Dr. Richard Franklin, MD

Dr. Richard Franklin, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Richard Franklin, MD is a general surgery specialist in Owings Mills, MD and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Univ Of MD Sch Of Med in 1986 and specializes in general surgery.

21 Crossroads Dr Ste 215

Owings Mills, MD 21117

Contact Information

(410) 363-0044

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

66  Conditions Treated

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52  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • 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
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • 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 Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • Univ Of MD Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Union Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Union Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Franklin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Franklin's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Franklin to family and friends
19 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Franklin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I thinks he's the best very caring
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I had an emergent appendectomy by Dr. Franklin a few years ago, 2013; he happened to be on-call that night. I felt more than blessed to have gotten him for my surgeon that night having already left another emergency room after 3 hours of waiting in agony. Once diagnosed, he was called in and he...more
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Dr. Franklin was recommended by my dermatologist for a large cyst removal from my back which was too large for my dermatologist to do in his office. I'm so glad he came highly recommended. Dr. Franklin turned out to be wonderful. He is an excellent surgeon. I have great confidence in his ability &...more
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He is a great doctor and great guy. He just did my umbilical hernia repair at St. Joseph's Hosp,in Towson, MD. An outpatient procedure,in 7am home by noon. Moderate pain overnight less each day. Can be very funny, when working pleasantly serious. I trust him with my life. Bellybutton fix isn't...more
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