Theodore D Fraker Jr., MD, FACC, is a cardiologist and professor of clinical medicine at The Ohio State University Medical Center. He is also the associate division director for clinical affairs and operations for the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, as well as the associate vice chair of the Department of Medicine. Dr. Fraker is also the medical director for open heart surgery and medical director of the OSU Heart and Vascular Center at OSU Carepoint Gahanna.
Dr. Fraker earned his medical degree and completed his residency at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Fraker also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Duke University in Durham, N.C.
Dr. Fraker was named one of America’s Best Doctors in 2009. He is widely published in peer-reviewed journals and co-authored the 2009 ACC/AHA Guideline Update for Chronic Stable Angina. Dr. Fraker is a member of multiple professional societies, including the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology. He is also a past president of the Ohio chapter of the American College of Cardiology.
Dr. Fraker’s specialty interests include nuclear cardiology, echocardiography and clinical cardiology, and his research focuses on evidence-based medicine, clinical practice efficiency and healthcare economics.
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)
Duke University Medical Center
7/1/1976 - 6/30/1979
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/1974 - 6/1/1976
Ohio State University College of Medicine