Dr. Jan Franko, MD
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Surgical Oncology | Male

Mercy Surgical Affiliates 411 Laurel St Ste 2100 Des Moines, IA 50314 Get Directions

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.

Biography

Dr. Jan Franko, MD is a surgical oncology doctor who practices in Des Moines, IA. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. Franko is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines.

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Dr. Franko's 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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Ankeny, IA |
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!
in Des Moines, IA |
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 found all of the options out there that he could for me. I also appreciate the kindness of his staff who are very sweet and compassionate and returned my calls promptly.
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Dr. Franko's 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.

Dr. Franko's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Surgical Oncology
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Iowa not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenal Tumor
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoid Tumor
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Tumor
  • Lung Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Myeloma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatobiliary Disease
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peritoneal Cancer
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • 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 Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vulvar Cancer

Education

  • Medical School
    University Pj Safarik

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Illinois/Metro Group Hospitals

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    Abington Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 2006

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Pittsburgh - Presbyterian Shadyside

    Completed in 2008

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Czech
  • Slovak

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Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis