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Fraker, Theodore MD


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473 W 12th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 293-4967

Email: fraker.15@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Professor-Clinical, Cardiovascular Medicine

Physician, FGP-Cardiovascular Medicine

 

Books

Andrews LT, Fraker TD , Klingler JW. Classification Of Myocardial Function And Perfusion By Two-dimensional Echocardiography. Boca Raton, FL, US|USA: CRC Press, January 1987.

 

Certifications

1974 - present Board Certificate: National Board of Medical Examiners
1976 - present Board Certificate: American Board of Internal Medicine
1979 - present Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine
1996 - present Board Certificate: American Society of Echocardiography
 

Chapters in Books

Fraker TD, Kisslo JA. "The echocardiographic diagnosis of mitrial valve disease.." In Clinics in Diagnostic Ultrasound. Edited by JA Kisslo. -. New York: Churchill Livingstone, January 1980.

Wise NK, Fraker TD, Myers S, Kisslo JA. "Contrast two-dimensional echocardiography.." In Clinics in Diagnostic Ultrasound. Edited by JA Kisslo. -. New York: Churchill Livingstone, January 1980.

Goodenday LS, Nelson AD, Leighton RF, Muswick G, Hire, NE, Fraker TD, Andrews LT, Holtgrieve C, Mize MS. "Prediction of the site of coronary artery obstruction from thallium-201 scintigrams by a quantitative computer technique.." In Computer in Cardiology. -. New York: IEEE, January 1981.

Andrews LT, Vaughan C, Leighton RF, Fraker TD, Muswick G, Klinger JW. "Digital sequential imaging: An interactive data analysis station for physicians.." In International Symposium on Medical Images and Icons. -. New York: IEEE, January 1984.

Yasnoff WA, Brewster PS, Demian-McGreevey K, Leighton RF, Fraker TD. "A database for research teaching and clinical decision making.." In Computers in Cardiology. -. New York: IEEE, January 1984.

Morgan RJ, Davis JT, Fraker TD. "Current Status of Valve Prosthesis." In Surgical Clinics of North America. -. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., January 1985.

Begeman MS, Klinger JW, Fraker TD, Bingle J, Andrews LT. "Automatic rejection of echocardiographic motion artifacts.." In Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology. -. Baltimore: Alliance for Engineering in Medicine and Biology, January 1986.

Andrews LT, Fraker TD , Klinger JW. "Classification of myocardial function and perfusion by 2-D echocardiography.." In Simulation and Control of the Cardiac System. -. Boca Raton: CRC Press, January 1987.

Wilkerson RD, Fraker TD, Temesy-Armos PN. "A reappraisal of the cardiovascular effects of cocaine." In Clinical Applications of Cocaine Research: From Bench to Bedside. -. Washington, DC: DHHS, January 1991.

Fraker, TD. "The Practice Setting: Office, Hospitals, and Others." In Practicing Medicine in the 21st Century, American College of Physician Executives. Edited by DB Nash, A Skoufalos, M Hartman, H. Horwitz. 225-243. Tampa, FL: January 2006.

Theodore D. Fraker Jr., MD, Stephan D. Fihn, Raymond J. Gibbons. "Chronic Stable Angina." In The AHA Guidelines and Scientific Statements Handbook. -. West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons Ltd., January 2009.

 

Conferences

Andrews LT, Vaughan C, Leighton RF, Fraker TD, Muswick G, klingler JW. "Digital sequential imaging: An interactive data analysis station for physicians." Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Society. International Symposium on Medical Images and Icons.. (January 1984). 340-344.

Brewster PS, Leighton RF, Fraker TD, Klingler JW, Pantelic MV, Muswick GJ. "SIR/GRAPH as an interactive graphics system for information processing in a medical setting." Proceedings of the International SIR USERS GROUP. (January 1985). 291-303.

Begeman MS, Klingler JW, Fraker TD, Bingle J, Andrews LT. "Automatic rejection of echocardiographic motion artifacts." Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology. (January 1986). 142-.

