Dr. Joel I. Franck, MD

Dr. Joel I. Franck, MD


Neurosurgery | Male | 64 years old

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Dr. Franck specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Clearwater, FL. He practices at 1 location.

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Patient Reviews (5)
in Winnipeg, MB |
After 10 years of pain and symptoms I FINALLY found a doctor who has access to a DMX and Upright MRI. I have only seen Dr. Franck on 1 visit and I was impressed. He was finally able to explain my cervical problem and give me an accurate diagnosis. He spent 3hrs with me. I find that remarkable. He was worth every penny. He was frank, precise and explained my scans in great detail. He even explained what would be involved in surgery. I am grateful to finally have answers.
in Panama City, FL |
Dr. Franck was my surgeon several years ago. I had fusion from C-2 to C-6. I healed quickly and was very thankful that he was my Dr..
in Palm Beach, FL |
Dr Franck is a wonderful person and an excellent Surgeon. He's kind, caring and polite to his patients and staff.
Had surgery with Dr. Franck. Not only did the surgery add more pain, but I now need another surgery. I've had many surgeries & this was the worst.
in Haymarket, VA |
He spent a great deal of time going over my history, doing a physical exam and reviewing all of my images. He went through the images and helped me understand what is wrong and how he could fix it. Dr. Franck is extremely thorough and understanding. He truly cares for his patients and wants to help them. I am so glad I finally found a doctor who didn't just tell me no.
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Dr. Franck's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    No malpractice history found for Florida.

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    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Craniocervical Disorders
  • Herniated Disc
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage


  • Medical School
    Yale University

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    SUNY Health Science Center

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    SUNY Health Science Center

    Completed in 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion