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A patient who verified they visited Dr. Al R Franco - Posted on December 9th, 2016
Dr. Franco is an excellent doctor who has helped me recover from severe Scheloderma and provides me with excellent care and follow up. He is genuinely concerned about me as a patient and I owe him a mountain of gratitude. While he is unique in his style and uncoventional in taking huge amounts of time in office visits, it serves me greatly as his patient.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Al R Franco - Posted on September 7th, 2016
Dr Franco and Staff are WONDERFUL made me feel like family not a patient and Dr Franco is helping me with my auto immune. THANK YOU THANK YOU a BILLION times Hugs love you all Dr Franco is my angel on earth.
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A review by a patient that verified they have visited Dr. Al R Franco - Posted on March 6th, 2012
Two and a half years ago, I started seeing Dr. Franco for autoimmune disease which involves hardening of muscle, skin tissue, and Sjogrens. I had to wait two months for my appointment, but I was seen for three hours each day on two subsequent days, and for a minimum of two hours during the following visits. These appointments were thurough and productive. I have found his staff to be friendly and helpful. He listens attentively, and the specific nature of his questions reveals his mastery of his specialty. His assessment of my condition and the diagnosis he made have been proven to be accurate. Because my body was so compromised by the disease, he prescribed a large amount of supplements which enabled my depleted body to fight the disease, along with a single precription medication. If I failed to take any of them, the deficiency was revealed in my bi-monthly blood labs. Other doctors do not treat this disease this way. This the only treatment I have had. My family and I are very satisfied with the successful restoration of my health and the eradication of my symptoms. While not a 'cure' this is a wonderful outcome for a disease I was once told was 'untreatable.' This doctor has genuine compassion for his patients, and celebrates ever increment of recovery with you. I recommend Dr. Franco without reservations.
Do not go to Dr Franco for fibromyalgia. Total Joke!!
A patient who verified they visited Dr. Al R Franco - Posted on January 7th, 2011
Self-verified patient of Dr. Al R Franco - Posted on October 6th, 2010
I travel from Louisiana to California to see Dr.Franco--it is difficult, but the best medical decision that I ever made in my life. I did not want to take dangerous immunosuppressing drug, but that is all that most rhuematologists know--they usually don't try, and don't listen. Dr. Franco works so very hard to help. I probably won't be cured, but I have a far better life than I did before going to Dr. Franco. His staff is just like him --always kind and compassionate. I have never called with a question or problem that I was not called back, and having been through a medical nightmare, I consider that miraculous in itself. Other doctors and their staffs have made my life harder, but Dr. Franco and his team have helped to make my life softer, and that is a first for me who has sought help for over twenty years.
A patient who verified they visited Dr. Al R Franco - Posted on September 8th, 2010
I personally have had an exceptional experience with Dr. Franco. When I first went to him I couldn't stand longer than 10 minutes at a time. Today I can walk Disneyland all day long. If you want a Doctor who truly cares, one who will give you the time you need to explain details, and one who will truly help your situation without immediately throwing drugs like Enbrel, Remicade, etc then you couldn't find a more capable, caring Doctor.I drive 150 miles to him because he's the best choice for me.
A review by a patient that verified they have visited Dr. Al R Franco - Posted on April 22nd, 2010
Dr. Franco's idea of helping me with Fibromyalgia was getting me to purchase as many supplements as possible each month. These supplements are not covered by any insurance. One of the supplements caused me more harm. His service did nothing for me except drain my bank account. Also, each visit I had to wait over 2 hours for my appt.
I've Never Had a Better Doctor
A patient who verified they visited Dr. Al R Franco - Posted on March 28th, 2010
The doctor is very through and listened to everything I said. It's easy for me to get an appointment and answers questions over the phone if needed. Everyone is very nice.
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