Dr. Walter Franz III, MD

Dr. Walter Franz III, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Walter Franz III, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Austin, MN and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from UNIV OF MO COLUMBIA SCH OF MED in 1978 and specializes in geriatric medicine and sports medicine.

1000 1st Dr NW

Austin, MN 55912

Contact Information

(507) 507-2842

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Headache
normal
more than 57% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
normal
more than 55% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
normal
more than 55% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia
  • Arthritis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bursitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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2  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • UNIV OF MO COLUMBIA SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Mayo Grad School Med/mayo Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Franz III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Franz III's Reviews

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Dr. Franz III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
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