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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Adam Z. Franklin, MD

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
Spanish, English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Heritage Medical Group
  • Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians
  • Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center
  • Providence
SeaView Orthopaedic Medical Group
653 Camino De Los Mares
Suite 109
San Clemente, CA 92673
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

SeaView Orthopaedic Medical Group
653 Camino De Los Mares
Suite 109
San Clemente, CA 92673
Get Directions
(949) 661-2423
(949) 661-9205
Mon - Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Weekend Hours

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      USC, Keck School of Medicine
    • Residency
      LAC-USC Medical Center - 2009
    • Fellowship
      University of Cincinnati Medical Center - 2010
    • Board Certification
      American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - Hand Surgery
    • Board Certification
      American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery
    Areas of Interest

    Orthopedic Surgery

  • Biography


    Dr. Franklin is fellowship trained in Hand Surgery from the prestigious Mary S. Stern/University of Cincinnati Hand Surgery Fellowship in Ohio. He completed his medical school training at the Keck/University of Southern California School of Medicine and stayed in Southern California and at USC for his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery. It was there, while living in San Clemente and commuting to Los Angeles every day, that he developed a special appreciation and interest in the intricacies of the hand. The desire to expand his training in hand surgery led him to spend the extra year of training in Ohio, where he refined his techniques for treating such conditions as Dupuytren’s Diseasebasilar thumb arthritiscarpal tunnel syndrome, and traumatic hand injuries.

    After completion of his fellowship, Dr. Franklin headed straight back to San Clemente with his family and joined Drs. Gus Gialamas and William Van der Reis at Sea View Orthopaedic Medical Group. He looks forward to treating his patients with personalized care, compassion, and enthusiasm. His particular interest and specialized training is in surgery of the hand but also greatly enjoys general orthopaedics as well as treating sports injuries and children with fractures.

    On his time off Dr. Franklin loves spending time with his wife, Kate, and their two girls, Kyle and Emmi. He also serves as a team physician for Saddleback College Athletics and San Clemente High School Athletics. The rest of the time you can find him enjoying the ocean, surfing, bodysurfing, or paddling, or in the mountains riding bikes or motorcycles.