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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 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.

Cardiovascular Disease


Hospitals Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center
Years in practice 46
Languages spoken English
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)

Extended/Weekend Hours Evening and weekend hours Handicap Accessible Handicap accessible Convenient Parking Convenient parking
Office 1
2740 W. Foster Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
Ph 773.769.1110
Fax 773.769.4689
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Heart Problems Care of Adults