 

Degrees

1973 M.D., The Ohio State University

 

Editorial Activities

present American Heart Journal
present Circulation
present American Journal of Cardiology
present The American Journal of Medicine
present Journal of the American College of Cardiology
present Annals of Internal Medicine
 

Honors

1966 Phi Eta Sigma Academic Honorary.
1972 Bruce K. Wiseman Academic Scholarship.
1973 Alpha Omega Alpha.
1976 Award of Merit (Dept. of Medicine Residency).
1984 Professor of the Year, Dept. of Medicine.
1996 - 1997 Best Doctors.
2001 - 2002 Best Doctors.
2002 Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence.
2003 - 2004 Best Doctors.
2005 - 2006 Best Doctors.
2007 - 2008 Best Doctors.
2009 - 2010 Best Doctors.
2011 - 2012 Best Doctors. Best Doctors.
 

Journal Articles

Stewart, J, A; Fraker, T D Jr; Slosky, D, A; Wise, N, K; Kisslo, J A. "Detection of persistent left superior vena cava by two-dimensional contrast echocardiography.." Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU. Vol. 7, no. 5. (January 1979.): 357-60.

Fraker, T D Jr; Harris, P, J; Behar, V, S; Kisslo, J A. "Detection and exclusion of interatrial shunts by two-dimensional echocardiography and peripheral venous injection.." Circulation. Vol. 59, no. 2. (January 1979.): 379-84.

Fraker T D, JR; Wagner G, S; Rosati R A. "Extension Of Myo Cardial Infarction Incidence And Prognosis." Circulation. Vol. 60, no. 5. (January 1979.): 1126-1129.

Steward, JA; Silimperi, D; Harris, P; Wise, NK; Fraker, TD; Kisslo, JA. "Echocardiographic documentation of vegetative lesions in infective endocarditis: clinical implications.." Circulation. Vol. 61, no. 2. (January 1980.): 374-80.

Fraker, T D Jr; Wise, N, K; Harrell, F E Jr; Behar, V S. "Comparison of biplane and single plane left ventricular volumes in atrial septal defect.." Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis. Vol. 6, no. 1. (January 1980.): 39-48.

Wise, N, K; Myers, S; Fraker, T, D; Stewart, J, A; Kisslo, J A. "Contrast M-mode ultrasonography of the inferior vena cava.." Circulation. Vol. 63, no. 5. (January 1981.): 1100-3.

Fraker, T D Jr; Walsh, T, E; Morgan, R, J; Kim, K. "Constrictive pericarditis late after the Beck operation.." The American journal of cardiology. Vol. 54, no. 7. (January 1984.): 931-.

Fraker, T D Jr; Nelson, A, D; Arthur, J, A; Wilkerson, R D. "Altered acoustic reflectance on two-dimensional echocardiography as an early predictor of myocardial infarct size.." The American journal of cardiology. Vol. 53, no. 11. (January 1984.): 1699-702.

Fraker, T D Jr. "Atrial level right-to-left shunt abolished by relief of pericardial tamponade.." The American journal of cardiology. Vol. 53, no. 4. (January 1984.): 646-8.

Somani, P; Temesy-Armos, P, N; Leighton, R, F; Goodenday, L, S; Fraker, T D Jr. "Hyponatremia in patients treated with lorcainide, a new antiarrhythmic drug.." American heart journal. Vol. 108, no. 6. (January 1984.): 1443-8.

Leighton, R, F; Fraker, T D Jr. "Who is normal?." Annals of internal medicine. Vol. 101, no. 2. (January 1984.): 254-5.

Leighton, R, F; Fraker, T D Jr. "Silent myocardial ischemia: concern is justified for the patient with known coronary artery disease.." Annals of internal medicine. Vol. 100, no. 4. (January 1984.): 599-601.

Burket, M, W; Smith, M, R; Walsh, T, E; Brewster, P, S; Fraker, T D Jr. "Relation of effectiveness of intracoronary thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarction to systemic thrombolytic state.." The American journal of cardiology. Vol. 56, no. 7. (January 1985.): 441-4.

Burket, M, W; Fraker, T D Jr; Temesy-Armos, P N. "Polymorphous ventricular tachycardia provoked by lidocaine.." The American journal of cardiology. Vol. 55, no. 5. (January 1985.): 592-3.

Burket MW, Fraker TD. "Intracoronary thrombolysis: Impact of a systemic fibrinolytic state." Cardiology Board Review. Vol. 3, (January 1986.): 87-91.

Fraker, TD. "Congestive heart failure-confirmatory tests." Diagnosis. Vol. 8, (January 1986.): 73-77.

Somani, P; Fraker, T D Jr; Temesy-Armos, P N. "Pharmacokinetic implications of lorcainide therapy in patients with normal and depressed cardiac function.." Journal of clinical pharmacology. Vol. 27, no. 2. (January 1987.): 122-32.

