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Michael Franco, MD, Plastic Surgery, Camden, NJ, Cooper University Health Care


Plastic Surgery Camden, NJ

Hand, Plastic & Reconstructive Microsurgery

Peripheral Nerve Surgery

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Clinical Expertise

  • Hand and wrist pain, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Trigger finger, de Quervain's tenosynovitis, Peripheral nerve disorders, Hand surgery, Distal radius fracture , Carpal instability , Hand fracture repair, Hand and wrist arthritis surgery, Hand and wrist trauma, Hand and wrist tendinitis reconstruction, Hand and wrist arthroscopy, Wrist instability, Chronic carpal tunnel syndrome, Wrist ligament tear, Scapholunate advanced collapse procedures, Scapholunate reconstruction, Wrist fusion/arthrodesis, Nerve repair

Education & Training

  • University of Virginia Medical Center
    University of Virginia Medical CenterFellowship, Hand Surgery (Plastic Surgery), 2015 - 2016
  • Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium
    Washington University/B-JH/SLCH ConsortiumResidency, Plastic Surgery - Integrated, 2012 - 2015
  • Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium
    Washington University/B-JH/SLCH ConsortiumResidency, Surgery, 2009 - 2012
  • Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
    Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple UniversityClass of 2009
  • Rowan University
    Rowan UniversityBachelor's

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1982 - Present
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2015 - 2026
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2016 - 2025
  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2009 - 2015
  • DE State Medical License
    DE State Medical License 1994 - 2011
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2005 - 2006
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery Surgery of the Hand

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Morgan-McCue Award for Academic Excellence University of Virginia Hand Surgery Fellowship, 2015
  • Resident Research Day Award Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2014
  • Resident Teaching Award Colleagues and Medical Students-Washington University School of Medicine, 2013

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • "Failed Thumb Carpometacarpal Arthroplasty: Common Etiologies and Surgical Options for Revision"  
    Hess DE, Drace P, Franco MJ, Chhabra AB, J Hand Surg Am, 1/19/2018
  • "Quality of Surgical Outcomes Reporting in Plastic Surgery: A 15-Year Analysis of Complication Data"  
    Parikh�RP, Sharma K, Qureshi AA, �Franco MJ, Myckatyn TM, Plast Reconstr Surg, 1/1/2018
  • "Femoral nerve transfers for restoring tibial nerve function: an anatomical study and clinical correlation: a report of 2 cases"  
    Moore AM, Krauss EM, Parikh RP, Franco MJ, Tung TH, J Neurosurg, 1/3/2017
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