About Your Dermatologist

Attention Patients:  Dr. Franco has closed his Practice and is no longer seeing patients as of

January 30, 2018.  Call El Paso County Medical Society (915) 533-0940 for alternative care with another Dermatologist.

Your medical records are being stored at VITAL RECORDS CENTER formerly El Paso Commercial Record Center.  For a copy of your medical records call them at (915) 534-3959.  Please know they will charge you a fee and you will need some form of identification to get a copy of your records.


Board Certified in the medical specialty of Dermatology, Hector L. Franco, M.D. is a graduate of the University of California at Irvine School of Medicine. He did his one year of internship in Pediatrics at the University of Arizona before embarking on his chosen specialty of Dermatology at the University of Colorado where he completed a three year residency in Dermatology.  After successfully passing the American Board of Dermatology exam he established his private practice in El Paso. Dr. Franco has been active in the medical community in El Paso serving as the editor of the El Paso Physician and later the President of the El Paso County Medical Society. He has taught at the Texas Tech School of Medicine for many years and is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine.


Dr. Franco is a native El Pasoan, having completed all his schooling in El Paso up to and including a B.S. degree at U.T.E.P. before leaving for medical training. Like many El Pasoans, Dr. Franco is bilingual in English and Spanish and enjoys the multicultural flavor of his native city. He has been in practice for over thirty years where he continues to see patients of all ages for their various skin, hair or nail problems. In 2008, Dr. Franco was honored by his U.T.E.P. alma mater by naming him the “Golden Nugget” among the Health Sciences Alumni for that year. He has also appeared on the “Best Doctors in America” list for several years, including 2004 and 2011-2017.


 In April 2015  he was awarded the  "Volunteer Clinical Faculty Award"  for 2015 by the Texas Tech-PLFSOM chapter of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. 


About Your Dermatology Team

Heading up the medical staff as Office Manager is Connie Jacques who has been with Dr. Franco since he opened his practice in 1980. The other staff member, Christy Perez, has been with Dr. Franco for over sixteen years and is our back office Medical Assistant.



Dr. Franco and our Dermatology Team would like to welcome you to our office!