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Jay Franklin, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

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About Jay Franklin, MD

Dr. Franklin is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiac Electrophysiology. He is currently conducting several clinical research trials and has published a number of articles that have appeared in widely respected journals. He is also involved in important research projects to advance medical knowledge of cardiology. He has been named as a "Texas Super Doctor" by Texas Monthly magazine. Dr. Franklin was recently named by Patients' Choice Award 2012 as "Best of the Best" this year. Dr. Franklin has received this distinction for five years in a row. Dr. Franklin received his medical degree from Texas A&M University College of Medicine, College Station and Temple where he also served his internship in Internal Medicine. He fulfilled his residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. He then completed a fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Missouri in Columbia and a fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California in San Francisco. Dr. Franklin is a Fellow of American College of Cardiology and the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology. He is an active member of the American Heart Association, American Medical Association, Dallas County Medical Society and Texas Medical Association.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Dallas
  • Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Dallas
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Waxahachie
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna - Choice POS II
Aetna - Elect Choice
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
Cigna - LocalPlus
Cigna - Network
Cigna - Network Open Access
Cigna - Network POS
Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
Cigna - POS Open Access
Cigna - PPO
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Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Humana - National POS
Imagine Health - EPN
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Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
Mother Frances Hospital Regional - Self-Insured Employee Plan
OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
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Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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Superior - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Background

Education
  • Medical School: Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine (1981)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Scott & White Memorial Hospital (1982)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Louisville - Emergency Medicine (1984)
  • Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease, University of Missouri Healthcare (1986)
  • Fellowship: Cardiac Electrophysiology, University of California at San Francisco (1987)
Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Med/Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Med
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology - American Board of Internal Med/Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education. To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities. The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements. Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 25, 2020, Jay Franklin, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (151) for Jay Franklin, MD

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Jan 6, 2023
Calm, deliberate and informative
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Jan 6, 2023
He is very business-like, but he is very knowledgeable, thorough, and informative.
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Dec 30, 2022
Dr. Franklin is very thorough in his explanations regarding the treatment of my atrial fibrillation. He also has a good bedside manner and is very caring.
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Dec 22, 2022
Professional, efficient
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Dec 22, 2022
This Doctor is very knowledgeable and tells it to you in understandable terms.
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Dec 22, 2022
Dr. Franklin was very professional, personable and answered all my questions.
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Dec 13, 2022
Timely, convenient, knowledgeable
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Dec 13, 2022
A great doctor!
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Dec 8, 2022
Dr. Franklin installed my first pacemaker back in 2002 he is very professional and personable.
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Dec 6, 2022
I appreciate his frank discussion of my issues and my medical plan.
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Dec 6, 2022
I'm very thankful to have Dr. Franklin for my doctor.
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Dec 4, 2022
Excellent doctor
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Dec 2, 2022
Very good
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Nov 19, 2022
Explains everything
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Nov 19, 2022
As always, excellent care and treatment!!!
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Nov 17, 2022
Prompt for appointment. Factual presentation of the test results and prognosis.
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Nov 17, 2022
He is very professional and doesn't an excellent job as well as the nurse and the people in the office. Very friendly get you through no hesitation.
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Nov 16, 2022
Excellent experience
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Nov 15, 2022
Doctor is knowledgeable, friendly and very professional.
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Nov 15, 2022
Very professional and direct.
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Nov 4, 2022
Dr Franklin is thorough, very specific, highly informative and very comforting. He is knowledgeable and was very helpful to me in helping me with my future choices. Would highly recommend him to any person!
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Nov 4, 2022
His office by far is the best experience I have had from any BSW providers. Professional, on time and provides clear advice.
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Nov 3, 2022
A new Dr. For me and the old one was a hard act to follow. I would recommend this provider without a hesitation.
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Nov 3, 2022
The very best!
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Oct 28, 2022
Dr. Franklin was very informative and patient. He spent time w me and explained well the treatment plan.
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Oct 25, 2022
He took time to explain a-fib, options, and next step
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Oct 23, 2022
Excellent care as always.
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Oct 22, 2022
Always provides information related to heart progress.
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Oct 14, 2022
Great service
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Oct 14, 2022
Very clear when describing the procedure, the risks involved, my options and his experience.
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Oct 13, 2022
Dr. Franklin gives you the time you need and answers your questions to your satisfaction!
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Oct 12, 2022
His advice and surgical ability improved my life.
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Oct 11, 2022
Professional
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Oct 9, 2022
He I my surgeon, he put a pacemaker in me
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Oct 9, 2022
He was very informative and took time to explain and answer my questions. I did have a long wait to see him but he took same time with me when my turn.
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Oct 8, 2022
Great
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Oct 8, 2022
Very good
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Oct 8, 2022
Very informative
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Oct 6, 2022
Very good
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Oct 4, 2022
Excellent!
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Oct 2, 2022
Dr Franklin came highly recommended. He is clearly very experienced and knowledgeable. His manner and communication are down-to-earth, easy to understand, and to the point. And caring.
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Sep 30, 2022
Dr. franklin and Medtronic saved my life!
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Sep 30, 2022
He is a steely-eyed missle man.
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Sep 23, 2022
Dr Franklin listened to me. He also told me about safeguards against future problems. I really want to prevent future heart problems so this is helpful.
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Sep 23, 2022
Took his time with me to discuss any issues and explained what to expect.
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Sep 23, 2022
Dr. Franklin is very thorough and takes his time in explaining my Afib
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Sep 23, 2022
Reviewed my records from previous visit - rememberer most of our discussion. That's impressive as most doctors try to review things when you are in the room.
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Sep 22, 2022
Good bed side manner, very good
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Sep 18, 2022
I trust Dr Franklin regarding my health. His diagnosis has always been right
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Sep 16, 2022
The environment is very nice heating is very nice to people are excellent the doctor will very beneficial
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Sep 15, 2022
I was given a clearer vision of my health status and what I could or couldn't do. To help
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Sep 9, 2022
Very friendly and spoke tTo me as an equal, explained What I could expect so I feel comfortable with his competence.
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Sep 9, 2022
Dr Franklin is the best.
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Sep 9, 2022
Took his time to discuss my heart condition and talked about my upcoming procedure.
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Sep 9, 2022
Thorough caringWill always come here
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Sep 2, 2022
Very personable
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Sep 2, 2022
Dr Franklin is a very caring physician that takes the time with his pt & keeps them informed regarding their heart health
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Aug 7, 2022
Kind, compassionate, listens, light-hearted
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Aug 6, 2022
Explained condition very well.
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Aug 5, 2022
Outstanding
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Aug 4, 2022
Excellent
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