Dr. Steven Franks comes to Family Dermatology, p.c. with a very full and exceptional career in Dermatology. He is a Massachusetts native, completing all of his education in state. Dr. Franks graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. This was followed by a medical internship at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Brighton. After serving as a Captain and General Medical Officer in the U.S. Army, where he was active duty in Vietnam and Boston, he completed a residency in Dermatology at the State University of Buffalo.
Prior to joining Family Dermatology, p.c., Dr. Franks practiced dermatology in Concord, Westford, Marlborough, Westborough, Leominster and Worcester, where he was also Chief of Dermatology at Memorial Hospital. He continues to give lectures to hospital staff and physicians. Dr. Franks does several skin screenings each year and lectures various professional groups on skin care and skin cancer awareness.
Dr. Franks has been published in medical journals including Cutis and Archives of Dermatology and provided a chapter to Decker’s Introduction to Clinical Medicine. He also served as Editor of the Massachusetts Academy of Dermatology Newsletter for five years.
Dr. Franks' personal interests include golfing, dogs, humor and the history of religion.Board Certifications