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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.

Karen Frankwich, MD

4.9 out of 5 (127 Ratings)
Specialty
  • Endocrinology
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Heritage Medical Group
Address
26800 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 230
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Accepting New Patients
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Primary Office

Address
26800 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 230
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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Phone
(949) 542-8004
Hours
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Website
www.missionheritage.com
  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Endocrinology
      (Board Certified)
    Secondary Specialties
    • Internal Medicine
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      UCSD School of Medicine - 2008
    • Internship
      UCSD Medical Center - 2009
    • Residency
      UCSD Medical Center - 2011
    • Fellowship
      UCSD Medical Center - 2014
    Areas of Interest
    Diabetes, Pituitary Diseases, Thyroid Disease
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography

    Dr. Frankwich graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in biology from University of California, Los Angeles in 2004.

    Dr. Frankwich continued with her medical education at the University of California, San Diego and completed her internal medicine residency at UCSD Medical Center. Prior to pursuing a fellowship in endocrinology, she became a volunteer assistant professor at UCSD while practicing hospital medicine at the VA San Diego Medical Center. She earned a teaching award for her services as an educator for UCSD medical students.

    While completing her endocrinology fellowship at UCSD, Dr. Frankwich was involved in clinical research in the area of weight management and metabolism.

    Dr. Frankwich practices general endocrinology and is dedicated to maintaining the health and well-being of her patients. She has interest in thyroid disease, bone disease, diabetes management, and pituitary disease.

    Certifications
    Member, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists; Member, Endocrine Society
  • 14-May-2019
    excellent care!
    13-May-2019
    I get the best care and compassion from my doctor and her staff. Very pleased
    9-May-2019
    I always receive the best advice and care at this office and by this provider. Dr. Frankwich is not my primary care physician but rather a specialist (Endocrinology) to whom my primary care physician referred me. My primary care physician is Dr. Susan Lee, also in the Mission Heritage Medical Group.
    8-May-2019
    Dr. Karen Frankwich is the most knowledgeable, skilled, professional and caring provider working in your system.
    8-May-2019
    Dr. Frankwich is very knowledgable, explains the problem I have and tell me what are next steps to follow for my health issue. She has a very pleasant personality
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