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Frank Sellke

Frank William Sellke, M.D.
Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital
2 Dudley Street, MOC 360
Providence, RI  02905
United States
1 401 444 2732
1 401 444 2380 (fax)
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Adult Cardiac Surgery
General Thoracic Surgery

Practice area(s)

Intensive Care
Endocarditis and Inflammatory Diseases
Heart Failure
Mechanical Circulatory Assistance
Valve Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Basic Science
Coronary Disease
Great Vessels
Extracorporeal Circulation


Wabash College (A.B 1978)
Indiana University School of Medicine (M.D. 1981)
University of Iowa Cardiothoracic Surgical Residency (1987-1990)
Instructor/Assistant/Assoc.Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School (1990-2000)
Johnson and Johnson Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School (2001-2008)
Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Med Center,1999-06)
Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Med Center (2006- )
Chief and Karl Karlson and Gloria Karlson Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Brown Medical School (2008- )
Co-Director, Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute (2008-14)
Director, Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute (2014-present)


Microvascular Physiology and Pharmacology
Clinical Trials and Outcomes Research
Biologic Therapies
Myocardial Protection
Adult Cardiac Surgery
Practice Guidelines