Frankhouse Joseph
Legacy Health Partners

Joseph Frankhouse, MD, FACS

Specialist

  • My Specialties:

    Colon and Rectal Surgery, Board-certified; General Surgery, Board-certified
  • My Areas of Focus:

    Colon & Rectal Surgery (GMIS), Colon Cancer, Colonoscopy, Colorectal Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Ulcerative Colitis
  • Languages:

    English, Interpreters available for other languages
  • Gender:

    Male

PATIENT RATING: 5.0 OUT OF 5 ( 125 RATINGS & 58 COMMENTS)

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Where I see patients

Legacy Medical Group-Colon and Rectal Surgery

Legacy Medical Group-Colon and Rectal Surgery

About Me:

I was recruited to come to Portland in 1997 by Surgical Associates to become an all-around General Surgeon. I initially began my career doing all sorts of surgery ranging from vascular reconstructions, to breast, to head and neck, to colorectal. I returned to Portland following and joined the oldest Colorectal surgical group in Portland working closely with other surgeons also highly trained and focused on only Colon/Rectal Surgery. My training and education as well as subsequent experience proved to be extremely beneficial and rewarding. . In 2010, I was recruited to lead Legacy Health's Colon/Rectal Surgery program, with special interest in developing a program for screening, prevention and treatment of colorectal cancer. My current practice is focused principally on colorectal surgery, but also includes surgery of the abdomen in general. I also treat all types of anorectal complaints including hemorrhoids, and what is traditionally regarded as Proctology.

Year I Started Practice: 1997
Hospitals Served: Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center

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5.0 out of 5     125 Ratings     58 Comments

Apr 15, 2021
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Dr. Frankhouse & his assistant were very informative and helpful. Thank you.

Mar 31, 2021
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Dr. Frankhouse walked into the room and immediately put me at ease. He asked me to tell him why I was there, in my own words. Then, he asked me questions about me and my health.bBy the time he was ready to talk about what he could do for me, I was very relaxed. when he told me about the procedure I wanted him to do, I had total trust and faith in him.

Mar 31, 2021
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very good, pleasant atmosphere, questions answered, after visit summary had clear instructions.

Mar 29, 2021
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Frankhouse is a class act

Mar 29, 2021
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Very informative. And thorough. With respect to my situation.

Mar 26, 2021
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Dr. Frankhouse is an amazing human being/provider. I saw him every day for 3 weeks while in the hospital. He has an amazing bedside manner & makes his patients at ease. He also answered my daily questions. He's amazing.

Mar 17, 2021
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Everyone, including Dr. Frankhouse, treated me with kindness and respect. I was super nervous and was met with the best possible experience for the nature of my visit. I have CPTSD from childhood and adulthood sexual trauma... so being very vulnerable and seeking help was triggering. I felt immediately comforted by the professionalism, knowledge, and genuine compassion shown by Dr. Frankhouse and his staff. I've never had surgery before and am honestly still really nervous about it... but I feel like I can truly trust Dr. Frankhouse to help me.

Mar 15, 2021
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all good.

Mar 4, 2021
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Dr. Frankhouse is excellent at explaining everything, so no questions are left. He also is amazing at being a surgeon. I couldn't have asked for a better doctor.

Mar 4, 2021
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Dr was very thorough amd made me feel at ease in a very uncomfortable situation.

Feb 24, 2021
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Dr. Frankhouse was very attentive, understanding & helpful. Would highly recommend him.

Feb 24, 2021
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Timely, personable. Very thorough in exam and explanations.

Feb 17, 2021
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excellent and very clear with communication and deductive reasoning on the analysis of my symptoms and potential causes

Feb 10, 2021
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Dr. Frankhouse has a professional, yet good-humored approach to healthcare that I appreciate. It helps me to feel relaxed enough to speak openly about the issues that concern me, and to get the answers I need.

Feb 3, 2021
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Very responsive to my needs and questions. Excellent after visit summary and additional information. Very pleasant and genuinely concerned - took all the time needed.

Feb 1, 2021
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Dr. Frankhouse is a very easy to communicate with, a good listener, explains things clearly, and is very knowledgeable. And most importantly, his good communication and listening skills give me a lot of trust in him as my physician.

Jan 29, 2021
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Dr. Frankhouse & assistants are the epitome of professionalism and a credit to the medical community.

Jan 21, 2021
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Extremely compassionate, caring.

Jan 21, 2021
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Patient / knowledgeable provider

Jan 18, 2021
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Dr. Frankhouse is awesome.

Jan 18, 2021
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I admire my doctor and trust him to do his job. He was a little dismissive of my quality-of-life issues, which he can do little about in any case. He did make a disparaging remark regarding a colleague who has been extremely helpful to me, and I did not appreciate that.

