A family physician is trained in general healthcare, dermatology, and office surgery. Board certification in family medicine requires at least three years of specialty training after medical school, ongoing medical education, and re-certification examinations every seven years. Dr. Martin Franklin is board-certified in Family Medicine.
A primary care physician is your partner in preserving good health throughout your life. By developing a long-term relationship with a doctor you trust, and one who knows your medical history, you will receive appropriate treatment for acute illnesses, and preventative guidance that can help you maintain good health.
Call 830-792-5800 to make or change an appointment.
The Franklin Clinic accepts most insurance plans.
Yes, the Franklin Clinic accepts new patients of most ages.
You can find new patient forms here. Having them filled out when you come to your first appointment will speed the process of getting you and your medical history into our system. You will also need a picture ID and your most current insurance card.
The Franklin Clinic is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
For non-urgent matters, call the clinic and leave your message and we will return your call the next business day. However, if you have an emergency please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. The physician on call or the emergency room physician will attend to your immediate medical needs.
In the case of a true emergency, always call 911. However, if you have a routine illness or minor injury, the Franklin Clinic is happy to try to work you into our schedule as quickly as possible.
Call your pharmacy, and they will contact us for a refill.
Yes, we can perform routine blood work and various in-house CLIA waived testing.
Yes, insurance co-pays or payment in full is expected at the time of service.