Dr. David H. Franzus M.D., Internist
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Dr. David H. Franzus M.D.


121 E Ravine Rd #700 Kingsport Tennessee, 37660



I like to think of myself as Diagnostician rather than an Internal Medicine Doctor The more difficult the problem the more enjoyment I have solving it!

Education and Training

E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med- Johnson City Tn 1983

East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine 1983

Board Certification

Internal Medicine (Physician Specialties)

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM

Provider Details

Male English

Areas of expertise and specialization



  • Anxiety
  • Heart Disease
  • Stroke
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Pain
  • Vascular Disease

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Physicians  

Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors

  • ETSU Arts Initiative Campaign
  • Wounded Warriers
  • World Concern
  • WCQR

Professional Society Memberships

  • Texas Medical Association

Articles and Publications

  • Published

Hobbies / Sports

  • Sports Events, Self Defense, Martial Arts, Traveling, Avid Reader, Bible Study, Mission Work

Favorite professional publications

  • Internal Medicine Journal

Dr. David H. Franzus M.D.'s Practice location

121 E Ravine Rd #700 -
Kingsport, Tennessee 37660
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Dr. David H. Franzus M.D. has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 24 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Internist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Internist Dr. David H. Franzus, who serves patients in Kingsport, Tennessee.

Dr. Franzus is an internist in private practice in Kingsport, Tennessee. One of his areas of expertise is geriatrics. Geriatrics is a specialty that focuses on health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults.

Dr. Franzus is also affiliated with Holston Valley Medical Center and Indian Path Community Hospital – both of which are located in Kingsport. Holston Valley Medical Center continues to be recognized among the nation’s best hospitals, most recently being named a Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital by IBM Watson Health. Indian Path Community Hospital – a 239-bed not-for-profit hospital – provides advanced services, including an accredited joint replacement program and dedicated spine center.

Dr. Franzus received his medical degree from East Tennessee State University – Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City, Tennessee in 1986. He then went on to complete his residency and internship in internal medicine at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Dr. Franzus is board-certified in both internal medicine and geriatric medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Dr. Franzus is a member of the American College of Physicians (ACP). The ACP is a national organization of internists, the largest medical-specialty organization, and second-largest physician group in the United States. Its 154,000 members include internists, internal medicine subspecialists, medical students, residents, and fellows.

Internal medicine or general medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. They manage and prevent common and complex diseases by providing comprehensive care and promoting overall wellbeing.

In his spare time, Dr. Franzus enjoys traveling, attending sports events, doing martial arts, as well as learning self-defense. He is also an avid reader and involved in bible study and mission work.

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Head north on East Ravine Road 319 ft
Turn right onto Broad Street 758 ft
Turn left onto Old Gibson Mill Road 1741 ft
Turn right onto Windsor Street 337 ft
Continue straight onto E Windsor Street 1060 ft
Turn right onto East Stone Drive (US 11W) 17.4 mi
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