Originally from Las Cruces, New Mexico, Dr. Franco is bilingual in English and Spanish. After graduating from Beloit College with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, and earning his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Franco served his residency in plastic surgery at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine, where he was chief resident from 2010-2011. There, he was chief resident from 2010-2011.
In 2011, he completed additional training at Chan Gung Hospital in Taiwan with a focus on microsurgery primarily in cancer reconstruction, followed by a fellowship at Gent University Hospital in Belgium where he specialized in breast reconstruction and fat transfer.
Today, Dr. Franco is a board-certified plastic surgeon with an impressive history of publications, presentations, and accolades, including the Merck Index Award and the Walter S. Haven Prize. He is an active member of:
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Austin Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
He is currently Clinical Faculty at The University of Texas Dell Medical School. He also is a reviewer for the Aesthetic Journal and Annals of Plastic Surgery where he reviews the articles for publication from other plastic surgeons around the world.
Dr. Franco in known across the U.S. for his exceptional care and stunning results, which are centered on the individual needs and attributes of his patients.
Dr. Franco has been featured in TV shows such as “Ask the Doctors,” magazines such as Miami Shoot and the Miami Herald for his expertise in aesthetic surgery while in Miami. Since returning to Texas he has been featured on the Dana Cortez Show and 98.5 the Beat multiple times.
Dr. Franco’s articles have been recently published in both Miami Shoot Magazine and the Austin Way.
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