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Rose Franco, MD

Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease , Sleep Medicine
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New & Established Patients Call 414-805-6633
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Accepting New Patients
Call for an appointment
New & Established Patients Call 414-805-6633

I believe in comprehensive patient-centered care. I want to work with patients to determine how the pulmonary or sleep disorder that they have is impacting their overall health and wellbeing. I strive to be the provider that can help improve their quality of life through addressing these conditions.

I believe in comprehensive patient-centered care. I want to work with patients to determine how the pulmonary or sleep disorder that they have is impacting their overall health and wellbeing. I strive…
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Dr. Franco joined the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network in 2003. She provides clinical care, is the associate director of the adult cystic fibrosis program and is a nationally known expert in sleep disorder care. Additionally, she is actively involved in teaching at the Medical College of Wisconsin and training future physicians in residency and fellowship programs. As part of this, she directs the training of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellows.



Diseases & Conditions

Chronic Lung Disease
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Cystic Fibrosis
Muscular Dystrophy Related Respiratory Insufficiency
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Pulmonary Embolism
Restless Leg Syndrome

Treatment & Services

Evaluation of Pap Equipment
Pulmonary Function Interpretation
Sleep Study Interpretation
Ventilator Set Up and Maintenance
Virtual Visit

Ages Seen


Languages Spoken


Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital
Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital
Pulmonary Medicine - Center for Advanced Care - Froedtert Hospital

Education & Training

Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Doctor of Medicine - (1991)

Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine - (1994-1997)

Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Residency in Internal Medicine - (1991-1994)

Board Certifications

Critical Care Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Sleep Medicine

Patient Reviews

The comments are submitted by patients (or their caregivers) and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network. Learn more about our survey.

4.9 out of 5. 181 ratings, 40 reviews
April 18, 2022
Dr Franco was not only respectful, she took the time to educate me about my meds for RLS as no one ever had..,EVRR.. From the minute she opened her mouth, I learned things I never knew as no one took the time. In the past, mt medication was upped which created augmentation and rebound. Dr Franco is helping me wean off both the drugs I had been on for years. This is an excellent Dr.
April 14, 2022
I love my doctor she makes me feel at ease I wish I had her for a primary doctor
March 16, 2022
Took almost an hour from check-n to check out. Otherwise very satisfied with the care provided by a Fellow and Dr Franco
March 1, 2022
Dr Franco was amazing. She listened to my concerns, I never felt rushed or not heard. She great advice
Feb. 23, 2022
Wonderful all aspects. You are to be commended!
Feb. 14, 2022
She is the best!
Feb. 8, 2022
Dr. Franco is the best. She has a genuine concern for a patients health and well being. She is very easy to talk to.
Feb. 4, 2022
Dr. Franco is a very caring physician
Feb. 4, 2022
She's the best provider never know how busy she was she answered all questions!
Feb. 3, 2022
I felt certain that my concern was alleviated quickly and I'm very pleased with my outcome.
Jan. 28, 2022
Was great at advising on what next steps of treatment may/will be.
Jan. 26, 2022
Dr Franco is a pleasure to work with. I'm always happy with all aspects of her care.
Jan. 16, 2022
Dr. Franco is very good at explaining, teaching and engaging about the health situation you are experiencing.
Jan. 12, 2022
Everything was fine.
Jan. 4, 2022
Dr Franco was extremely thorough and knowledgeable
Dec. 4, 2021
Very good
Nov. 27, 2021
Initial visit. Great explaination of condition and discussion of options of treatment and testing.
Nov. 23, 2021
It was great
Nov. 16, 2021
She is a great doctor,
Nov. 9, 2021
It was a pleasant experience.
Oct. 6, 2021
Impressed with thoroughness of care provided. Explanation of test results was appreciated.
Oct. 1, 2021
Excellent bedside manner.
Sept. 22, 2021
Dr Franco is not only a great doctor but also is very easy to talk to about what's going on. I've had other doctors where they have talked over me or made me feel dumb when I ask questions of things I don't understand. She may not like this but it's kind of like a phone call to my mom. Comforting.
Sept. 14, 2021
The spacer for my rescue inhaler has been very helpful. I appreciate this recommendation.
Sept. 3, 2021
Great experience!
Aug. 30, 2021
She is fantastic!
Aug. 28, 2021
Keep up the great job!
Aug. 5, 2021
Exceptionally respectful and responsive.
Aug. 4, 2021
The Fe;;ow With Dr. Franco was very attentive and offered suggestions re: another issue I a currently dealing with. As did Dr. Franco. Greatly apprecated.
July 24, 2021
Dr franco was great in addressing every aspect of care that she provided.
July 21, 2021
Very courtesy and very concern and spoke to him to understand the importance of his appt.
July 18, 2021
Always receive excellent care at Froedtert!Thanks to all!
July 16, 2021
This practice/office is very efficient. Everyone was courteous from the check in through the entire office visit and everyone made sure you understood what was asked in a very positive manner. Dr Franco's demeanor and professionalism is examplary!! Dr Franco went out of her way for me to obtain my prescription at a affordable price.
July 9, 2021
Dr. Franco is very professional and thorough. It's difficult scheduling tests and also appointments with her. My appointment was further delayed by a medication I was on for another condition.
June 19, 2021
Dr Franco is very knowledgeable and treated me with respect.
June 8, 2021
Took the time to understand my unique situation and not just come up with cookie cutter treatment
June 8, 2021
dr. Franco Took the time to show me the x-rays explain everything in detail and make me feel comfortable. She did not rush me in and out of her office She was very thorough and explaining everything I like her and would tell anyone to go to her.
June 5, 2021
I was totally uneducated in my new diagnosed illness and I learned so much about how this illness effects other conditions that I have. such an eye opener and was excited about pursuing my solution to my illness. The doctor inspired me in the solution I was not happy about.
May 31, 2021
Thorough knowledge and expertise. Critical review of medical history and testing. Testing ordered by this provider and completed prior to the 3 month survey window. Referrals to determine extent of collateral health issues.
May 25, 2021
the doctor was a great communicator and explained things I was worried about!
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