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Debra Defranco, CNP

Debra Defranco, CNP

(4.8) , 33 Reviews
  • Specialty: Cardiology, Vascular Surgery
  • Primary Location: 6525 Powers Blvd (11 mi.)
    Other Locations
  • Languages Spoken: English

Office Locations

UH Parma Medical Arts Building 3 (11 mi.)

6525 Powers Blvd
Medical Arts Cntr 3 Ste 301
Parma, OH 44129
440-882-0075

UH Parma Fairlawn Health Center (25 mi.)

3800 Embassy Pkwy
Ste 220
Akron, OH 44333
330-664-8023

UH Cleveland Medina Health Center (29 mi.)

4001 Carrick Dr
Ste 140
Medina, OH 44256
330-721-8582

Biography: Debra Defranco, CNP

Certifications & Memberships

  • NP - Family - American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Education

Professional Education | NP - Family
NP - Family - University Of Cincinnati (2013)

Undergraduate
Kaplan University (2009)

Patient Experience Reviews

4.8 out of 5
- based on 145 Ratings
(5)
4/1/2024

Excellent

(5)
4/1/2024

Excellent care by all. Comfortable and great explanation of procedure and issue. Fantastic!!!!!!!!

(5)
3/1/2024

Debra DeFranco is the most professional, personable, caring health care physician I have ever had any experience with. She is top notch as well as her staff.

(5)
3/1/2024

This was my first visit to the *** office. I left with a very good feeling because every single person I encountered, including the two gals that did my tests, were so very nice!

(5)
3/1/2024

Im in the process of switching from *** to UH you guys rock should have done this long ago, you people get it thanks

(5)
2/1/2024

Very good experience with every one involved,

(5)
1/1/2024

Debi DeFranco is terrific. Very knowledgeable about my health issues and has kept up to date with what's going on.

(5)
1/1/2024

Everything was very good.

(5)
12/1/2023

Best Dr I have ever went to. A very intellgent Dr. She explains what the xrays and ultra sounds are for and she sets us up with an appt.

(5)
12/1/2023

Very courteous spends time explaining my results and plan of action

(5)
12/1/2023

Excellent experience!

(5)
12/1/2023

Excelent care provider

(5)
11/1/2023

I was a referral. I was lucky to be able to see her right away. It was a very positive experience.

(5)
11/1/2023

First time at this facility, everyone was very good.

(5)
11/1/2023

I love that Debra Defranco Is able to explain what's happening with me in terms I can understand. Very clear and concise. I also find her to be caring and empathetic. I am grateful she is my cardiologist.

(5)
11/1/2023

The office is really top notch. Everyone there gives extra effort and makes sure the patient is the priority. Deb is very smart and explained things to me very well.

(5)
11/1/2023

Ms. DeFranco is excellent at her job. She is always pleasant, shows concern and compassion. She listens and puts me at ease. I would recommend her to anyone.

(5)
10/1/2023

Treated very well.

(5)
10/1/2023

I was very impresed with her.

(5)
9/1/2023

Excellent medical care provided by both the NP and her staff. Highly recommend.

(5)
9/1/2023

Great dr.

(5)
9/1/2023

What the most beautiful people dear

(5)
8/1/2023

Visit all good. ***

(5)
8/1/2023

I had the pleasure of having Dr Difranco care for me in vascular care also as well as this cardiology appointment. I love her!! I feel so comfortable and I have very high anxiety because of my illnesses and she makes me feel safe and I trust her 100%

(5)
8/1/2023

I had a great experience with this provider. She was very thorough in explaining things, supportive in understanding my feelings and a great cheerleader for my weight loss efforts. I left the appointment wanting to do the things she suggested to help my legs feel better, even though I'm not going to like the things I need to do because I'm not going to like the way I look. It's okay, as I know I need to do what will allow me to continue to live a very active life.

(5)
7/1/2023

Always great care!

(5)
7/1/2023

Everything was excellent

(5)
7/1/2023

This is my 1st visit with Dr. DiFranco. She was very friendly, professional and helpful discussing future medical concerns.

(5)
7/1/2023

Debra is amazing. Compassionate, knowledgeable, personable. She made me feel comfortable and heard from the first visit.

(5)
7/1/2023

*** The provider and her staff were excellent, caring, friendly and respectful.

(5)
6/1/2023

Ms DiFranco is a wonderful healthcare provider-thorough, empathetic, and insightful. I would highly recommend her to anyone who might ask.

(5)
6/1/2023

Excellent visit!

(5)
6/1/2023

I was looking for good Doctor and I know I found one ,that would listen to me and answer my questions it's very important to me to have a Doctor like this.

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

As of December 31, 2016, Debra Defranco did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.