24/7 Patient Assistance: 760-405-8205

Cara Franken, MD

General Surgeon

Write a review
Doctor's profile photo

Request a call back

Conditions Treated Lung Cancer Ovarian Cancer Peritoneal Mesothelioma Pleural Effusions Pleural Mesothelioma Testicular Mesothelioma

  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Cara Franken is a well-known general surgeon in Los Angeles, California. She received her medical diploma from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois in 2010. Dr. Franken completed her medical education with a residency in general surgery at Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Los Angeles Medical Center. She is certified by the American Board in surgery. Her subspecialty is general surgery. This doctor works at Kaiser Permanente, at Kaiser Foundation Hospital Manteca and at Modesto Medical Offices. In 2014, together with other doctors, she published the article “Comparison of Short-term Outcomes in Laparoscopic vs. Open Hepatectomy.” She is a member of the medical group Permanente Medical Group Inc.

    Insurance Accepted

    Kaiser Permanente

  • Education & Training


    Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

    Medical School


    Kaiser Permanente Southern California


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (800) 954-8000

    4867 Sunset Blvd

    Los Angeles, California 90027

    Read More
  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Cara Franken has contributed to 1 publications.

    Comparison of Short-term Outcomes in Laparoscopic vs Open Hepatectomy.

    Franken, C.,Lau, B.,Putchakayala, K.,DiFronzo, L. A.; JAMA Surg. 2014 Jul 31.

    See more >>