Linda K. Franks

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Linda K. Franks, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor;
Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology

Clinical Addresses

60 GRAMERCY PARK NORTH
NEW YORK, NY 10010
Hours: Mon. 10 - 5; Tue. 10 - 4; Wed. 1 - 5; Thu. 9 - 5; Fri. 9 - 5
Phone: 212-475-2312
Fax: 212-475-3542

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Medical Specialties

Dermatology

Medical Expertise

Rosacea, Psoriasis, General Dermatology, Laser Surgery, Hair Diseases, Skin Cancer, Nail Disease, Dermatologic Surgery, Cosmetic Dermatology, Melanoma

Clinical Responsibilities

An Honors graduate from Case Western Reserve School of Medicine in 1986, Dr. Linda Franks then performed her internship at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women?s Hospital. Next followed her residency at NYU?s Department of Dermatology where she became Chief Resident and then spent a fellowship year of basic science research in Cell Biology as a Sulzberger Fellow. Dr. Franks then served in Active Duty in the United States Air Force Medical Corps from 1990-94 and earned the rank of Major before joining Gramercy Park Dermatology Associates. A diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, Dr. Linda Franks is also a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the International Society of Dermatologic surgery, the Medical Society of the State and County of New York, and the Dermatology Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Her articles, publications and book chapters have been published in numerous dermatological medical journals and consumer periodicals. Dr. Linda Franks has held consulting and advisory positions with Almay/Revlon, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and Lumenis, among others, and has been interviewed for and quoted numerous times in such consumer magazines as Newsweek, Allure, Self, Ladies Home Journal, and Redbook. She is the Director of Gramercy Park Dermatology Associates in New York City and continues to teach surgical technique at NYU.

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Board Certification

1999 — Ab Dermatology - Dermatology

Education

1986 — Case Western Reserve University, Medical Education
1986-1987 — Brigham And Women'S Hospital (Internal Medicine), Internship
1987-1990 — NYU Medical Center (Dematology), Residency Training

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Research Interests

Prevention of photoaging and skin cancer

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -

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The pro-fibrotic cytokines IL-33 and IL-13 modulate dermal fibrosis via the A2A adenosine receptor
Radusky, R. C.; Franks, L.; Feig, J.; Fernandez, P.; Franks, A. G.; Cronstein, B. N.; Chan, E. S.
2012 MAY;132:S10-S10, Journal of investigative dermatology
— id: 165684, year: 2012, vol: 132, page: S10, stat: Journal Article,

Rosacea and perioral dermatitis
Franks LK
Current dermatologic diagnosis & treatment Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001,
— id: 3754, year: 2001, vol: , page: 186, stat: Chapter,

Hydroxychloroquine in the treatment of chronic erythema nodosum
Alloway JA; Franks LK
1995 Apr;132(4):661-662, British journal of dermatology
— id: 16370, year: 1995, vol: 132, page: 661, stat: Journal Article,

Progressively enlarging painful annular plaque on the hand. Erysipeloid
Razsi L; Sanchez MR
1994 Oct;130(10):'45'-'56', Archives of dermatology
— id: 12884, year: 1994, vol: 130, page: '45', stat: Journal Article,

Persistent plaque on the shoulder of a Chinese woman. BCG granuloma
Renfro L; Miller D; Raszi L; Kamino H
1993 Feb;129(2):'336'-'340', Archives of dermatology
— id: 13261, year: 1993, vol: 129, page: '336', stat: Journal Article,

DESMOCOLLINS AND DESMOGLEIN FORM NOVEL SUBSETS OF THE CADHERIN FAMILY OF CELL-ADHESION MOLECULES
GOODWIN, L; MECHANIC, S; RAYNOR, K; RAZSI, L
1991 APR ;39(2):A195-A195, Clinical research
— id: 51604, year: 1991, vol: 39, page: A195, stat: Journal Article,

DESMOCOLLINS AND DESMOGLEIN FORM NOVEL SUBSETS OF THE CADHERIN FAMILY OF CELL-ADHESION MOLECULES
GOODWIN, L; MECHANIC, S; RAYNOR, K; RAZSI, L; COWIN, P
1991 APR ;96(4):552-552, Journal of investigative dermatology
— id: 51640, year: 1991, vol: 96, page: 552, stat: Journal Article,

Weekly low-dose methotrexate therapy for cutaneous sarcoidosis
Webster GF; Razsi LK; Sanchez M; Shupack JL
1991 Mar;24(3):451-454, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
— id: 16925, year: 1991, vol: 24, page: 451, stat: Journal Article,

Desmoglein shows extensive homology to the cadherin family of cell adhesion molecules
Goodwin L; Hill JE; Raynor K; Raszi L; Manabe M; Cowin P
1990 Dec 31;173(3):1224-1230, Biochemical & biophysical research communications
— id: 14242, year: 1990, vol: 173, page: 1224, stat: Journal Article,

MOLECULAR-CLONING OF DESMOGLEIN
Razsi, L; Raynor, K; Aharon, Y; Manabe, M; Cowin, P
1990 Apr;38(2):A612-A612, Clinical research
— id: 31980, year: 1990, vol: 38, page: A612, stat: Journal Article,

MOLECULAR-CLONING OF DESMOGLEIN
Razsi, L; Raynor, K; Aharon, Y; Manabe, M; Cowin, P
1990 Apr;94(4):570-570, Journal of investigative dermatology
— id: 32002, year: 1990, vol: 94, page: 570, stat: Journal Article,

Methotrexate therapy in cutaneous sarcoidosis
Webster, G F; Razsi, L K; Sanchez, M; Shupack, J R
1989 Sep 15;111(6):538-539, Annals of internal medicine
— id: 102446, year: 1989, vol: 111, page: 538, stat: Journal Article,