Frank Francone, M.D.

Frank Francone, M.D., is the medical director for Baptist Urgent Care and Baptist Occupational Health. He is an experienced health care provider in occupational, urgent care as well as preventive family medicine who offers convenient care at Baptist Urgent Care and Baptist Occupational Health at Baptist Medical Park – Nine Mile. He and his dedicated staff are accepting call ahead urgent care walk in patients and workers’ compensation injury patients.

Medical Degree
University of Ottawa School of Medicine
Ottawa, Canada

Residency
Florida Hospital
Orlando, FL

Clinical Interests
Occupational Health Medical Surveillance
Work Place Injuries
Onsite medical services and safety
Dermatology Procedures
Orthopaedic Procedures

Certifications
American Board of Family Medicine
Department of Transportation
American Academy of Medical Review Officers
 

Meet the Doctor

What led you to become a doctor or choose your focus of medicine?
From a very early age, I have always wanted to become a doctor to help people.

What about your line of work do you find most rewarding and why?
There is a no greater reward than using my skills to help and to heal.

What is something about you that only your patients would know?
That I take the time to listen and that I involve my patients as partners in their care, not just passive recipients of care.

How would a patient describe you?
Friendly, good listener, caring and professional.

In your opinion, what’s the most important factor in a doctor-patient relationship?
Having mutual trust and an open and honest relationship.

What can a patient expect when they have you as a doctor?
That they will treated with respect. And that I will listen to their concerns to partner with them to provide the highest quality of care possible.

What do you find most encouraging about the work you do?
Knowing I can make a positive impact on the lives of others.

What are your top priorities with every patient you see?
To provide compassionate patient centered care to the best of my ability.

Describe one of the top ways you ensure each patient receives the quality personal health care he/she deserves.
By engaging patients as active participants in their care, I believe patients and physicians benefit with a higher level of quality and satisfaction.

Is there anything more or extra you would like prospective patient to know about you?
I have the training and experience to treat their acute care problems efficiently and professionally.

Do you have any specific medical interest?
The spectrum of acute care illnesses.