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"I treat the whole patient, listen carefully and do a thorough and complete history and physical exam. Patient teaching and educational activities are ...Read more
"I treat the whole patient, listen carefully and do a thorough and complete history and physical exam. Patient teaching and educational activities are important in his patient care." Dr. Saksena accepts patients over age 19 and practices both cardiology and internal medicine. His fellowships covered pulmonary and cardiovascular medicine. He has been an assistant professor at Northwestern University since 1970 and teaches physical diagnosis to medical students at Rush Medical College and Northwestern Medical School. He is a fellow of the following groups: the American College of Physicians, American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, and the Royal College of Physicians of Canada. He has authored numerous publications including: "Hemodynamics in Cardiology" (1983), "Cardiac Physical Diagnosis" (2006), and "Atlas of Local & Systemic Signs of Cardiovascular Disease" (2008). Has been an Associate Professor of clinical medicine at Northwestern University since 2012.
Franklin Saksena, M.D.
|Hospitals|| Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center
|Years in practice||45|
|Board certifications||Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine|
|Education||Queen's University Faculty of Medicine, Canada ; John H. Stroger, Jr., Hospital of Cook County (Cook County Hospital), Chicago (Residency) ; Royal Victoria Hospital, Canada (Residency) ; Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center, Chicago (Fellowship) ; University of Chicago Hospitals - Pritzker School of Medicine (Fellowship) ; University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Canada (Fellowship)|
|Beech Street (Viant) PPO||Blue Choice POS||Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO|
|CIGNA Care Network||CIGNA Open Access/Open Access+||CIGNA PPO (State of IL)|
|CIGNA PPO POS||Great West HMO (CIGNA)||Great West PPO, POS (CIGNA)|
|HFN PPO||HMO Illinois||Humana PPO POS|
|Multiplan / PHCS PPO||Multiplan / PHCS Savility||PHCS PPO, EPO (Multiplan)|
|Preferred Plan Inc. PPO||UHC PPO POS||Unicare Health Plans|