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Dr. David Franco, MD

Critical Care Medicine*
3.2 (32)
Map Pin Small Birmingham, AL
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46 years of experience

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Overview of Dr. David Franco, MD

Dr. David Franco, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Birmingham, AL. They specialize in Critical Care Medicine, has 46 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from University of South Alabama Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine and is affiliated with Baptist Medical Center South and Grandview Medical Center. Dr. Franco, completed a residency at Lsu Health Science Center University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Franco an average 3.2 star rating.

Dr. Franco works at Pulmonary Associates Of The Southeast PC in Birmingham, AL with other offices in Montgomery, AL. They frequently treat conditions like Acute Lower Respiratory Infection and Acute Bronchitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Franco's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Pulmonary Associates of the Southeast PC
    3686 Grandview Pkwy Ste 500, Birmingham, AL 35243 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 802-2000
  2. 2
    Montgomery
    4770 Woodmere Blvd Ste B, Montgomery, AL 36106 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (334) 286-6225
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 13:00

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Baptist Medical Center South
  • Grandview Medical Center

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Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Bronchitis
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Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Asthma
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Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Emphysema
Gallstones
Insomnia
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Interstitial Lung Disease
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Mycobacterial Lung Infection
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Partial Lung Collapse
Pleural Effusion
Pneumonia
Respiratory Failure
Shortness of Breath
Sleep Apnea
Traumatic Brain Injury
Bronchoscopy
Bronchoscopy with Robotic Assist
Abdominal Pain
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Alkalosis
Asbestosis
Aspergillosis
Benign Lung Neoplasms
Bone Cancer
Brain Injury
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
Bronchospasm
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Coal Workers Pneumoconiosis
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Common Cold
Cough
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Crohn's Disease
Esophageal Cancer
Finger Clubbing
Hiatal Hernia
Histoplasmosis
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Influenza (Flu)
Intestinal Obstruction
Lung Abscess
Lung Cancer
Lung Nodule
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Narcolepsy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pneumonitis
Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
Primary Central Sleep Apnea
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Psychophysiologic Insomnia
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Sarcoidosis
Secondary Malignancies
Sinusitis
Sleep Disorders
Sleep Related Hypoxemia
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Systemic Sclerosis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Tuberculosis
Ventral Hernia
Wheezing
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Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Pulmonary Function Test
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
Smoking Cessation Counseling
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    About Dr. David Franco, MD

    Specialties*
    • Critical Care Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 46 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1326055500
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine,Lsu Medical Cener-Shreveport
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Lsu Health Science Center University Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • LSU Medical Center, Shreveport
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of South Alabama Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Sleep Medicine
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    Dr. Franco has seen patients for Acute Lower Respiratory Infection and Acute Bronchitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Franco on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    32 patients have reviewed Dr. Franco. The overall rating for this provider is 3.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Franco.

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