Aaron Franke, M.D.

Aaron J Franke, M.D., M.S.

(352) 265-0725

Biography

Aaron Franke, MD, MS is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Dr. Franke received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Florida State University and his medical degree from Saba University School of Medicine in the Dutch Caribbean where he graduated summa cum laude.

He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at University of Florida where he was recognized as the exemplary mentor of the year.

He most recently completed his fellowship in Hematology & Medical Oncology at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa. During fellowship, Dr. Franke grew his passion for learning, teaching and the importance of adapting a multidisciplinary approach to patient care and medical education. He served as one of the inaugural founding members and co-directors of Moffitt’s Multidisciplinary Leadership Journal Club.

Here at UF Health, Dr. Franke will focus on thoracic oncology, seeing patients with lung cancer. He serves as the Associate Research Lead for the Thoracic Cancers Disease Site Group at UF Health Cancer Center.

His clinical and research interests focus on Thoracic and Head & Neck malignancies. He aims to conduct industry-sponsored, and investigator initiated clinical trials, as well as participate in large oncology clinical trial cooperative group efforts to expand patient access to promising novel targeted and immunotherapeutic agents for patients with advanced lung cancer.

Dr. Franke is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology and Hematology. He is a member of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), American Society of Hematology (ASH), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO).

He also earned the rank of Eagle Scout with Scouts BSA

Education

Fellowship - Hematology-Oncology
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
2018-2021

Residency - Internal Medicine
University of Florida
2016-2018

Internship - Internal Medicine
University of Florida
2015-2016

Medical Degree
Saba University of Medicine
2011-2015

Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Florida State University
2006-2010

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology & Hematology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Honors and Awards

Exemplary mentor of the year - Senior resident teaching award
University of Florida
2018

Dean of Clinical Medicine Excellence Award
University of Florida
2015

Member
Alpha Omega Phi Honor Society
2012

Eagle Scout
Scouts BSA
2006