Dr. Melissa Franco, DO

Dr. Melissa Franco, DO

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Dr. Melissa Franco, DO is a family medicine specialist in Pinecrest, FL and has been practicing for 10 years. She specializes in family medicine.Read her story

Baptist Health Primary Care

13101 S Dixie Hwy Ste 400

Pinecrest, FL 33156
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
  • Dimension Health
  • Dimension International
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Global Excel Insurance
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedHealthInsurance

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Dr. Franco's Experience

Dr. Franco's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Franco's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Franco "Melissa Franco, D.O., MPH, is a family medicine physician with Baptist Health Primary Care, a part of Baptist Health Medical Group, an organization of more than 180 physicians in multiple specialties closely aligned with Baptist Health South Florida. She specializes in primary care, treating a wide range of health problems, including simple to complex health concerns such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease. She performs health-risk assessments and educates patients about healthy lifestyle choices. Dr. Franco received her doctor of osteopathic medicine and master's of public health degrees from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale. She completed a family practice internship and residency at Suncoast Hospital/Largo Medicine Center, Largo, Fla., where she was also co-chief resident. She is Board-certified in family medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians."
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1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Franco does not have any board certifications listed.

247  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • University of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Nova Southeastern University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Suncoast Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Suncoast Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Franco has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Melissa Franco, DO
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Dr. Franco, listens and provides great explanations of medical results. She is thorough and provides all possible options for treatment. She also makes you feel very comfortable and you are in good hands. I have made Dr. Franco my family doctor. Office staff is awesome as well.
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Dr Franco is awesome,we our mom(92) to see her for her primary care.She was very patient,professional and caring .Dr Franco took extra time to review and explain things to us.We all felt very comfortable with her and had no trouble understanding her.I would go to her if I lived in Miami.
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Love Dr. Franco. I finally found myself a good one that takes her time and listens to me. Also her nurse and office staff go out of their way to be helpful and to make you feel important. Happy to have Doctor Melissa Franco overseeing my health!
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Dr Franco is excellent!!! I was very happy with my visit - She is caring and shows true concern about her care. Compared to other PCP's she's #1. I'm so glad to have found her. She's a keeper
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