Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Sammons has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Sammons has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sammons' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sammons to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Sammons' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Suffered with back pain for years had numerous epidural shots for temporary relief; Dr Sammons recommended a spinal bone graft, He was honest and straight forward about the procedure risks, pain level etc. When calling his office after surgery got a quick reply from staff and immediate help...more
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I have been in the care of Dr. Sammons for numerous years and have found the "trust" and "confidence" (my two biggest needs) have never been disappointed. He is frank, to the point, and always honest - with a good bedside manner that puts me at ease even when the information is less than "happy". ...more
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I have been very pleased with the care and treatment I have received from Dr. Sammons.
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