Dr. Cass Franklin M.D.
Vascular Surgeon | Vascular Surgery1111 6th Ave Suite 500 Des Moines IA, 50314
Dr. Cass Franklin is a vascular surgeon practicing in Des Moines, IA. Dr. Franklin specializes in disorders relating to the arterial, venous and lymphatic systems. As a vascular surgeon, Dr. Franklin diagnoses and treats vascular diseases and performs vasular surgeries. Common conditions that a vascular surgeon treats are aneurysms, atherosclerosis and varicose veins. Vascular specialists might also treat trauma, venous ulcers, poor leg circulation, peripheral arterial disease and other vascular-related issues.
Education and Training
Temple Univ Sch of Med, Philadelphia Pa 1978
Temple University School of Medicine 1978
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
- Multiple Sclerosis (ms)
- Chronic Kidney Disease
- Femur Fracture
- Broken Ankle
- Vascular Disease
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