Dr. Jerry Franklin, MD

Dr. Jerry Franklin, MD

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Age 65
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Dr. Jerry Franklin, MD is a cardiology specialist in Franklin, TN and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in cardiology, critical care medicine, and more.

4323 Carothers Pkwy Ste 405

Franklin, TN 37067

Contact Information

(615) 875-5337

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Franklin'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Franklin "As a cardiologist I believe in an interactive approach in care with the patient being both involved and responsible."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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 Tennessee At Martin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • City Of Memphis Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • City Of Memphis Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Tenn Center Health Science
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Franklin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Franklin's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Franklin to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Franklin'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Franklin was the attending cardiologist at Williamson Medical Center when I had a heart attack. I believe I received the best care possible and Dr. Franklin has always been attentive and personal during my regular visits. He understands peoples need for as much information as possible. I...more
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