Dr. Richard Frank, MD

Dr. Richard Frank, MD

Hematology  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Richard Frank, MD is a hematology specialist in Norwalk, CT and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from State University Of New York At Stony Brook in 1989 and specializes in hematology and medical oncology.

34 Maple St

Norwalk, CT 06850

Contact Information

(203) 845-4811

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Frank performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lung Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
All Lymphoma
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Frank "I am totally dedicated to caring for you and your well-being."

2  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Malignant Histiocytosis
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • State University Of New York At Stony Brook
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Presbyterian Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • "Top Doctors" Stamford Magazine, 2012
  • National Institute of Health Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award, 1996-2000
  • National Cancer Institute Physician/Scientist Award, 1995
  • "Top Doctors" Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area, 2012
  • "Top Doctors" Fairfield Living Magazine, 2012
  • Humanitarian Award, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Fairfield County, 2005
  • "Top Doctors" Medical Oncologist, U.S. News & World Report, 2011
  • Community Clinical Scientist Award, Association of Community Cancer Centers, 2007
  • "Top Doctors" Greemwich, Westport, and New Canaan/Darien Magazines, 2012
  • "Top Docs" Connecticut Magazine, 2004, 2009
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Frank's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Frank to family and friends
29 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Frank'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 (17)

I recently accompanied a close friend during her fight against cancer. Although she eventually lost that fight, she was given the greatest possible support by Dr. Richard Frank. At every stage, he listened, thought, and helped her effectively with a large range of treatments, extending her life for...more
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Dr. Richard Frank is a wonderful Doctor, he's kind and generous with my mother. He gave us lots of valuable information that really helped me and my mother thank you so much Doctor.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Frank for two years. i find him to be competent, caring and compassionate. He listens to your questions and answers them frankly with kindness . I feel his experience and and expertise assures me he is making the right decision for my survival. I would highly recommend...more
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My experience with Dr. Frank while being treated for lung cancer has only been positive. He is a compassionate doctor whose honesty and ability to provide answers to your questions results in a totally trusting doctor/patient relationship. I have never felt rushed during appointments, and always...more
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Before meeting Dr. Richard Frank in 2013 following my Follicular Lymphoma diagnosis, I read his remarkable book, Fighting Cancer With Knowledge & Hope, and was in awe of how simply he communicated his vast knowledge of everything cancer. From our first appointment on, Dr. Frank has been...more
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