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Karen Frankwich, MD
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Karen Frankwich, MD

(949) 542-8004
Primary Specialties
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
    (Board Certified)
Secondary Specialties
  • Internal Medicine
    (Board Certified)
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Heritage Medical Group

Primary Office

26800 Crown Valley Pkwy.
Suite 230
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 542-8004
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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4.9 out of 5 (114 Ratings | 13 Comments)


*Dr. Frankwich spent a lot of time asking questions answering questions & explaining my future treatments. Very pleased w/her.
good, well organized
*Dr. Frankwich is my "favorite" physician. She has every great quality a patient would look for & need in a physician.
I drive over 50 miles to reach my medical team. I place a very high value on the quality of the Mission Heritage Medical support I receive.
*Dr. Frankwich was outstanding.
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Physician Bio

Dr. Frankwich graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in biology from University of California, Los Angeles in 2004.

Dr. Frankwich continued with her medical education at the University of California, San Diego and completed her internal medicine residency at UCSD Medical Center. Prior to pursuing a fellowship in endocrinology, she became a volunteer assistant professor at UCSD while practicing hospital medicine at the VA San Diego Medical Center. She earned a teaching award for her services as an educator for UCSD medical students.

While completing her endocrinology fellowship at UCSD, Dr. Frankwich was involved in clinical research in the area of weight management and metabolism.

Dr. Frankwich practices general endocrinology and is dedicated to maintaining the health and well-being of her patients. She has interest in thyroid disease, bone disease, diabetes management, and pituitary disease.


  • Medical School:
    UCSD School of Medicine - San Diego, CA - 2008
  • Internship:
    UCSD Medical Center - San Diego, CA - 2009
  • Residency:
    UCSD Medical Center - San Diego, CA - 2011
  • Fellowship:
    UCSD Medical Center - San Diego, CA - 2014
  • Board Certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine


Member, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists; Member, Endocrine Society

Areas of Interest

  • Diabetes
  • Pituitary Diseases
  • Thyroid Disease