Dr. Frank Gafford IV, MD

Dr. Frank Gafford IV, MD

Adult Cardiology  ·  
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Age 72
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Dr. Frank Gafford IV, MD is an adult cardiology specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham in 1972 and specializes in adult cardiology, cardiology, and more.Read his story

10004 Kennerly Rd Ste 283B

Saint Louis, MO 63128

Contact Information

(314) 707-8319

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • 3 More

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Background Check

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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Gafford IV's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gafford IV treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Gafford IV treats this condition more than 64% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gafford IV treats Vascular Disease more than 60% of his peers

Dr. Gafford IV treats this condition more than 60% of his peers

Heart Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gafford IV treats Heart Disease more than 53% of his peers

Dr. Gafford IV treats this condition more than 53% of his peers

Dr. Gafford IV's conditions and procedures:

Angina
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography
Echocardiography
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Holter Monitoring
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Multifocal Premature Beats
Nuclear Stress Testing
Orthostatic Hypotension
Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
Pericardial Disease
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Stress Echocardiogram
Syncope
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Ultrasound, Cardiac
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

I like patients and love practicing medicine. It is a privilege to be allowed to care for another person's medical needs. Good doctoring requires bringing into the exam room common sense, the ability to visualize the medical problems from the pati...

Specialties

  • Adult Cardiology
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiology Echocardiography

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 1976
    Cardiology, Barnes Hospital/Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital
    1976
  • 1974
    University of California At San Diego
    Residency Hospital
    1974
  • 1973
    University of California At San Diego
    Internship Hospital
    1973
  • 1972
    University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School
    1972
  • 1968
    Johns Hopkins University
    Undergraduate School
    1968

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Dr. Gafford IV's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gafford IV

4.6

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Gafford IV's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Time well spent
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  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Preferred Select
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Coventry Health Care
Platinum PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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