Dr. Robbi Franklin, MD

Dr. Robbi Franklin, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
41 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Robbi Franklin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 5 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Neurosurgical Associates

330 22nd Ave N

Nashville, TN 37203
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

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Top Care Areas

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Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 96% of peers
Cerebrovascular Disease
more than 89% of peers
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Franklin "I was inspired to study neurosurgery by my younger brother that suffers from a brain injury. The most rewarding part of my job is helping patients and their families negotiate the complex decisions necessary to deal with difficult brain and spine problems."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Franklin does not have any board certifications listed.

57  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intestinal Epithelial Dysplasia
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
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36  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.


  • University of North Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University of Texas Medical Branch
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University of Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • HW Neurological Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University of Louisville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Robbi Franklin, MD
The best neurosurgeon period. I wish I had him for my first surgery but he still fixed me up. So thankful for him. I would recommend going to him so much that I would trust him with any member of my family.
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Nashville, TN – Jul 28, 2017
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Dr. Franklin takes great care of my son and my family. He is thourough in explaining his plans and takes time to answer all of our questions. His confidence was reassuring on the day of surgery and because of his talent and hard work my son is doing very well. We couldn't be more appreciative....Read More
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Lauren clement in Columbia tn – May 03, 2017
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Dr. Franklin did my brain surgery last year. I had a very complicated brain tumor on my brain stem. I came to know about Dr. Franklin thru my original neurologist, who had told me he wanted me to go see Dr. Franklin. I went thru with the surgery and I stand here today to testify that this man is...Read More
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Christie Abu-Basha in Gallatin,tn – Mar 23, 2017
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Dr Franklin will give you a detailed understanding of his findings in words that you can understand . I never feel like he is trying to rush off to another patient , he always makes sure my questions are thoroughly answered before I leave the office . Easy to get appointments on an urgent...Read More
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Shelly in Shelbyville, TN – Jan 25, 2017
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He listens and cares for his patients,he's a awesome doctor that has performed 2 surgeries and has done awesome caring for me.
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Catrina Stewart in Smyrna,TN – Oct 13, 2016
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