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Doctors in Franklin Medical Center

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    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Columbus, OH that specialze in Family Medicine, Psychology, Emergency Medicine, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Neurology and Internal Medicine

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Ratings & Comments

16 ratings with 3 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Franklin Medical Center when asked is excellent. Franklin Medical Center has been reviewed by 16 patients. The rating is 4.2 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Franklin Medical Center as provided by patient reviews is 8 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

Franklin Medical Center
1990 Harmon Ave
Columbus, OH 43223

Specialties

8 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Emergency Medicine

    An emergency physician is a doctor who is an expert in handling conditions of an urgent and extremely dangerous nature. These specialists work in the emergency room (ER) departments of hospitals where they oversee cases involving cardiac distress, trauma, fractures, lacerations and other acute conditions.
    Emergency physicians are specially trained to make urgent life-saving decisions to treat patients during an emergency medical crisis. These doctors diagnose and stabilize patients before they are either well enough to be discharged, or transferred to the appropriate department for long-term care.

  • Psychology
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

Doctors in Franklin Medical Center

  • Dr. Martin Akusoba MD

    Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine

    Columbus, OH

    5.0
    (2)
  • Dr. Kenneth Blissenbach MD

    Neurology, Psychiatry

    Mechanicsburg, PA

    5.0
    (1)
  • Dr. Michael A Brooks DO

    Neurology, Forensic Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry

    Columbus, OH

    5.0
    (1)
  • Dr. Chowdry M Bashir MD

    Internal Medicine

    Columbus, OH

    4.8
    (5)
  • Dr. Warren J Downhour DO

    Family Medicine

    Columbus, OH

    4.3
    (7)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Western University Of Health Sciences
  • Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine
  • University Of Nigeria
  • Punjab Medical College
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Franklin Medical Center. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Family Medicine, Psychology, Emergency Medicine, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Neurology and Internal Medicine near Franklin Medical Center Columbus, OH.

Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

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