Frank R. Arko

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA

BIO – Frank R. Arko, MD Frank Arko, MD is an Associate Professor and Chief, Endovascular Surgery at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX. He received his B.S. from Texas A&M University graduating Summa Cum Laude and his M.D. with honors in 1994 from Texas A&M University. He completed his internship and his residency at Scott & White Hospital, Texas A&M University Health Science Center in 1999. Dr. Arko completed his Clinical Vascular Fellowship in 2000 and his Endovascular Fellowship in 2001 from Stanford University Hospital, CA. He completed a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship from Stanford University Hospital in 2001. Dr. Arko was an Assistant Professor, Director of Endovascular Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center from July 2001 to August 2004. His work has resulted in more than 100 scientific articles, abstracts, books, book chapters and numerous presentations. Dr. Arko’s clinical expertise is in stent graft treatment of thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysmal disease, stenting and endarterectomy in carotid arterial disease, renovascular hypertension, aortoiliac occlusive disease, mesenteric vascular and minimally invasive therapy in venous disease. His research interests include simulation-based medical planning for cardiovascular disease and aortic wall microarchitecture and cyclic strain as well as device development. He is involved with multiple clinical trials. Dr. Arko is on the Editorial Boards of Endovascular Today and Journal of Endovascular Therapy and is a distinguished reviewer for the Journal of Vascular Surgery and Mayo Clinic Proceedings. He is a member of numerous surgical societies including The Southern Association for Vascular Surgery, International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Homeostasis, Society for Vascular Surgery, International Society of Endovascular Specialists, Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society and American College of Surgeons.

Biography Updated on 10 March 2010

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