Dr. Hector Lastra Franco MD Dermatologist
Dr. Hector Franco is a dermatologist in El Paso, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Del Sol Medical Center and Sierra Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Franco accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Del Sol Medical Center and one of 5 at Sierra Medical Center who specialize in Dermatology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Dermatologist: General Dermatology
Clinical Interests: Autoimmune disorders, Cosmetic medicine, PSORIASIS, PEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGY, AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS, COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY
Education & Medical Training
University of Arizona
Residency, Pediatrics, 1975 - 1976
University of Colorado
Residency, Dermatology, 1980
University of Arizona
Internship, Pediatrics, 1974 - 1975
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Class of 1975
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Dermatology
Certified 34 years in Dermatology
CA State Medical License
Active through 2014
TX State Medical License
Active through 2013
Publications & Presentations
Nonsense mutations of the bHLH transcription factor TWIST2 found in Setleis Syndrome patients cause dysregulation of periostin.
Franco, H.L., Casasnovas, J.J., Leon, R.G., Friesel, R., Ge, Y., Desnick, R.J., Cadilla, C.L.
Redundant or separate entities?--roles of Twist1 and Twist2 as molecular switches during gene transcription.
Franco, H. L., Casasnovas, J., Rodríguez-Medina, J. R., Cadilla, C. L.
Homozygous nonsense mutations in TWIST2 cause Setleis syndrome.
Tukel, T., Šoši?, D., Al-Gazali, L. I., Erazo, M., Casasnovas, J., Franco, H. L., Richardson, J. A., Olson, E. N., Cadilla, C. L., Desnick, R. J.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Anthem Blue Access PPO
- Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Illinois PPO
- BCBS Texas BlueChoice
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
- Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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10500 Vista Del Sol Dr
El Paso, TX 79925
Phone: (915) 598-1959