Dr. Wayne Howard Franklin MD Pediatric Cardiologist

Dr. Wayne Franklin is a pediatric cardiologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Franklin accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 33 doctors at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and one of 29 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Cardiology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Cardiologist: General Pediatric Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Ranked #15 in Pediatrics: Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Residency, Pediatrics, 1983–1986

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 1986–1989

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 27 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 23 years in Pediatric Cardiology

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAP), American Academy of Pediatrics

Publications & Presentations

Hepatic infantile hemangiomas treated with oral propranolol--a case series.
Mhanna, A., Franklin, W.H., Mancini, A.J.

B-type natriuretic peptide and heart failure in patients with ventricular septal defect: a pilot study.
Paul, M.A., Backer, C.L., Binns, H.J., Mavroudis, C., Webb, C.L., Yogev, R., Franklin, W.H.

Device management of arrhythmias after Fontan conversion.
Tsao, S., Deal, B.J., Backer, C.L., Ward, K., Franklin, W.H., Mavroudis, C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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