Andrew Franks Jr., MD, Rheumatology, New York, NY, NYU Langone Hospitals

AndrewG.FranksJr.MDFACP, FAAD, FACR

Rheumatology New York, NY

Lupus & Related, Myositis, Scleroderma & Related, Vasculitis

Director, The Autoimmune Skin Institute of New York; Clinical Professor, The Departments of Medicine (Rheumatology) & Dermatology; Director Emeritus (1978 - 2020), The Autoimmune Connective Tissue Disease Center, NYU Langone Health & Medical Center

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  • Office

    The Autoimmune Skin Institute of NY, Suite 1-N
    60 Gramercy Park North
    New York, NY 10010
    Phone(212) 475-2312
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Summary

  • Dr. Andrew G. Franks, Jr. is Board Certified in Internal Medicine (1975), Dermatology (1976), and Rheumatology (1978). He obtained a BA from NYU College of Arts & Science in 1967, and an MD from New York Medical College in 1971. After completing Residency & Fellowship training at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, he joined the faculty of NYU School of Medicine in 1978. He was the Director of The Autoimmune Connective Tissue Disease Section until 2020 for a total of over 40 years. He has mentored hundreds of physicians, many of whom are now leading academic and clinical specialists throughout the world. He specializes in Cutaneous Lupus, Dermatomyositis, Scleroderma, Morphea, and Raynaud's Disease and exceeds in the diagnosis and treatment for recalcitrant cutaneous manifestations of all autoimmune and related disorders.
  • Lupus and Your Skin

    A Review of Prevention, Treatment and Repair of Lupus Damaged Skin

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
    Columbia University College of Physicians & SurgeonsFellowship, 1976 - 1978
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital -  Columbia Campus
    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia CampusResidency, Internal Medicine, 1975 - 1976
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital -  Columbia Campus
    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia CampusResidency, Dermatology, 1974 - 1975
  • New York Medical College - Metropolitan Hospital Center
    New York Medical College - Metropolitan Hospital CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1971 - 1973
  • New York Medical College
    New York Medical CollegeClass of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1972 - 2022
  • American Board of Dermatology Dermatology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Rheumatology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • NYU Best Teacher Award Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • Career Achievement Award NYU School of Medicine, 2017
  • Americas Top Doctors Castle Connolly
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Correction to: MRI Assessment of the Thigh Musculature in Dermatomyositis and Healthy Subjects Using Diffusion Tensor Imaging, Intravoxel Incoherent Motion and Dynamic...  
    K Patel, A G Franks, S Ramachandran, D Wang, J Bencardino, European Radiology
  • MRI Assessment of the Thigh Musculature in Dermatomyositis and Healthy Subjects Using Diffusion Tensor Imaging, Intravoxel Incoherent Motion and Dynamic DTI  
    J Bencardino, S Ramachandran, K Patel, D Wang, A Franks, European Radiology

Committees

  • Scientific Medical Advisory Board, Lupus Foundation of America

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Hospital Affiliations