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    Joseph Franks

    Joseph H. Franks, M.D.


    (Board Certified)
    Accepting new patients

    Offers My Health Online

    Santa Cruz Chanticleer Office (2911)
    2911 Chanticleer Avenue
    Santa Cruz, California 95065
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    (831) 477-2350 

    Additional Information

    Minimally invasive surgery applying endoscopic, laparoscopic and robotic techniques to optimize surgical outcomes

    Spoken Languages

    Spanish (Fair)

    Community Activities

    Santa Cruz County Medical Society, American Urological Association, American Association of Clinical Urologists, California Medical Society, American Medical Association, Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society, Endourological Society, Pteron Society

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    Philosophy of Care

    I believe it is important to provide patients with education and resources to make informed and intelligent decisions. I connect with my patients through active listening and understand that religious, cultural and philosophic values are integral components in making health care decisions. I work closely with my patients to determine the best treatment options -- conservative, alternative or surgical. By keeping up-to-date with new advances and discoveries in the fields of medicine and urology, I provide my patients with the best urologic care possible.

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