Dr. Robert Frantz, MD

Dr. Robert Frantz, MD

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59 y/o

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Dr. Robert Frantz, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in cardiology, advanced heart failure & transplant cardiology, and more.Read his story

Mayo Clinic - Rochester

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Pulmonary Hypertension
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Frantz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Frantz "Robert P. Frantz, M.D., FACC, is board certified in Cardiology, Internal Medicine, and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology. He received his medical degree from Mayo Medical School and completed Internal Medicine Residency at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. After completing fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases at University of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY, Dr. Frantz joined the staff of Mayo Clinic in 1990. Areas of clinical expertise include: Hemodynamic assessment including exercise and drug interventions in the Catheterization Laboratory for patients with PAH, CTEPH, PH associated with lung diseases, left heart disease, and mechanical circulatory support Management of cardiac transplant candidates and recipients Pulmonary arterial hypertension Advanced left heart disease Mechanical circulatory support recipients Dr. Frantz is Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic and Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic. Primary interests include pulmonary hypertension both WHO Group I, chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension and the role of Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty, and also pulmonary hypertension associated with left heart disease and in context of Mechanical Circulatory Support and transplantation. He is the principal investigator for the NHLBI Pulmonary Vascular Disease Phonemics project."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Frantz "Cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeons at Mayo Clinic are part of an integrated, multidisciplinary team of doctors and health care professionals who provide individualized care for each patient. Having all this expertise in a single place, focused on you, means that you're not just getting one opinion — your care is discussed among the team, your test results are available quickly and appointments are scheduled in coordination. Specialists work together to provide exactly the care you need."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • BA - Biochemistry Harvard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • MD Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Internship - Internal Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Resident - Internal Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Fellow - Cardiovascular Diseases Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Abstract Reviewer for American College of Cardiology, Member
  • Abstract Reviewer for International Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation, Member
  • Abstract Reviewer for World Congress of Cardiology Scientfic Sessions, Member
  • Abstract Reviewer International Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation, Member
  • Cardiovascular Studies Unit Division of Cardiovascular Diseases Department of Internal Medicine, Director
  • Cardiovascular Studies Unit Division of Cardiovascular Diseases Department of Internal Medicine, Member
  • Data Monitoring Committee Protocol TDE PH 310 311, Chair
  • Invited Member CABANA Trial Clinical Events Committee, Member
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Council International Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation, Vice Chair
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Council International Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation, Member
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