Family Medicine Specialist

Terry L Franklin, M.D. -  - Primary Care

Terry L Franklin, M.D.

Primary Care & Functional Medicine Conveniently Located in Downtown Monterey, CA

Everyone should have a medical home where they can receive compassionate health care when they need it. You can depend on that and more from the family medicine team of Terry L. Franklin, MD, in Monterey, California. The team believes in empowering each person with the tools and resources they need to stay healthy and optimize their well-being. You can receive 24/7 emergency care, appointments on weekends, and get the medical services you need in the office, at home, or online with teleconferencing. To schedule an appointment, call or use the online booking feature today.

Family Medicine Q & A

What are the benefits of family medicine?

As a family medicine provider, Terry L. Franklin, MD, has the honor of serving as a primary care provider to patients from the age of three throughout adulthood. The team takes a holistic approach, focusing on your body, mind, and spirit as they help you prevent illness, maintain optimal wellness, and provide exceptional care for the full range of acute and chronic health conditions.

What services can I receive through family medicine?

Family medicine practitioners provide comprehensive care that includes annual physical exams, sick visits, school physicals, sports physicals, and services such as:

Treatment of acute illnesses and injuries

The Terry L. Franklin, MD, team diagnoses and treats the full scope of acute illnesses and injuries faced by people of all ages. Examples of common acute illnesses include colds, the flu, sore throats, abdominal pain, and asthma flare-ups. They also treat urgent care problems such as cuts, sprains, food poisoning, simple fractures, concussions, and injuries needing stitches.

Chronic disease management

Chronic diseases include conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, asthma, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Terry L. Franklin, MD, diagnoses and manages chronic conditions with lifestyle changes, nutritional education, conventional medical care, and integrative therapies.

Concierge medicine

As a member of the MDVIP physician program, Dr. Franklin provides concierge care. You receive enhanced, private medical care and direct access to the doctor in exchange for an annual retainer.

What specialized services does family medicine provide?

As an integrative family practice that follows a functional medicine approach, Terry L. Franklin, MD, offers specialized services that aren’t routinely available from most family medicine physicians’ offices. For example, you have access to:

Medical acupuncture

Medical acupuncture relieves pain, treats the full range of health conditions, and can help with challenges such as a smoking addiction.

Shot Bar

The team offers nutritious and revitalizing vitamin shots. You may receive a shot with a specific nutrient, such as vitamin B12, or you can choose from shots that combine nutrients to support specific goals. For example, you may get a shot to help you:

  • Lose weight
  • Manage blood sugar
  • Boost your immune system
  • Increase your energy
  • Reduce inflammation
  • Lower your stress and anxiety
  • Improve your gastrointestinal health

The team can also enhance your shot with antioxidants, minerals, and homeopathic medicines.

Regenerative medicine

Terry L. Franklin, MD, offers stem cell injections that promote healing by regenerating new cells that replace old and repair damaged tissues.

Lifestyle education

The lifestyle and wellness coaching programs from Terry L. Franklin, MD, include weight loss, nutrition education, detoxification, and exercise regimens, as well as plans to improve your gut health, reduce stress, and balance your endocrine system.

Hormone replacement therapy

Women and men often need hormone replacement therapy to restore the hormones that naturally decline as they get older. Terry L. Franklin, MD, offers BioTE®, a customized bioidentical hormone replacement from plant-based ingredients.

Anti-aging cosmetic treatments

If you’re ready to rejuvenate your appearance, you can receive cosmetic treatments such as Botox®, Juvéderm®, and chemical peels.

When you need family medical care, call Terry L. Franklin, MD, or schedule an appointment online.