Dr Gary Franks
Dr Gary Franks is a male GP in Sutherland, NSW.
**Please be advised that Dr Gary Franks will be on extended leave from the 1st July 2016, returning on the 8th August 2016 - Dr Melissa Phillis and Dr Soney Jacob are available for appointments over this period to continue on with your care.
Dr franks enjoys a clear communitive approach where by patients can have a say in their story and complaints. Medications these days can be complex and it is important to use Quality use of medicine principles whereby "risks versus the benefits " are discussed and explained ,especially with antibiotics.
Appropriate investigations and when necessary appropriate referrals to the most relevant allied healthcare provider or specialist is essential .Both of these come with experience of local providers to assist management of each individuals problems.
The use of helpful GP management plans and team care arrangements as well as medication reviews, 45 and 75 year old health assessments assists in promoting necessary preventative health care.
Most importantly time is needed in each consultation for accurate history and examination as most diagnoses are made through these.