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Franklin I. Margolis, MD

Urology

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Specialties
Urology
Conditions treated
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Area of focus ?
Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer
Languages spoken
English

Conditions Dr. Margolis Treats

Services Dr. Margolis Offers

  • Bladder Biopsy
  • Bladder Instillations
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Botox® Injection
  • Circumcision
  • Hormone Testing
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Lithotripsy (Kidney Stone Destruction)
  • Orchiectomy
  • Sexual Health
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy

About Dr. Margolis

Philosophy of care

I strive to provide you with the most modern treatments in a prompt and courteous way, and I am always available for questions. My preference in helping patients is to focus more on disease prevention and lifestyle changes than on medications.

Why I entered medicine

Though it sounds like a typical answer, I joined the medical profession to help others. And every day I work to understand the best way to make your life easier. The burden of aging and disease can ruin the daily enjoyment of life. I want all my patients to be as healthy as possible for as long as possible.

Community involvement

I like to help at the local animal shelter when time permits.

Personal interests

Outside of work I enjoy gardening, cycling, reading and meditation. Also, I try always to remain in ketosis with a low carbohydrate approach to nutrition, fighting inflammation, dementia, diabetes and heart disease.

Education

Undergraduate
University of California, Los Angeles, BS - Biochemistry, 1991

Medical Training
University of California - Irvine College of Medicine, MD - Doctor of Medicine, 1995

Training

Internship 1996
Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, CA

Residency 1997
General Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, CA

Residency 2001
Urology, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, CA

Certifications

American Board of Urology - Urology

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  1. Physician Communication Questions
    1. Did this provider give you enough information about your health and treatment?
    2. Did this provider give you easy to understand information about your health questions and concerns?
    3. Did this provider listen carefully to you?
    4. Did this provider seem to know your medical history?
    5. Did you trust this provider with your care?
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