Dr. Anthony Defranco, MD



Interventional Cardiology     -  Wisconsin,  Milwaukee


 Overview

Dr. Anthony Defranco, MD works in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is a specialist in Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine and graduated Cleveland Clinic in 1993. Dr. Defranco is affiliated with Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Columbia, Aurora Sinai Medical Center, Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center, Saint Lukes Medical Center, West Allis Memorial Hospital, Aurora Saint Lukes Medical Center, Aurora BayCare Medical Center, Aurora Medical Center - Oshkosh, Columbia Saint Mary's Hospital Milwaukee, Aurora Medical Center Manitowoc County, Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Ozaukee and practicing for 34 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

 Conditions

  • Acute Rheumatic Fever
  • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
  • Broken Hand
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cholesterol Diseases
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Clawtoe Correction Surgery
  • Coats' Disease
  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Coloboma of Optic Papilla
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 6
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Cranial Neurological Surgery
  • Cranial Osteopathy
  • CranioSacral Therapy (CST)
  • Duodenal Polyp
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Endocarditis
  • Gastroschisis
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Independent Forensic Evaluation
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Congenital, Infantile With Cataract - Hypogonadism
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • No-Needle, No-Scalpel Vasectomy
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Pancreas Tumor
  • Pneumonia
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Pterygium Syndrome, Multiple Dominant Type
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa - Mental Retardation - Deafness
  • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
  • Telogen Effluvium

 Procedures

  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine

 Years Since Graduation

  • 34

 State License

  • Wisconsin

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Fellowship Hospital


Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH, USA

Year completed: 1993

Medical School


Tufts University School Of Medicine

Boston, MA, United States

Graduated: 1985

 Awards

1   American Medical Association
2   American College of Physicians
3   American Heart Association
4   American College of Cardiology
5   Assistant Professor of Medicine
6   Writing Committee
7   1996-present
8   Senior Editor, 1997-2000
9   Interventional Cardiologist and Medical Director
10   For the Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan Cardiovascular Consortium (BMC2)Coordinating Center.

 Dr. Defranco Ratings

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My first cardiogist merely did a stress test and dismissed my real problem - that i am in the top 5% for plaque for a 50 year old, and that i needed better treatment of my cholesterol and blood pressure"

17 July 2013, 04:30United States
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great doctor. He took care of my dad and did a high risk procedure when other doctors turned down my dad. Willing to risk his statistics for the good of my family

27 April 2013, 02:03United States
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he asked my opinion when there were choices in my care, thats what i was looking for.

He took great care of my dad during a heart attack that nearly killed him.

19 April 2013, 04:23United States
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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Aurora Cardiovascular Services

2801 West Kinnickinnic River Parkway Suite 777
Wisconsin (WI)
Milwaukee,
53215

  (414) 649-3370


Other Office Locations

 Aurora Cardiovascular Services

2801 West Kinnickinnic River Parkway Suite 840
Wisconsin (WI)
Milwaukee,
53215

  (414) 649-3530

Accepting New Patients

  • No
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 Map & Directions



Aurora Cardiovascular Services, 2801 West Kinnickinnic River Parkway Suite 777, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (WI), 53215




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • GEHA
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare MCR
  • Medico
  • National Elevator
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Open Access
  • Options PPO
  • Pekin Insurance
  • Pyramid Life
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
  • TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wisconsin Physicians Service

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 Affiliated Hospitals


Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Columbia photo


Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Columbia

2025 East Newport Avenue Wisconsin WI, Milwaukee, 53211

Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Columbia is a hospital located in Milwaukee, WI. This hospital reports jointly with Columbia Saint Mary's Hospital Milwaukee. Therefore the ratings and awards apply to multiple hospitals and this specific hospital may not provide all rated services. Procedures/Diagnosis ...



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Aurora Sinai Medical Center

945 North 12th Street Wisconsin WI, Milwaukee, 53233

Aurora Sinai Medical Center is a hospital located in Milwaukee, WI. This hospital reports jointly with Saint Lukes Medical Center. Therefore the ratings and awards apply to multiple hospitals and this specific hospital may not provide all rated services. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state a...



Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center photo


Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center

2629 North 7th Street Wisconsin WI, Sheboygan, 53083

Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center is a hospital located in Sheboygan, WI. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are above the state average in 2 of 10 procedures. Length of Stay is shorter than the state average in 5 of 10 procedures.



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Saint Lukes Medical Center

5900 South Lake Drive Wisconsin WI, Cudahy, 53110

Saint Lukes Medical Center is a non-profit hospital located in Cudahy, WI. This hospital reports jointly with Aurora Saint Lukes Medical Center. Therefore the ratings and awards apply to multiple hospitals and this specific hospital may not provide all rated services. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are ...



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West Allis Memorial Hospital

8901 West Lincoln Avenue Wisconsin WI, West Allis, 53227

West Allis Memorial Hospital is a hospital located in West Allis, WI. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 4 of 10 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 9 of 10 procedures.



Aurora Saint Lukes Medical Center photo


Aurora Saint Lukes Medical Center

2900 West Oklahoma Avenue Wisconsin WI, Milwaukee, 53215

Aurora Saint Lukes Medical Center is a hospital located in Milwaukee, WI. This hospital reports jointly with Saint Lukes Medical Center. Therefore the ratings and awards apply to multiple hospitals and this specific hospital may not provide all rated services. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the s...






Aurora BayCare Medical Center

2845 Greenbrier Road Wisconsin WI, Green Bay, 54311

Aurora BayCare Medical Center is a 167-bed, full-service hospital serving the Green Bay area and communities throughout northeastern Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula. At Aurora BayCare Medical Center, patients will get the highest quality care in a healing environment that emphasizes their c...


 (920) 288-8000


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Aurora Medical Center - Oshkosh

855 North Westhaven Drive Wisconsin WI, Oshkosh, 54904

Aurora Medical Center - Oshkosh is a hospital located in Oshkosh, WI. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 7 of 7 procedures. Length of Stay is shorter than the state average in 2 of 7 procedures.



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Columbia Saint Mary's Hospital Milwaukee

2323 North Lake Drive Wisconsin WI, Milwaukee, 53211

Columbia Saint Mary's Hospital Milwaukee is a non-profit hospital located in Milwaukee, WI. This hospital reports jointly with Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Columbia. Therefore the ratings and awards apply to multiple hospitals and this specific hospital may not provide all rated services. Procedures...



Aurora Medical Center Manitowoc County photo


Aurora Medical Center Manitowoc County

5000 Memorial Drive Wisconsin WI, Two Rivers, 54241

Aurora Medical Center Manitowoc County is a hospital located in Two Rivers, WI. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 6 of 6 procedures. Length of Stay is shorter than the state average in 4 of 6 procedures.



Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Ozaukee photo


Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Ozaukee

13111 North Port Washington Road Wisconsin WI, Mequon, 53097

Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Ozaukee is a non-profit hospital located in Mequon, WI. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 7 of 12 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 10 of 12 procedures.




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