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Physicians : Linda K. Franks, M.D. FAAD

Dr. Franks received her Medical Degree from Case Western Reserve University, graduating with the highest honor (Alpha Omega Alpha), and then pursued an internship at Harvard Medical School at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  She then performed her Dermatology Residency at NYU’s Department of Dermatology where she became Chief Resident and also spent a fellowship year of basic science research. Upon her completion at NYU, she entered the USAF Medical Corps and served Active Duty with the rank of Major as a Dermatologist at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland from 1990-1994.  Dr. Franks came to Gramercy Park Dermatology Associates in 1994, joining her husband, Dr. Andrew Franks, Jr. and her father-in-law, Dr. Andrew G. Franks, Sr., who founded the practice in 1934.   

A diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, Dr. Linda Franks is also a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the International Society of Dermatologic surgery, the Medical Society of the State and County of New York, and the Dermatology Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.  Her articles have been published in numerous dermatological medical journals and consumer periodicals, and she has presented many papers at medical conferences.  Dr. Franks is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at NYU School of Medicine and has taught Dermatology residents both surgery and cosmetic dermatologic procedures since 1994.

In 2012, as member of the Traveling Mentorship Program of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, she presented her missionary work performed in the Dominican Republic.  Each year, Dr. Franks travels with the Volunteer Health Organization to Licey al Medeo near Santiago, DR.

Dr. Linda Franks has held consulting and advisory positions with Almay/Revlon, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and Lumenis, among others, and has been interviewed for and quoted in such consumer magazines as Newsweek, Allure, Self, Ladies Home Journal, and Redbook

Drs. Linda Franks and Andrew Franks, Jr., reside just outside Manhattan with their four daughters.  

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