Jan 14, 2021
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Thank you Dr. Frankhouse!

Jan 14, 2021
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very thorough and caring! thank you so much

Jan 13, 2021
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Both Dr. Frankhouse and his staff were very understanding about my concerns regarding an upcoming colonoscopy. I am grateful for the office care and concern, the information provided to help me understand more fully this procedure. Dr. Frankhouse was recommended to me, and now I can see why.

Jan 11, 2021
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I have high confidence in the providers personal and professional qualifications.

Dec 30, 2020
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Dr. Frankhouse was very knowledgeable about my issues and helped me feel comfortable.

Dec 16, 2020
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Dr. Frankhouse is wonderful. I can't say enough about him. I have never felt rushed when seeing him.

Nov 30, 2020
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excellent with peace of mind

Nov 4, 2020
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Saw Dr Frankhouse for a limited consult. He and his staff were fantastic.

Nov 2, 2020
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Dr. Frankhouse's team has been great (as he has been). They have been nice & respectful, helpful in every way.

Oct 28, 2020
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Dr Frankhouse is the best!

Oct 21, 2020
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very friendly, and with the nature the type of visit it was, he examined in a painless way... I was expecting there to be a lot more pain

Oct 6, 2020
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Dr. Frankhouse was excellent answered all questions.

Sep 30, 2020
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Dr. Frankhouse was outstanding! Warmest thanks! Greatly appreciated!

Sep 17, 2020
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Frankhouse is an outstanding provider. He is so patient friendly.

Sep 17, 2020
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The provider in question is one of specialized skill and I saw him for a specific reason. The test that was ordered has not been completed yet so that conversation is one for a later date and time. I thought the provider could have been a little more diplomatic while still being direct. Overall I think it was an adequate visit.

Sep 17, 2020
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Dr Frankhouse always takes time to listen to my questions and concerns.I would highly recommend him.And I,m so happy he was my surgeon,I couldn't have asked for a better surgeon

Sep 16, 2020
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Frankhouse is always respectful and explains things in a way that patients understand. He also listens to me babble on about stuff and doesn't get rude about it. Also, everyone in the office has always been respectful even when I was in a lot of pain and probably pretty grouchy!

Sep 14, 2020
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Doctor irritated my condition with his probing hemorrhoids have been worse since my visit.

Sep 11, 2020
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I can't say enough on how everyone at this office were nothing short of exceptional. I'm very happy with everyone at this office it's a team effort and they didn't disappoint.

Sep 3, 2020
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Straight up, don't sugar coat things.

Sep 2, 2020
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Outstanding experience for a very personal issue.

Aug 13, 2020
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All good.

Aug 12, 2020
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Dr. Frankhouse was superb. He couldn't have been better. Both me & my wife left with absolute confidence & comfort.

Aug 6, 2020
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dr Frankhouse is an excellent doctor that shows warmth and care with a dose of humor which makes him comfortable to be around He explains things very well.

Aug 6, 2020
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Very caring Doctor and he speaks clearly and makes sure you understand him

Aug 5, 2020
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Dr. Frankhouse has wonderful bedside manner and is clearly very knowledgeable. I felt safe in his hands when I was going down to surgery. After surgery he made sure to answer all of my questions.

Jul 8, 2020
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All my experiences were good during this visit.

Jul 1, 2020
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Dr. Joseph Frankhouse always puts you perfectly at ease and tells you step by step what his findings are in your examination. He is a superior doctor and very thorough. I highly recommend him.

Jul 1, 2020
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It is extremely easy to converse with Dr. Frankhouse. He listens intently and communicates his thoughts in an easy to understand manner. He made the visit very comfortable, and I feel like my concerns were heard and addressed as fully as possible.

Jun 16, 2020
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Dr. Frankhouse is the best, I appreciate what he did for me bless him...

Jun 10, 2020
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Excellent care and attention! Warmest thanks! Greatly appreciated!!!

Jun 8, 2020
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Dr. Frankhouse and his staff are always competent and courteous.

Jun 8, 2020
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The purpose of my visit was for a consult for a Colonoscopy. My experience, including the COVID 19 screening, was entirely satisfactory. Thank you

Jun 8, 2020
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Dr. Frankhouse provided excellent information and has a poised, caring, and upbeat manner.He did a differential diagnosis and the explained usual course of treatments. I truly believe that he is beyond outstanding!

Jun 4, 2020
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Great doctor, Listened to my concerns, highly recommend.

Jun 4, 2020
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Dr. Frankhouse is the best at his specialty I was so blessed that he took me on as a patient he did the best work on me and I am thankful.

May 21, 2020
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Not only is Dr. Frankhouse an outstanding surgeon, extremely bright & knowledgeable, he's also funny!
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