McNamara, C, A; Burket, M, W; Brewster, P, S; Leighton, R, F; Fraker, T D Jr. "Comparison of thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction in rural and urban settings.." The American journal of medicine. Vol. 82, no. 6. (January 1987.): 1095-101.

Hysell, D, C; Smith, M, R; Brewster, P, S; Fraker, T D Jr. "Discrepant changes in plasminogen by two different assays in patients receiving streptokinase.." American journal of clinical pathology. Vol. 90, no. 2. (January 1988.): 200-5.

Klingler, J W Jr; Vaughan, C, L; Fraker, T D Jr; Andrews, L T. "Segmentation of echocardiographic images using mathematical morphology.." IEEE transactions on bio-medical engineering. Vol. 35, no. 11. (January 1988.): 925-34.

Fraker, T D Jr; Bingle, J, F; Wilkerson, R, D; Klingler, J, W; Weaver, M, T; Andrews, L T. "Acute myocardial ischemia detected in dogs by temporal variation in two-dimensional ultrasound gray level.." American heart journal. Vol. 116, no. 2 Pt 1. (January 1988.): 398-406.

Klingler, J, W; Begeman, M, S; Fraker, T D Jr; Andrews, L T. "Automatic detection of inter-frame motion in echocardiographic images.." Ultrasound in medicine & biology. Vol. 15, no. 7. (January 1989.): 683-9.

Feinstein, S, B; Keller, M, W; Kerber, R, E; Vandenberg, B; Hoyte, J; Kutruff, C; Bingle, J; Fraker, T D Jr; Chappell, R; Welsh, A H. "Sonicated echocardiographic contrast agents: reproducibility studies.." Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography. Vol. 2, no. 2. (January 1989.): 125-31.

Fraker, T D Jr; Temesy-Armos, P, N; Brewster, P, S; Wilkerson, R D. "Mechanism of cocaine-induced myocardial depression in dogs.." Circulation. Vol. 81, no. 3. (January 1990.): 1012-6.

Wilkerson RD, Fraker TD, Jr, Temesy-Armos PN, Morgan JP, Egashira K. "Cocaine-induced coronary artery constriction." New England Journal of Medicine. Vol. 322, (January 1990.): 1236-.

Mauro, V, F; Mauro, L, S; Fraker, T D Jr; Temesy-Armos, P, N; Somani, P. "Effect of aluminum hydroxide gel on quinidine gluconate absorption.." DICP : the annals of pharmacotherapy. Vol. 24, no. 3. (January 1990.): 252-4.

Fraker, T D Jr; Temesy-Armos, P, N; Wilkerson, R D. "Cocaine-induced myocardial depression.." NIDA research monograph. Vol. 108, (January 1991.): 110-5.

Temesy-Armos, P, N; Fraker, T D Jr; Wilkerson, R D. "Cardiac electrophysiological effects of cocaine in animal models.." NIDA research monograph. Vol. 108, (January 1991.): 131-8.

Wilkerson, R, D; Temesy-Armos, P, N; Fraker, T D Jr. "Pharmacokinetics and time-action profile of cocaine in dogs.." NIDA research monograph. Vol. 108, (January 1991.): 28-40.

Temesy-Armos, P, N; Fraker, T D Jr; Brewster, P, S; Wilkerson, R D. "The effects of cocaine on cardiac electrophysiology in conscious, unsedated dogs.." Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology. Vol. 19, no. 6. (January 1992.): 883-91.

Moore, J, A; DeRan, B, P; Minor, R; Arthur, J; Fraker, T D Jr. "Transesophageal echocardiographic evaluation of intracardiac lymphoma.." American heart journal. Vol. 124, no. 2. (January 1992.): 514-6.

Madu, E, C; Taylor, D, C; Durzinsky, D, S; Fraker, T D Jr. "Primary intimal sarcoma of the pulmonary trunk simulating pulmonary embolism.." American heart journal. Vol. 125, no. 6. (January 1993.): 1790-2.

Madu, E, C; Kosinski, D, J; Wilson, W, R; Burket, M, W; Fraker, T D Jr; Ansel, G M. "Two-vessel coronary artery dissection in the peripartum period. Case report and literature review.." Angiology. Vol. 45, no. 9. (January 1994.): 809-16.

