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Jose Franco, MD

Gastroenterology, Transplant Hepatology
Associate Dean, Professor
Accepting New Patients

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New & Established Patients Call 414-955-6660
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414-805-3666
Accepting New Patients
Call for an appointment
New & Established Patients Call 414-955-6660

I believe patient care involves educating patients about their conditions. By collaborating, patients and physicians can work effectively as a team to make the best decisions possible.

I believe patient care involves educating patients about their conditions. By collaborating, patients and physicians can work effectively as a team to make the best decisions possible.

About

Dr. José Franco is currently Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean for Educational Improvement at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW).  He received his medical degree from MCW where he also completed a Residency in Internal Medicine and a Fellowship in Gastroenterology. In addition, he completed a liver transplant fellowship at the University of Nebraska. He has been a faculty member since 1995.  Dr. Franco is board certified in Gastroenterology as well as Transplant Hepatology.  His clinical interests include liver disease, cirrhosis, and liver transplantation and he currently sees patients at Froedtert Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

Overview

Diseases & Conditions

Abnormal Liver Test
Chronic Liver Disease
Cirrhosis
End-Stage Liver Disease
Hepatitis
Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)
Liver Disease
Liver Failure

Treatment & Services

Hepatology
Liver Biopsy
Liver Transplant Evaluation and Management
Liver Transplantation
Post-Liver Transplantation Care
Virtual Visit

Ages Seen

Child
Adolescent
Adult
Senior

Languages Spoken

English
Spanish

Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital

Locations

Transplant Center - Center for Advanced Care - Froedtert Hospital Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Froedtert Hospital

Education & Training

Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Doctor of Medicine - (1990)

Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Residency - (1990-1993)

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals - Milwaukee - Fellowship in Gastroenterology - (1993-1994)

University of Nebraska - Omaha - Fellowship in Liver Transplant - (1995)

Board Certifications

Gastroenterology
Transplant Hepatology

Patient Reviews

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4.9 out of 5. 65 ratings, 10 reviews
Ratings
Feb. 2, 2022
Expert care!
Jan. 26, 2022
I felt real concern and I wanting to help.
Jan. 19, 2022
We requested a phone conference because our daughter has severe brain damage and doesn't sit still very long. We were very thankful they worked with our request. Dr Franco is an excellent Dr and very concerend and caring with his patients.
Nov. 17, 2021
Exactly on time for appointment. Much appreciated !
Oct. 4, 2021
Dr Franco is outstanding.Explained everything to where I could understand what he was talking about. When he was done talking he said ok now Ive done all the talking now lets have your questions. Really makes you feel comfortable as a patient.A very reassuring doctor!
Sept. 30, 2021
Dr. Franco and his PA were exceptional in explaining the good and bad of my cyst on my liver. Extremely pleased with the care and answered my concerns. Thank you.
Aug. 13, 2021
Knowledgeable, & professional care
July 21, 2021
Dr Franco always listens to my concerns and cares about my health issues. He is a great Doctor
July 14, 2021
Love Dr. Franco and everyone at the Transplant Clinic. They are all so nice.
June 30, 2021
Dr. Franco has been my doctor for 15 years. He is an excellent doctor and a kind and caring human. He is the reason I drive over two hours to my appointments. My family and I are truly grateful for him.
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