Dr. Lawrence Frank, MD

Dr. Lawrence Frank, MD

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53 y/o
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Dr. Lawrence Frank, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Elmhurst, IL and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

Spine and Sports Physiatrists

183 N Addison Ave Ste 210

Elmhurst, IL 60126
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
high
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Frank "Most spine and musculoskeletal injuries can be effectively treated without surgery. After accurate diagnosis, rehabilitation measures are extremely effective in controlling pain and in preventing re-injury. By teaching and monitoring the latest advances in spine and sports injury, my goal is to quickly return my patients to their active lifestyles."

1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

3  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

69  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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 Illinois
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Evanston Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Rehab Institute Chicago Northwestern University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors in America, 2005
Media & Publications

Dr. Frank has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Frank's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Frank

3.8

Based on 17 reviews

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Dr Frank has spent several years of treating back and leg pain (radiculopathy from stenois/disc issues). He started with very low interventions which worked well for a long time, putting off surgery. Great doctor, caring, kind. And wonderful office staff. Highly recommend.
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Don't waste your time, I was in more pain after a consultation. He had a resident doctor working with him who actually asked a lot of questions and did a thorough examination. Dr Frank comes in asks a few of the same questions, twists me around and attempted to discredit my general practitioners...Read More
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I saw two different physiatrists and a neurosurgeon for nine months. No one could find or solve my problem. Fortunately I made an appointment to see Dr. Frank. Straight and to the point, and with some time and testing, he determined what my problems were and successfully put me on a path...Read More
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Dr. Frank is a great listener/practitioner/diagnostician. He thoroughly assesses your condition and puts together the best treatment plan to address you symptomatology. He has a great staff of nurses, techs, schedulers, and office staff that are very helpful in getting you in and scheduled for...Read More
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I am extremely pleased with the care I received from Dr. Frank, as well as all of the people included in his support staff, including the nurses, the technicians, and the support people at the front desk. Also, I am extremely pleased that my procedure was performed at GlenOaks Hospital, where...Read More
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