Rene Franco, MD - Sleep & Pulmonary Medicine - Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare

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Patient Rating
4.8 / 5 (Based on 39 Reviews)

Rene Franco, MD

Specialties: Sleep Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine
"I am committed to optimizing my patient's well-being by providing evidence-based and compassionate management of the full spectrum of the pulmonary and sleep disorders. I work with patients, families, and their primary care providers to address the often challenging scenarios brought on by these conditions. I specialize in the treatment of sleep disordered breathing, interstitial lung disease and COPD, with a focus on the management of difficult-to-treat asthma."



Clinical Interests

  • COPD/Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Asthma
  • Sarcoidosis

Meet Dr. Franco


  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish


  • St. Francis
  • Elmbrook Memorial
  • St. Joseph


  • Medical School
    2006 Universidad Anahuac Medical School, Estadode, Mexico
  • Residency
    2010 Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Fellowship
    2011 Wayne State University-Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
    2014 Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


  • Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine

Practice Restrictions

Dr. Franco sees adults only.