Frisco Medical Center announces new doctor

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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Franklin Primary Health Center, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Gabriel Ikemba Madu, a board-certified family medicine physician, to Frisco City Family Medical Center located at 53 Mulberry Street in Frisco City, Alabama.

“I am eager to start working and meet the medical needs in Frisco City and the surrounding areas,” stated Dr. Madu. “I just want to help people get well.”

Dr. Madu joins the practice from a previous clinic in Greenville, Miss. He has experience in primary care as well as hospital and emergency/urgent care medicine. He received his Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed residency training in family medicine at Emory University School of Medicine and EC HealthNet Family Health Center.

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According to Charles White, CEO of Franklin, “Dr. Madu has an outstanding reputation as being a very thorough, well trained and highly competent provider of care for all of his patients and we are glad to have him on our staff.”

Dr. Madu will be treating adults and children Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. A certified family nurse practitioner will see patients on Fridays from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Same day appointments are available and walk-ins are welcome. Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross/Blue Shield and most private insurance are accepted. A discount fee is available for all uninsured and underinsured patients. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (251) 267-2880.

Founded in 1975, Franklin Primary Health Center, Inc. is a private non-profit, community health center that strives to ensure that everyone has access to quality health care services. Franklin is a certified patient-centered medical home accredited by the Joint Commission and the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Franklin, under the leadership of Charles White, MPH, CEO, currently has 25 sites in 6 Alabama counties. The services provided by Franklin include pediatrics, OB/GYN, family medicine, internal medicine, geriatrics, rheumatology, dentistry, optometry, physical therapy, mammography, nutrition services, wellness and fitness, social services, substance abuse prevention and treatment, infectious disease prevention and treatment, case management, pharmacy, laboratory, x-ray, and limited transportation services. For more information about Franklin, visit their website at