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Frank W. Sellke, MD
Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgeryhttp://www.cviri.org
Frank Sellke, MD, is the chief of cardiothoracic surgery at Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital, and is the Karl Karlson and Gloria Karlson Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. His research interests include the regulation of microcirculation in health and disease, ischemic injury and inflammation during cardiac surgery, collateral vascular formation, and the use of growth factors and cell therapy to increase blood flow to ischemic tissue.
Dr. Sellke received his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana, and completed his residency at Indiana University/Akron City Hospital in Akron, Ohio, and a fellowship at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa. A noted clinical cardiothoracic surgeon, researcher and author, Dr. Sellke previously served as the chief of cardiothoracic surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and as the Johnson and Johnson Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the American College of Surgeons.
University Cardiovascular Surgical Associates
Medical Office Center (MOC) (directions)
2 Dudley St, Suite 360
Providence, RI 02905
- Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
- Residency: Akron City Hospital
- Residency: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
- Fellowship: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
- Cardiothoracic Surgery
Areas of Expertise
- Valve Repair And Replacement
- Myocardial Revascularization
- Cardiac Tumors
- Cardiac Surgery
- Surgical Electrophysiology
- Aortic And Great Vessel Surgery