Dr. Ricardo Franco, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine  |  
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Age 39
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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.

908 20th St S # 330B

Birmingham, AL 35205

Contact Information

(205) 934-1418

Dr. Ricardo Franco, MD

Dr. Ricardo Franco, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Husky Health
  • inHealth
  • INTotal Health
  • Medicaid
  • 8 More

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Care Philosophy

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 Experience

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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
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
1

Conditions Treated

  • Infectious Diseases

Background Check

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Education

  • Colegio Marista Dom Silverio
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Federal University Of Minas Gerais / Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Hospital Das Clinicas Da Faculdade De Medicina Da Universidade Federal De Minas Gerais
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Miami Jackson Meml Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Hospital Das Clinicas Da Faculdade De Medicine Da Universidade Federal De Minas Gerais
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Miami Jackson Meml Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Franco has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Franco's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Franco to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (3 with comments)
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 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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Franco accepts 22 insurance carriers
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthKeepers Plus POS
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
  • VIVA Health
    VIVA Health HMO
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Franco has admitting privileges

UAB Hospital
1802 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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UAB Hospital - Highlands
1201 11th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35205
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