Dr. John Franklin, MD

Dr. John Franklin, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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46 y/o
(21)

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Dr. John Franklin, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics, and more.

Augusta Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Specialists

3650 J Dewey Gray Cir

Augusta, GA 30909
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • UniCare

Learn about Dr. Franklin

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% 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 "The surgeons of Augusta Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Specialists have all undergone rigorous training and are committed to staying on the forefront of the latest advancements in orthopedic surgery. As a group, we are able to provide you with 24-hour expert emergency coverage. Our doctors can discuss complex or unusual cases among themselves to provide you with the absolute best medical attention."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

11  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

55  Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Davidson College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Franklin does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Franklin and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Franklin's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Franklin to family and friends
21 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

My last experience with Dr. Franklin was eye opening...not only is he a great doctor he is also a truly honest man. I currently work outside of the Augusta area and injured my Achilles, doctors around this area stated I need surgery ASAP to repair my injury. Dealing with Dr. Franklin on a separate...more
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Best and caring Doctor I have ever seen. He has replaced my right and left knee's
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