Robert Frankel, MD

Director, Interventional Cardiology

Maimonides Physician


Interventional Cardiology



About Me

Dr. Frankel has over 20 years experience in the specialty of interventional cardiology. He has published numerous articles in leading journals on such topics as "New trends in Interventional Cardiology" and "Safety and Efficacy of the Perclose Suture Mediated Closure Device After Diagnostic and Interventional Catheterizations in a Large Consecutive Population," among others. Dr. Frankel's Professional Affiliations and Organizations include: Fellow, American College of Cardiology; Member, Medical Society of the State of New York; Former President and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Medical Society County of Kings; American Medical Association; and Fellow, Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions.

Areas of Expertise

  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Ischemic Heart Care
  • Mitral Clip
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Structural Heart Care
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Artery Blockage
  • Valve Disease


  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Coronary Artery Stenting
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)


Medical Degree

Universidad Del Noreste


Maimonides Medical Center


Maimonides Medical Center


Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology; Internal Medicine


  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CenterLight
  • Centers Plan
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • Hamaspik
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • RiverSpring Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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