Dr. Ricardo Franco, MD

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Infectious Disease Medicine | Male

908 20th St S # 330B Birmingham, AL 35205 Get Directions
Dr. Ricardo Franco, MD
Dr. Franco is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Franco is committed to compassionate patient care, best practices in Infectious Diseases, teaching and clinical research.

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Our mission is the provision of outstanding and compassionate care for patients coming to UAB teaching hospital and clinics.

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Dr. Franco's Reviews

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based on 4 total reviews (3 with comments)
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Dr. Franco's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Alabaster |
HE IS VERY ACKNOWLEDGABLE AND PASSIONATE AT HIS EXPERTISE. HE GOES ABOVE AND BEYOND TO GET WHAT YOU NEED AND GIVE YOU ADVICE.
in Birmingham, AL |
I deeply appreciate open communications and information he shares. He's supportive and treat me with kindness and respect. And he's smart.
in Jackson Ms |
To the point, great looking, wonderful staff, (Bernie) best of all hep c gone in short order. Hated the meds and if not for Dr. Franko would have stopped.
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Dr. Franco says...

Dr. Franco is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Franco is committed to compassionate patient care, best practices in Infectious Diseases, teaching and clinical research. 

Dr. Franco's Care Philosophy

Our mission is the provision of outstanding and compassionate care for patients coming to UAB teaching hospital and clinics. 

Dr. Franco says...

Infectious Diseases 

Dr. Franco says...

Thank you for your feedback. Your comments are entirely confidential and taken very seriously. We appreciate your contributions to further improve or encourage our practice. Please feel free to call us if you have any questions or concerns. 

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 Infectious Disease Medicine
  •  Board certified in Infectious Disease
  •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Infectious Disease

Conditions Treated

  • Infectious Diseases

Education

  • Medical School
    Federal University Of Minas Gerais / Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    Hospital Das Clinicas Da Faculdade De Medicina Da Universidade Federal De Minas Gerais

    Completed in 2003

    University Of Miami Jackson Meml Hosp

    Completed in 2008

  • Residency Hospital
    Hospital Das Clinicas Da Faculdade De Medicine Da Universidade Federal De Minas Gerais

    Completed in 2004

    University Of Miami Jackson Meml Hosp

    Completed in 2010

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Completed in 2013

  • Undergraduate School
    Colegio Marista Dom Silverio

    Graduated in 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

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