Dr. Thomas Franey, MD

Dr. Thomas Franey, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o
(16)

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Dr. Thomas Franey, MD is a general surgery specialist in Kansas City, MO. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

The Surgical Medical Group of KC

373 W 101st Ter Ste 210

Kansas City, MO 64114
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • CompCare
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Family Health Partners
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 86% of peers
Wound Repair
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Franey's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Franey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Franey "Dr. Thomas A. Franey, MD, is a general surgeon with Surgical Group of Kansas City, a practice serving the needs of the Kansas City, Mo. area. Dr. Franey has more than 20 years of experience and performs a range of surgical procedures. His specialized interests include abdominal hernias, laparoscopic and open cholecystectomy, breast cancer procedures and thyroid/parathyroid surgeries. He also performs procedures for: open liver resection, hernia repair, colon resection, appendectomy, mastectomy, lumpectomy, breast biopsy and facial lesion removal. Dr. Franey earned his medical degree at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and completed his surgical residency at North Shore University Hospital/Cornell University Medical College, where he served as chief resident. In addition to his patient care experience, Dr. Franey has served in teaching roles and has participated in education and training for medical students, family practice residents and general surgery residents. He was honored as outstanding community educator of general surgery residents at Truman Medical Center, has served as Dept. of Surgery Chairman at Research Medical Center and is the former president and board member of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine Alumni Association."
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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

64  Conditions Treated

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64  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • 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
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • 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 Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • 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)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • 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 Missouri.

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

  • University of Missouri, Kansas City
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Cornell University Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Franey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Franey's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Franey to family and friends
16 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Franey'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 (6)

The Doctor was very helpful in helping me to understand what was wrong and how the surgery would go I feel confident in having him do it.
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Dr. Franey did my recent bilateral mastectomy. I found him very caring and professional. He and his staff were easy to talk with and were very attentive to my needs. Dr. Franey has also done surgery on other members of my family with no bad comments from anyone. From my experience, I would...more
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DR. FRANEY AND HIS STAFF ARE WONDERFULL, WHILE I WAS THERE THEY MADE SURE EVERYONE IN THE FACILITY WAS COMFORTABLE, I WOULD LIKE TO GIVE A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO CARITA, SHE IS VERY CARING AND HAS A HEART OF GOLD, AGAIN THANK YOU FOR TAKING CARE OF ME.
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We need more doctors like Thomas Franey he is a total professional very friendly and sincerely interested in your problem . Thank you Dr. Franey and your staff as well
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Dr. Tom Franey and his staff were amazing. Not only did they take of me and my breast cancer but also took exceptional care of my husband during this time of stress. The team was very understanding and compassionate and very easy to talk to. I am so glad I chose them to save my life! If someone is...more
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