Dr. Jan Franko, MD

Dr. Jan Franko, MD

Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Jan Franko, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Pj Safarik in 1996 and specializes in surgical oncology and general surgery.

411 Laurel St Ste 2100

Des Moines, IA 50314

Contact Information

(515) 247-3266

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
Esophageal Cancer
more than 86% of peers
more than 76% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Franko "Dr. Franko is a fellowship-trained cancer and endocrine surgeon who devotes all his time to care of patients with cancer and endocrine disorders. Integration of chemotherapy, radiation and surgery in his practice allows for superior outcomes in supportive and honest atmosphere."

2  Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

69  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

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  • University Pj Safarik
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Illinois/Metro Group Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Abington Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Pittsburgh-Presbyterian Shadyside
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Languages Spoken

  • Czech
  • Slovak
  • English

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My husband was referred to Dr Franko because he had a mass on his pancreas. Dr Franko told us that it could be one of three things: cancer, cancer or cancer. After a biopsy turns out it was NOT cancer. Will NEVER go back to him. He is very rude, does not explain anything and his staff are just as...Read More
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Saw Dr Franko, went to Mayo for a second opinion. Very thankful I went with Dr Franko. Went exactly as he said it would. Could not be happier.
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Truly cares about you and your family. Every patient deserves someone like Dr. Franco to make you feel like you are the only patient he has. A true professional!
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I appreciate his bedside manner, which includes explaining things in a fashion where I understand it, and he is on top of the latest techniques. I went to another well known facility that didn't even recommend the treatment plan that Dr. Franko did. So that made me feel like he truly dug in and...Read More
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