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"As an orthopedic surgeon, I have the unique ability to dramatically improve patients' pain and function. This is what makes my job so wonderful and rewarding."
Dr. Franta specialized in shoulder and elbow surgery, as well as women's orthopedics and sports medicine. She also has an interest in osteoporosis.
With an upbeat and approachable demeanor, Dr. Franta likes to get her patients highly involved in their own medical decision making. She makes sure that they understand all aspects of their surgery or rehabilitation, and that they have realistic expectations for their treatment. Dr. Franta forms a long-term relationship with her patients based on mutual trust and respect. This is important because no two patients are alike. That is why Dr. Franta gives each of her patients the individual attention they need - it is how she can provide the best treatment possible.
Dr. Franta specializes in shoulder and elbow surgery, as well as women's orthopedics and sports medicine. She also has an interest in osteoporosis.
About Orthopedic Surgeons
An Orthopedic Surgeon specializes in restoring the moving structures of the human bodies, such as bones, muscles, joints and tendons. They work to maintain and rebuild functions of a patient’s extremities and spine through surgical means.
Areas of Interest
Hand Surgery, Hand, Elbow and Microvascular Surgery, Joint Replacement, Ortho Surgery, Orthopedics, Shoulder Injuries, Shoulder Surgery
UW School of Medicine and Public Health
UW Graduate Medical Education
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery: ABMS / AOA Certification, BLS: Airway / Life Support Cert
University of Washington at Seattle