Madu, E, C; Ahmar, W; Arthur, J; Fraker, T D Jr. "Clinical utility of digital dobutamine stress echocardiography in the noninvasive evaluation of coronary artery disease.." Archives of internal medicine. Vol. 154, no. 10. (January 1994.): 1065-72.

Kosinski, D, J; Roush, K; Fraker, T D Jr; Grubb, B P. "High cardiac output state in patients with multiple myeloma: case report and review of the literature.." Clinical cardiology. Vol. 17, no. 12. (January 1994.): 678-80.

Neerukonda SK, Ansel GA, Burket MW, Fraker TD, Temesy-Armos PN. "Unilateral Pulmonary Edema: A Roetgenographic Point of View." Cardiovascular Reviews and Reports. Vol. 15, (January 1994.): 28-32.

Mouhaffel, A, H; Madu, E, C; Satmary, W, A; Fraker, T D Jr. "Cardiovascular complications of cocaine.." Chest. Vol. 107, no. 5. (January 1995.): 1426-34.

Madu, E; Myles, J; Fraker, T D Jr. "Pseudopapillary fibroelastoma of the mitral valve.." Journal of the National Medical Association. Vol. 87, no. 1. (January 1995.): 68-70.

Fraker, T D Jr; Temesy-Armos, P, N; Brewster, P, S; Wilkerson, R D. "Interaction of propranolol, verapamil, and nifedipine on the myocardial depressant effect of cocaine.." Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology. Vol. 25, no. 4. (January 1995.): 579-86.

Madu, E, C; Reddy, R, C; Madu, A, N; Anyaogu, C; Harris, T; Fraker, T D Jr. "Review: the effects of antihypertensive agents on serum lipids.." The American journal of the medical sciences. Vol. 312, no. 2. (January 1996.): 76-84.

DR THEODORE FRAKER JR.. "President's Message, Ohio Chapter." Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. (June 2000.): -.

DR THEODORE FRAKER JR.. "President's Message, Ohio Chapter." Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. (October 2001.): -.

DR THEODORE FRAKER JR.. "President's Message, Ohio Chapter." Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. (June 2001.): -.

DR THEODORE FRAKER JR.. "President's Message, Ohio Chapter." Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. (April 2001.): -.

DR THEODORE FRAKER JR.. "President's Message, Ohio Chapter." Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. (June 2002.): -.

DR THEODORE FRAKER JR.. "Medicare Fees, September Schemes and Green Tea for Pneumonia, Ohio Chapter." Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. (June 2002.): -.

Gibbons, Raymond, J; Abrams, Jonathan; Chatterjee, Kanu; Daley, Jennifer; Deedwania, Prakash, C; Douglas, John, S; Ferguson, T Bruce Jr; Fihn, Stephan, D; Fraker, Theodore D Jr; Gardin, Julius, M; O'Rourke, Robert, A; Pasternak, Richard, C; Williams, Sankey, V; Williams, Sankey, V; Williams, Sankey V. "ACC/AHA 2002 guideline update for the management of patients with chronic stable angina--summary article: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on practice guidelines (Committee on the Management of." Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Vol. 41, no. 1. (January 2003.): 159-68.

Gibbons, Raymond, J; Abrams, Jonathan; Chatterjee, Kanu; Daley, Jennifer; Deedwania, Prakash, C; Douglas, John, S; Ferguson, T Bruce Jr; Fihn, Stephan, D; Fraker, Theodore D Jr; Gardin, Julius, M; O'Rourke, Robert, A; Pasternak, Richard, C; Williams, Sankey, V; Gibbons, Raymond, J; Alpert, Joseph, S; Antman, Elliott, M; Hiratzka, Loren, F; Fuster, Valentin; Faxon, David, P; Gregoratos, Gabriel; et al.. "ACC/AHA 2002 guideline update for the management of patients with chronic stable angina--summary article: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee on the Management of." Circulation. Vol. 107, no. 1. (January 2003.): 149-58.

Fraker, TD. "Chronic Stable Angina Focused Update-Decisions Don't Come Easily." Cardiology. Vol. 36, (January 2007.): 16-17.

Fraker T, Fihn S. "2007 Chronic Angina Focused Update of the ACC/AHA 2002 Guidelines for the Mangement of Patients with Chronic Stable Angina. A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines Writing Group to Develop the Focused Update of the 2002 Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Chronic Stable Angina.." Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Vol. 50, no. 23. (January 2007.): 2264-2274.

