Joel Franco, MD
Joel Franco, MD

#9 Glen Ed Professional Park, Glen Carbon 62034, Illinois

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Starting January 20, 2021, will be seeing patients at the Community Clinic of Staunton

Community Hospital of Staunton, Physicians Specialty Clinic

402 North Wood Street

Dr. Joel Franco is a board certified Otolaryngologist specializing in Rhinology/Sinonasal disorders as well as general otolaryngology.

He was born and raised in Milwaukee, WI and obtained a bachelors of science degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Dr. Franco then obtained a master’s degree in medical sciences from Mississippi College and ultimately a medical degree from Indiana University where he graduated in the top 10% of his class. During his rigorous 5-year residency in Otolaryngology at Saint Louis University he developed a passion for allergy and sinonasal diseases leading him to pursue an additional year of fellowship training at the University ofPittsburgh Medical Center in Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery. He enjoys spending time with friends and family, working out and mixed martial arts, outdoor activities, and binge watching his favorite tv series when time permits.

Dr. Franco enjoys working with patients in treating all aspects of ear nose and throat diseases and can provide an even higher level of care in treating allergy and sinus disorders given his fellowship specialty training. He is also fluent in Spanish (se habla espanol) should a language barrier be of concern.

Lastly, Dr. Franco is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, the American Rhinologic Society, and the North American Skull Base Society as well as the Alpha Omega Alpha and Gold Humanism Honor Societies.

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