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Dr. Frank Gafford IV, MD

Adult Cardiology ·  Male · Age 72

Dr. Gafford IV

Dr. Frank Gafford IV, MD is an adult cardiology specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1972 and specializes in adult cardiology, cardiology, and more.


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(314) 707-8319

Dr. Gafford IV accepts the following insurance:

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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Dr. Gafford IV's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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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
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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
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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

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 patient...

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1984
Fellow American College Of Cardiology
1984
Fellow American College Of Chest Physicians
1976
Cardiology, Barnes Hospital/Washington University
Fellowship Hospital
1974
University Of California At San Diego
Residency Hospital
1973
University Of California At San Diego
Internship Hospital
1972
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School
1968
Johns Hopkins University
Undergraduate School
1984
1984
1976
1974
1973
1972
1968

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4.6

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