Dr. Robert Frye, MD

Dr. Robert Frye, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
86 y/o

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Dr. Robert Frye, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 58 years. He specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.Read his story

Mayo Clinic - Minnesota

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Disease
more than 86% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 76% of peers
more than 69% of peers

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Dr. Frye's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Frye "Interests Coronary Disease Clinical Cardiology Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Valvular Heart Disease "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Frye "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."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • 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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • BA - Biology Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1953
  • MD Vanderbilt University
    Medical School | Graduated 1956
  • Internship The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1957
  • Resident The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1958
  • Fellow National Heart Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1960

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Distinguished Fellowship Award American College of Cardiology, 1995
  • Distinguished Clinician Award Mayo Clinic, 1995
  • Rose M. and Maurice Eisenberg Professor Award Mayo Clinic, 1986
  • Distinguished Achievement Award American Heart Association, 2007
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Ad Hoc Task Force to Review the Document Development Process American College of Cardiology, Member
  • American College of Cardiology, Master
  • Budget Finance and Investment Committee American College of Cardiology, Member
  • Center for Patient Oriented Research, Director
  • Compliance Officer General Clinical Research Center, Member
  • Institute for the Study of Cardiovascular Medicine American College of Cardiology, Board Member
  • Master American College of Physicians, Master
  • Office of Staff Services Department of Human Resources, Director
  • Plummer Society Mayo Clinic Rochester Societies, President
  • Research Subject Advocate Office General Clinical Research Center, Member
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Dr Frye is a very caring dr and he puts the needs of his patients first. Always willing to listen to all the concerns of his patients.
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Patient considerate and knowledgeable all of the above with warmth
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Dr. Frye was prompt, courteous, knowledgeable, considerate and allowed plenty of time for discussion of my concerns. He made it a point to be certain that all of my questions had been answered. His demeanor was relaxed and reassuring. He made sure that he had understood my condition completely...Read More
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Dr Frye is extremely thorough and attentive. He is never in a rush and wants to make certain that all questions the patient may have, have been answered. If there is concern he will personally call. In summary I will say it is most reassuring to be a patient of Dr Frey's. I have been a patient...Read More
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