Dr. Laurie Frakes, MD

Dr. Laurie Frakes, MD

Hematology  |  
Female  |  
Age 54
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Dr. Laurie Frakes, MD is a hematology doctor who practices in San Diego, CA. She is 54 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.Read her story

16918 Dove Canyon Rd Ste 103

San Diego, CA 92127

Contact Information

(800) 456-5860

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Anemia
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Frakes' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Frakes "Dr. Laurie Frakes completed her BSc in Biochemistry at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, and received a Masters Degree in Immunology from the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. She then completed medical school and a Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Calgary, followed by a Fellowship in Hematology/ Oncology at the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in La Jolla, California. Dr. Frakes is board certified in Hematology and Medical Oncology."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Frakes "Dr Frakes has a strong interest in research and is an active participant in clinical trials available through UCLA, as well as Scripps and biotech industry sponsored trials.

Dr. Frakes' practice focuses on breast cancer, but also includes general oncology and hematological disorders. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Dave, and her two young daughters."

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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Breast Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder 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
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University of Calgary / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Calgary
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Alberta Faculty Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Frakes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Frakes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Frakes to family and friends
3.9
based on 34 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Frakes' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Carlsbad, CA |
I SIMPLY WOULD NOT TRUST MY LIFE TO ANOTHER PERSON. SHE IS BEYOND AMAZING. SHE IS GENEROUS WITH HER TIME AND HEART. SHE IS BRILLIANT! HER AND HER STAFF ARE ALL ANGELS ON EARTH. THEY ALL REALLY CARE AND I HAVE HAS A GREAT EXPERIENCE WITH EVERY DEPARTMENT
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in Encinitas, CA |
I have been a patient of Dr. Laurie Frakes for 11 years, since I was diagnosed by a doctor in Los Angeles with infiltrating ductal carcinoma, Triple Negative, with a tumor size of 4.5 cm. I decided to have my treatment in Encinitas, closer to home. Dr. Frakes and her staff’s professionalism,...more
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in Oceanside, CA |
When diagnosed you are terrified. This Dr. put me at ease, joked with me as well as being bold and serious when need be. She is professional, kind, caring and I have recommended her to many f my friends who have suffered the diagnosis. She is also responsible for finding other medical conditions...more
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Bad communication between her staff and patient. Unable to get clear direction on what to do next. She is difficult to talk if you have questions very busy.
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Hello, We are in the process of following up on reviews like yours to ensure that our practice is the best that it can be. Our doctors and staff strive to provide the most thorough care to all patients. I...more
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