Dr. Robert Frank, MD

Dr. Robert Frank, MD

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Internal Medicine  ·  
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68 y/o
(14)

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Dr. Robert Frank, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Puyallup, WA and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in internal medicine, critical care medicine, and more.Read his story

MultiCare Puyallup Internal Medicine

1701 3rd St SE Ste 300

Puyallup, WA 98372
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Frank's conditions and procedures:

Acute Bronchitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Asthma
Autoimmune Diseases
Bronchiectasis
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
Diabetes
Emphysema
Hypertension
Immunization
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lung Nodule
Physical Examination
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Function Test
Pulmonary Hypertension
Shortness of Breath
Sinusitis
Sleep Disorders
Systemic Sclerosis
Thrombosis
Tuberculosis
Vascular Disease
Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

My practice philosophy is to partner with my patients by providing them with the tools to keep them healthy and using my knowledge, skills and experience to treat them when they are not. By forming relationships with patients, I hope to become a trusted adviser empowering them to make decisions that will lead to a healthier life.

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

  • 1980
    Montefiore Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1980
  • 1978
    Metro Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital
    1978
  • 1977
    Maimonides Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1977
  • 1976
    Maimonides Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1976
  • 1975
    Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Medical School
    1975

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Dr. Frank's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Frank

1.9

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
14.285714285714286%
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4 Stars
7.142857142857143%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(1)
1 Star
71.42857142857143%
(10)

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I would select no stars if it was possible. Dr. Frank is very unfriendly and has very poor listening skills. He lacks empathy.
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I last visited Dr. Frank in December, 2017. I find him to be very competent and knowledgeable. He took the time to answer my questions. I recommend him.
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Very disappointed. I called several times to get a refill on my brother (who is special needs and diabetic) a refill on his insulin. He claimed he hasn't seen him in over a year and refused to refill. He saw him four months ago and even offered to refill three weeks ago. What changed? Would NEVER...Read More
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Slow to warm up, yet has a pleasant personality. Found him efficient and competent. Like many physicians only explains reasons when asked i.e. why you should do this or that. Very focused and doesn't stray outside of the reason for your visit unless asked. Would like to recommend him more often,...Read More
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Never, I am stuck with him till another doctor is available. I'm a cancer patient and have had major surgery, with caused hernias that has caused some weight gain & alot of pain, and he has the AUDACITY to call me OBESE. Nurse & staff very friendly I don't know how they work with him.
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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