Rose Franco, MD



  • Pulmonary Medicine - Center for Advanced Care - Froedtert Hospital
  • 8900 West Doyne Ave.
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226


  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

New & Established Patients Call

I believe in comprehensive patient-centered care. I want to work with patients to determine how the pulmonary or sleep disorder that they have is impacting their overall health and wellbeing. I strive to be the provider that can help improve their quality of life through addressing these conditions.


Diseases and Conditions

  • Asthma
  • Chronic Lung Disease
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Insomnia
  • Narcolepsy
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Parasomnias
  • Muscular Dystrophy Related Respiratory Insufficiency
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Treatments and Services

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Interpretation
  • Sleep Study Interpretation
  • Evaluation of Pap Equipment
  • Ventilator Set Up and Maintenance
  • Virtual Visit
  • Post-COVID Pulmonary

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior


  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee
  • Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital – Menomonee Falls

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Clinic Locations


Dr. Franco joined the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network in 2003. She provides clinical care, is the associate director of the adult cystic fibrosis program and is a nationally known expert in sleep disorder care. Additionally, she is actively involved in teaching at the Medical College of Wisconsin and training future physicians in residency and fellowship programs. As part of this, she directs the training of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellows.


Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI (1991)
Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI (1994-1997)
Residency in Internal Medicine - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI (1991-1994)