Dr. Morris Franklin Jr, MD

Dr. Morris Franklin Jr, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 75
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Morris Franklin Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Brooks City Base, TX and has been practicing for 51 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas in 1967 and specializes in general surgery and laparoscopic surgery.

8019 S New Braunfels Ste 115

Brooks City Base, TX 78235

Contact Information

(210) 333-7510

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Breast Lump
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more than 5% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
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more than 5% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
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more than 5% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Robert B Green Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Bexar Co Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Franklin Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Franklin Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Franklin Jr to family and friends
4.1
based on 15 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Franklin Jr's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in San Antonio
I was extremely ill Dr. Franklin Jr. was assigned to my case at the hospital. Through the grace of God and Dr. Franklin Jr. my surgery was a success. I highly recommend this doctor.
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Had my grandmother transfered to this hospital under the care of this Dr and she was placed npo and on tubes for 2 weeks but had a bowel blockage when arrived there and he did npo to avoid a surgery that she may not have been strong enough to handle at her age and she improved and was out in two...more
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in Elmendorf,Tx.
Met this guy twice at mission trail baptist hospital. Seemed distant and arrogant. I was placed on NPO status for no real reason. All for a bowel obstruction. Have been NPO for over 2 weeks. This guy seems to enjoy making people feel as uncomfortable as possible, if they have a gastro. related...more
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