As an Emergency Medicine specialist, Dr. Kevin Franks provides immediate diagnosis and treatment for people with life-threatening illness and injury. A graduate of the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Missouri, he completed his Emergency Medicine residency at St. John Oakland Hospital in Madison Heights, MI, where he served as Chief Resident in 2001-2002. He practiced five years with Emergency Physicians P.C. of Dunmore, PA, prior to joining Trinity. Dr. Franks is a member of the American Academy of Emergency Physicians.
An emergency medicine physician receives training to care for patients with acute illnesses or injuries requiring immediate medical attention. While not providing long-term or continuing care, they diagnose a variety of illnesses and undertake various interventions to stabilize patients.