Dr. Jan Franko MD Surgeon

Dr. Jan Franko is a surgeon in Des Moines, Iowa. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mercy Iowa City and Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines. He received his medical degree from Pavol Jozef Safarik University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Franko accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 17 doctors at Mercy Iowa City and one of 14 at Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Colon & Rectal, Pancreas, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Education & Medical Training

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, General Surgery, 2001 - 2002

Abington Memorial Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 2002 - 2006

Pavol Jozef Safarik University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1996

Publications & Presentations

Survival Among Pancreaticoduodenectomy Patients Treated for Pancreatic Head Cancer <1 or 2 cm.
Franko J, Hugec V, Lopes TL, Goldman CD

Treatment of colorectal peritoneal carcinomatosis with systemic chemotherapy: a pooled analysis of north central cancer treatment group phase III trials N9741 and N9841.
Franko J, Shi Q, Goldman CD, Pockaj BA, Nelson GD, Goldberg RM, Pitot HC, Grothey A, Alberts SR, Sargent DJ

Impact of radiation therapy sequence on survival among patients with resected pancreatic head ductal carcinoma.
Franko J, Puri DR, Goldman CD

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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