Charles E. Frank, MD

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery

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Advocate Medical Group

100 Village Green Drive

Suite 120

Lincolnshire, IL 60069

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Office: 847-634-1766

Fax: 847-634-2894

Meet Charles E. Frank, MD

About me

  • Spanish
  • Hand Surgery
  • Carpal TunnelCervical ShoulderCut NervesFracture CareGanglion ExcisionHand ArthritisJoint ReplacementWrist Arthritis



  • Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
  • Northwestern University
  • Finch University of Health Sciences

Board certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Condell Medical Center

Insurance accepted

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP Medicare Advantage Access HMO
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Coventry (Aetna Medicare) HMO
  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna Medicare HMO
  • Aetna Medicare POS
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna Medicare Value Plan PPO
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Premier Care Network
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna State of Illinois HMO
  • Aetna State of Illinois Open Access Plus
  • Aetna State of Illinois PPO
  • Aetna Value Performance Network
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Benefit Plan Administrators (BPA)
  • Benefits Services and Systems, Inc
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Community FHP
  • Blue Cross Community ICP
  • Blue Cross Community MMAI
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Med Select PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Supplement PPO
  • Blue Medicare Advocate Health HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna APWU Health Plan Open Access Plus
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Healthspring True Choice PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna NALC Health Benefits Plan
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry / FirstHealth
  • Coventry Health Care HMO
  • Coventry Health Care Open Access POS
  • Coventry Health Care POS
  • Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • FirstHealth / Coventry Personal Care
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna EPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred PPO
  • HST Care Connect EPO
  • HST Care Connect PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Community Select HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Illinois CCN HMO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Humana Medicare Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare Supplement Plan
  • Humana MMAI
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Medicare
  • Meridian
  • Meridian MMAI
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 PPO
  • Tricare Prime
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Advantage Value HMO - POS
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 1 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 2 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Supplement
  • UHC National Railway Carriers & United Transportation Union Health and Welfare
  • UHC Railroad Employees National Health & Welfare Plan
  • UHC/ AARP Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • Union Health Services, Inc.
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Health One Golden Rule
  • United Healthcare Charter HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus PPO
  • United Healthcare Choice PPO
  • United Healthcare Core PPO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Medica
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Assure PPO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare NexusACO OA
  • United Healthcare NexusACO R
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Oxford
  • Wellcare Health Plans HMO

Ratings and reviews

Overall rating

based on 176 patient ratings.


July 20, 2020 8:51 AM

Dr. Frank is always very thorough and is genuinely interested in me and the reason for my visit. He is very professional.

July 18, 2020 12:25 PM

took extra care with precautions in order to keep me safe during the pandemic.

July 18, 2020 12:25 PM

great experience

July 16, 2020 11:38 AM

Dr. Charles Frank is an outstanding physician. He is caring, thorough and a very knowledgeable physician. X is his contact person and is also very caring and kind!

July 13, 2020 11:51 AM

Very good. Needed a shot for my finger. Went well and worked. All is well.

May 5, 2020 7:54 AM

Dr. Franks was excellent. Very informative and professional.

May 5, 2020 7:54 AM

Great experience.

March 30, 2020 12:51 PM

Dr. Frank provided outstanding excellent care and help!!!

March 30, 2020 12:51 PM

Excellent experience! Dr. Frank is very, very good doctor.

March 29, 2020 8:17 AM

Dr. Frank is awesome! I have knee issues & Dr. Frank gave me gel shots in each knee. Huge help!

March 29, 2020 8:17 AM

Always very patient!

March 27, 2020 12:00 AM

Loved Dr. Frank.

March 27, 2020 12:00 AM

Very good experience.

March 27, 2020 12:00 AM

I think Dr. Frank is excellent. Most of my physicians are with North Western.

March 18, 2020 12:38 PM

I like Dr. Frank, he is knowledgeable and easy to talk to.

March 17, 2020 8:59 AM

Very good

February 27, 2020 8:14 AM

Dr. Frank listened when I talked and answered his questions. He was not rushed and explained his thoughts about my medical problem and asked if I would participate in a specific line of treatment. He asked me to make an appointment to return to a month.

February 4, 2020 12:34 PM

I have seen Dr. Frank for hand problems over the years and I have great respect for him. He is competent, empathetic, and demonstrates great humility & restraint. I do not wish to see any one else for this type of problem.

February 4, 2020 12:34 PM

Totally positive!

January 24, 2020 9:51 AM


January 4, 2020 9:41 AM

Dr Frank was very nice and kind. He explained my problem and recommended a shot in the hand. Said if the shot was not helpful to call and he would see me again.

January 4, 2020 9:41 AM

The whole experience was good,just as it was when I had seen him before.

December 16, 2019 2:02 PM

Dr Frank is a kind, caring and compassionate doctor. He is also very skilled and explained exactly what he was doing at all times.

December 11, 2019 10:55 AM

Have had good experiences!

November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

Very smooth. Went well.

November 11, 2019 11:00 PM

Very professional doctor, made me feel at ease.

November 10, 2019 11:00 PM

Dr. Frank is always nice & knowledgeable and answers any questions.

October 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Charles Frank and the entire team in the Lincolnshire office are wonderful. The office personnel are very nice and helpful. Dr. Frank is extremely kind and a wonderful physician.

