Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center

Giovanni Franchin, M.D., PhD

Chief; Assoc. Program Director
Rheumatology

Primary Location
Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
1650 Grand Concourse
Bronx, New York 10457

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  • Specialties
    Rheumatology
  • Clinical Focus
    fever, joint pain, rashes, weight loss
  • Education
    Residency, Montefiore
    Fellowship, Columbia Presbyterian
  • Languages
    English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Biography

    As Chief of the Division of Rheumatology, Dr. Giovanni Franchin specializes in the treatment of lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. He cares for patients with joint pain, fever, weight loss, and rashes. Dr. Franchin is also actively involved in teaching medical residents.

    Dr. Franchin received his medical degree in Brazil. He also earned a PhD in the molecular medicine program at New York University, and subsequently completed his residency at Einstein Montefiore and fellowship at Columbia University.

    Dr. Franchin is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology and is a member of the American College of Rheumatology and the American Medical Association.

    As a physician at Bronx-Lebanon for the past seven years, Dr. Franchin takes pride in his efforts to improve the health of patients from a diverse community.

    "We offer our patients the best possible care in rheumatology," stated Dr. Franchin.