Dr. Jan Franko, MD

Dr. Jan Franko, MD

Surgical Oncology  ·  
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Age 47
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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
  • 3 More

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Dr. Franko's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Esophageal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Franko treats Esophageal Cancer more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Franko treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Pancreatic Cancer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Franko treats Pancreatic Cancer more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Franko treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Franko treats Head and Neck Cancer more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Franko treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Franko's conditions and procedures:

Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adrenal Tumor
All Lymphoma
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Autoimmune Diseases
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Cancer
Carcinoid Tumor
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colon Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Hypercoagulable State
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Kidney Cancer
Leukocytosis
Liver Cancer
Liver Tumor
Lung Cancer
Melanoma
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neutropenia
Nodular Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Disease
Pancreatobiliary Disease
Parathyroid Surgery
Peritoneal Cancer
Plasmapheresis
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Prostate Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Rectal Cancer
Rectosigmoid Neoplasm
Sarcoma
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thrombocytosis
Thyroid Cancer
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Diseases
Vascular Disease
Vulvar Cancer

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Czech
  • Slovak
  • English

Awards

Dr. Franko's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Franko

4.6

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
90%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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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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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
Health Net POS
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
PHCS
PHCS Par-Multi Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Behavioral Health
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Wellmark

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