Dr. William D Franks Jr, MD - Reviews

Otolaryngology Des Moines, IA

About Dr. William D Franks Jr MD

Dr. William D Franks Jr, MD is a doctor primarily located in Des Moines, IA, with another office in Charlotte, NC. They have 24 years of experience. Their specialties include Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery. They speak English.

Dr. Franks Jr has received 4 awards.


Dr. William D Franks Jr has 2 locations

Get Directions Wd Franks Jr MD Plastic Surgery Inc 2600 Grand Ave Des Moines, IA 50312
Get Directions Charlotte Plastic Surgery 1719 South Blvd Ste B Charlotte, NC 28203


Dr. William D Franks Jr has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

An otolaryngologist is more commonly referred to as an ENT, someone that can treat medical issues you may be having with your ears, nose, or throat. This is a physician who is specially trained to diagnose and treat conditions of the ear, nose, sinuses, larynx (voice box), mouth, throat, head, and neck. These doctors treat patients through both medical and surgical means. For instance, an otolaryngologist may treat an obstruction of the nasal passage, caused by malformation of the nose, through rhinoplasty.
Plastic Surgery

Specialty Expertise

Dr. William D Franks Jr has the following 6 expertise

  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Skin Cancer
  • Laser Resurfacing
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Dermabrasion
  • Hair Restoration


4 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.


24 Years Experience

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Graduated in 1996

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More about Dr. William D Franks Jr

Dr. Franks is a board certified plastic surgeon who located to Des Moines after completing his subspecialty training in craniofacial and childrens reconstructive surgery at the prestigious New York University School of Medicines Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. Prior to that, he had completed his plastic and reconstructive surgery training at the University of Tennessee. He is the founder and former Medical Director of the Center for Craniofacial and Children Reconstructive Surgery at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Currently, Dr. Franks is in private practice. His practice focuses on reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and body. He has developed innovative surgical techniques that he has named %u201CReconstructive Aesthetic Surgery,%u201D which soften changes that occur with the natural aging process of the face, and improve the appearance of unfavorable results from previous cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast, body or face. Dr. Franks is also one of a select number of plastic surgeons in the Midwest who perform complex and detailed surgical procedures that address the needs of individuals who have experienced massive weight loss.

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