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Dr. Richard Frank, MD

Hematology
4.4 (29)
Accepting new patients
34 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Richard Frank, MD

Dr. Richard Frank, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Norwalk, CT. They specialize in Hematology, has 34 years of experience, and is board certified in Medical Oncology. They graduated from State University Of New York At Stony Brook and is affiliated with Danbury Hospital and Norwalk Hospital.

Dr. Frank works at Norwalk Hospital Gastroenterology Consultants in Norwalk, CT. They frequently treat conditions like Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Myeloma along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Frank's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Norwalk Hospital Gastroenterology Consultants
    34 Maple St, Norwalk, CT 06850 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 845-4811
    Tuesday
    8:30am - 4:30pm
  2. 2
    Whittingham Cancer Center - George Zahrah, MD
    24 Stevens St, Norwalk, CT 06850 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 845-4811

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  • Danbury Hospital
  • Norwalk Hospital

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    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    Apr 07, 2016
    I recently accompanied a close friend during her fight against cancer. Although she eventually lost that fight, she was given the greatest possible support by Dr. Richard Frank. At every stage, he listened, thought, and helped her effectively with a large range of treatments, extending her life for much longer than any of us could have expected or even hoped. He at all times combined his specialized professional knowledge with sensitivity, spent extra time explaining risks but at the same time a
    Connecticut — Apr 07, 2016
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    About Dr. Richard Frank, MD

    Specialties
    • Hematology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 34 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1174515803
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • State University Of New York At Stony Brook
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Medical Oncology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Richard Frank, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Frank is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Frank has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Frank has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Frank works at Norwalk Hospital Gastroenterology Consultants in Norwalk, CT. View the full address on Dr. Frank’s profile.

    Dr. Frank has seen patients for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Myeloma, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Frank on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    29 patients have reviewed Dr. Frank. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Frank.

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