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    Franklin Hospital News


    We are very pleased and excited to announce that Dr. David Cox, a Board Certified General Surgeon, has joined Franklin Hospital through a Professional Service Agreement (PSA) with Pinckneyville Community Hospital (PCH). Dr. Cox will work at PCH three (3) days per week and Franklin Hospital two (2) days per week.

    After spending three years in Research and Development with General Electric, and then another eight years with the Minolta Corporation, Dr. Cox developed the desire to become a physician. So he went back to school and obtained his Bachelor's degree in Biology & Chemistry, and then was accepted to Medical School at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, CO. He then completed his residency at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks, ND. Upon the completion of his residency, he practiced as a General & Trauma Surgeon in Colorado for eleven years. He has since completed an MBA in Health Administration.

    At Franklin Hospital, Dr. Cox will be located in the second floor Family Healthcare Clinic where he will see patients. This is such a wonderful opportunity for our hospital to grow our surgical case load and will be an excellent benefit to our community.

    Dr. Cox is very experienced in all general surgery cases including appendectomies, Laparoscopic surgeries, hernias, gall bladders, colonoscopies, endoscopies, as well as thyroid and breast surgeries. References returned show that he is very professional, easy to interact with and has a calm approach. He is an avid paraglider, traveler & music lover who plays the guitar.

    Dr. Cox is a highly qualified addition to our Surgery/Family Healthcare Clinic team, and we are fortunate that he has joined our medical community. You may schedule to see Dr. Cox by calling (618) 435-9741.