J. Robert (Bob) Franks, PA-C, Psychiatric Physician Assistant

Bob has been involved in medicine for over 40 years as a hospital orderly, US Navy Hospital Corpsman, surgical technician, then prison medical technician before attending Kettering College of Medical Arts for Physician Assistant training.

As a Physician Assistant (or Physician Associate), he practiced Primary Care for 30 years at Cherry Hospital and Caswell Center, in addition to serving as a medical officer in the NC Army National Guard, before transitioning to psychiatry and retiring from state service.

He has been working with Dr. Mark O’Daniel since April 2006.