Dr. Jason Franklin earned his undergraduate degree from University of Virginia, College of Arts & Sciences in Charlottesville, VA. He then went on to graduate with his medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. Following medical school, he completed his intern year in internal medicine at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL. He then went on to complete his ophthalmology residency at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, NY.
As a comprehensive ophthalmologist, Dr. Franklin diagnoses and treats visual disorders and eye diseases, including but not limited to glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy and emergency eye care. He has a special interest in cataract and refractive surgery.
Dr. Franklin is a member of American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has an extensive background in basic science and clinical research, including research with the retina department at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA, resulting in numerous publications.
Dr. Franklin and his wife recently relocated back to the south suburbs of Chicago, where his wife grew up. They will soon be welcoming their first child.
In his free time Dr. Franklin enjoys traveling, reading, basketball, cooking, video games and outdoor activities.