Franklin Urion, DO

Providing quality, compassionate care for you and your family

Franklin Urion, DO

Personal Biography:

Dr. Urion received a medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Prior to medical school, he received a master's degree in medical sciences from Loyola University Chicago, and bachelor's degrees in international studies from St. Cloud State University and in music from Simpson College.

Dr. Urion is from Iowa City, Iowa. In his free time, he enjoys playing music, signing, mountain biking and martial arts.

Medical Education and Training:

Bachelor's degrees: St. Cloud State University and Simpson College
Master's degree: Loyola University Chicago
Medical degree: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine



  • Psychiatry
    Psychiatry is the treatment and study of mental disorders. Psychiatric assessment typically involves a mental status examination -- the taking of a case history -- and possibly psychological tests. Psychiatric treatment employs a variety of therapeutic modalities including medications, psychotherapy and a wide variety of other treatments.
  • Resident Physician
    Resident physicians have earned medical degrees and practice medicine under the supervision of fully licensed physicians, usually in a hospital or clinic. Medical residency programs provide in-depth training within family practice, internal medicine, psychiatry, orthopedic surgery, general surgery or other specialties and builds on the medical knowledge and clinical skills learned in medical school, enabling the physician to get more hands-on experience.