September 23, 2019 7:00 PM

It was very pleasant and I enjoyed talking with him and he made it a pleasant experience -

September 8, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Frank is very special. Have seen him over the last 20 years & have the outmost confidence in his ability. At this point, I know I will be seeing another provider recommended by him.

August 22, 2019 7:00 PM

I wish every doctor was cut from the mold of Dr. Frank

August 11, 2019 7:00 PM

Visit was great with Dr. Frank.

July 28, 2019 7:00 PM

very good

July 24, 2019 7:00 PM


July 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Frank diagnosed my problem even though it's not his speciality. My PCP missed the diagnosis.

June 28, 2019 7:00 PM

he's wonderful. very helpful and caring. listens to what I have to say and my needs

June 25, 2019 7:00 PM

One of the finest doctors I have!!

May 27, 2019 7:00 PM

My family has been going to see Dr. Frank for 29 years. He is what every doctor should try to be, caring, brilliant dr.

May 5, 2019 7:00 PM

kind, caring and compassionate !

April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

very good

April 21, 2019 7:00 PM


February 25, 2019 6:00 PM

outstanding. dr frank is absolutely excellent

February 24, 2019 6:00 PM

At my work I had a small injury on my left hand ring finger for that reason I saw Dr. Frank and my experience with him an his staff was excellent.

February 11, 2019 6:00 PM

I saw Dr. Frank because I had a trigger finger problem. I had this problem before on my other hand, so I knew I needed a cortisone injection. I got the injection and had a good visit with Dr. Frank. He was very professional and personable. This survey should have not applicable as an option because this was an option I wanted to use often.

January 28, 2019 6:00 PM

The provider is very helpful and does a good job.

January 27, 2019 6:00 PM

As always Dr. Frank answered all my questions and I feel his medical advise is excellent.

January 20, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Frank is an excellent, caring and very friendly doctor. He always takes time to listen and explain things. His office staff is also friendly and efficient.

January 13, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Frank goes out of his way to help his patients. I have total respect for him. He is a great doctor.

December 3, 2018 6:00 PM

Overall excellent.

November 26, 2018 6:00 PM

I would recommend this provider to all my family & friends, he is a very caring person & doctor.

November 23, 2018 6:00 PM


November 2, 2018 7:00 PM

very pleasant, knowledgeable & informative. In & out in a reasonable time.

October 28, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Frank is the most caring, compassionate and knowledgeable dr. that I see.

October 22, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Frank and staff are the best.

October 20, 2018 7:00 PM

I had very good experience with this provider and his office.

October 15, 2018 7:00 PM

He was very nice and a great doctor. I wish he was my regular one but alas he only does orthopedic surgery, etc.

October 15, 2018 7:00 PM

I was referred to this office by our pediatrician for a walk in visit. Upon arrival I was informed that they no longer take walk ins, but they said they would squeeze us in. Dr. Frank and the x-ray technicians were wonderful with my child and with me. My child was nervous as he didn't know what to expect or if "it would hurt". But everyone treated him with gentle care and answered any questions he or I had.

September 28, 2018 7:00 PM

dr frank is phenomenal. he is wonderful with the patient and speaks directly to them. he is very kind and thoughtful and always shows my kids their x-rays. i've had 2 of my boys break bones the last year and he treated both. he is a very skilled surgeon and has great bed side manner and knowledge. I would recommend him to anyone who asked for a referral!!

September 18, 2018 7:00 PM

I had a broken wrist which was taken care and tendonitis. Well pleased with the outcome. Thank you.

September 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Wonderful and very helpful. Thank you for your service and kindness.

September 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Frank is an excellent health care provider. He really cares and does his best to help the patient.

September 14, 2018 7:00 PM

The doctor and entire staff was friendly and helpful.

September 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Frank is great! I trust him completely.

August 21, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Frank is the example of what an excellent, caring doctor an medical profession should be - or is striving to become. Dr. Frank is a doctor and a gentleman. Advocate needs him and anyone else that also possess Dr. Frank's professional and 'human' traits. Respectfully submitted

August 12, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Frank is very congenial, explains the situation, remedies and course of action very well and in terms easy to understand. Follow-up visits were consistent with the first visit. Honest in assessment; actions needed and impact if not followed.

July 8, 2018 7:00 PM

It was great! I like Dr. Frank and think he is an excellent doctor.

July 3, 2018 7:00 PM


June 26, 2018 7:00 PM

It is impossible to rate Dr. Frank high enough. I have recommended Dr. Frank. Dr. Frank and his staff are truly exceptional. They treat the injury as well as the patient. Dr. Frank is an outstanding doctor.

April 29, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Frank is a warm, caring, personable and wonderful doctor. He makes you feel welcome and special. He's always smiling and glad to see you.

April 27, 2018 7:00 PM

Everything went great. Dr. Frank and his office staff were great

March 28, 2018 7:00 PM

Always very satisfactory.

March 1, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Frank was genuinely kind and wanted to help my achy hand.

February 11, 2018 6:00 PM


January 16, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Frank is great!

January 8, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Frank was very kind and expressed concern for my injury. Gave me advice on how to manage it and wanted to see me for a follow-up in four weeks to determine if physical therapy was needed.

January 4, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Frank is always very attentive - Always explains things & always asks & listens if I have any questions!

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