Dr. Frank Sellke, MD

Dr. Frank Sellke, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Frank Sellke, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

2 Dudley St Ste 360

Providence, RI 02905

Contact Information

(401) 274-7546

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Aortic Valve Surgery
more than 76% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
more than 74% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 70% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease


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31  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Wabash College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Ind University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Akron City Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Ia Hosps Clins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • T-32 NIH Traning Grant in Cardiovascular Surgery, 2004
  • Research Grants, National Institues of Health, 1992
Media & Publications
  • Research,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sellke's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sellke to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sellke's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Friendly and knowledgable. And he was able to speak german with my wife which she love!
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