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Dr. Vanessa Franco, MD

Sports Medicine*
Map Pin Small Santa Monica, CA
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12 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Vanessa Franco, MD

Dr. Vanessa Franco, MD is a Sports Medicine Specialist in Santa Monica, CA. They specialize in Sports Medicine, has 12 years of experience, and is board certified in Emergency Medicine. They graduated from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and is affiliated with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center.

Dr. Franco works at Practice in Santa Monica, CA with other offices in Los Angeles, CA. 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
    Ambulatory Surgery Center UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica
    1225 15th St Ste 2100, Santa Monica, CA 90404 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (310) 319-1234
  2. 2
    Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
    757 Westwood Plz, Los Angeles, CA 90095 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (310) 267-3710
  3. 3
    Orthopaedic Surgery After-Hours Clinic
    1250 16th St Ste 2100, Santa Monica, CA 90404 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (310) 319-1234
  4. 4
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    924 Westwood Blvd Ste 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (310) 794-0585

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  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
  • UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

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    Specialties*
    • Sports Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 12 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • 1306188727
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
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    • Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine
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    Dr. Franco accepts Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of California, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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