Fraker, TD. "What's New in the 2007 ACC/AHA Chronic Stable Angina Focused Update." American Heart Association website myamericanheart.org. (November 2007.): -.

Fraker TD. "What's New in the 2007 ACC/AHA Chronic Stable Angina Focused Update." MyAmericanHeart.org Learning Library. (November 2007.): -.

 

Reference Works

January 1978 Myers S, Fraker TD, Kisslo JA."Practical M-mode venacavography" . : 16
January 1978 Klipera M, Fraker T, Kisslo JA."Clinical utility of the right ventricular outflow tract, pulmonary artery and its bifurcation by contrast two-dimensional echocardiography" . : 391
January 1978 Fraker TD, Myers S, Kisslo JA."Detection and exclusion of interatrial shunts by contrast two-dimensional echocardiography" . : II
January 1978 Fraker TD, Behar VS, Kisslo JA."Coaptation instead of prolapse: Refined echo descriptions for balloon mitral valve" . : II
January 1979 Wise NK, Myers S, Stewart JA, Waugh R, Fraker TD, Kisslo JA."Echo inferior venacavography: a technique for the study of right-sided heart disease." .
January 1979 Wise NK, Fraker TD, Wright BC, Kisslo JA, Behar VS."Single plane estimation of left ventricular volumes in atrial septal defect." .
January 1979 Slosky DA, Fraker TD, Stewart JA, Kisslo JA."Identification of persistent left superior vena cava by contrast two-dimensional echocardiography" . : 385
January 1979 Fraker TD, Wagner GS, Rosati RA."Extension of myocardial infarction: incidence and prognosis" . : 746
January 1979 Fraker TD, Rabinowitz M, Behar VS, Kisslo JA, McAllister HA, Jr."Structural alterations of the mitral valve in secundum atrial septal defect" . : 414
January 1981 Mize MS, Goodenday LS, Leighton RF, Fraker TD, Nelson AD, Andrews LT."Scintigraphic localization of coronary artery obstruction." .
January 1981 Fraker TD, Nelson AD, Arthur JA, Wilkerson RD."Altered acoustic impedance on two-dimensional echo as an early predictor of myocardial infarct size." .
January 1983 Somani P, Temesy-Armos PN, Leighton RF, Fraker TD, Goodenday LS."Anti-arrhythmic efficacy and clinical pharmacokinetics of Lorcainide in patients with complex ventricular arrythmias." .
January 1984 Burket MW, Smith MR, Walsh TE, Leighton RF, Temesy-Armos PN, Goodenday LS, Fraker TD."Effectiveness of intracoronary urokinase and streptokinase in acute MI: relationship to systemic effect." .
January 1985 Miller PR, Temesy-Armos PN, Fraker TD, Leighton RF."Long term canine model of sudden death: influence of existing myocardial infarction." .
January 1985 Fraker TD, Klinger JW, Andrews LT, Wilkerson RD."Discrimination between myocardial infarction and ischemia by quantitative 2-d echo analysis of gray level mean value, distribution and texture." .
January 1985 Burket MW, Fraker TD, Smith MR, Brewster PW, Walsh TE, Leighton RF."Relationship of streptokinase dose to systemic lytic effect in patients with acute MI." .
January 1986 Feinstein SB, Keller MW, Fraker TD, Bingle JF, Kutruff C and Vandenberg BF."Contrast ultrasound agents: Reproducibility studies." .
January 1986 Vaughan CL, Klingler JW, Fraker TD, Holtgrieve CA, Andrews LT."Echo-cardiographic segmentation using mathematical morphology" . : 141
January 1986 McNamara CA, Burket MW, Leighton RF, Brewster PS, Fraker TD."Comparison of thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction in rural and urban settings." .
January 1986 Smith MR, Burket MW, Brewster PS, Fraker TD."The effect of streptokinase on factor VIII clotting activity, von Willebrand factor and factor VIII antigen." .
January 1987 Burket MW, Brewster PS, Smith MR, Fraker TD."The relationship of fibrinolytic state to coronary artery reperfusion and to streptokinase dose in acute myocardial infarction." .
January 1987 Burket MW, Brewster PS, Smith MR, Fraker TD."Relationships of streptokinase dose and coronary artery reperfusion to fibrinogen." .
January 1987 Burket MW, Brewster PS, Smith MR, Fraker TD."Relationships of streptokinase dose and coronary reperfusion to fibrinogen level" Beijing, China.
January 1989 Fraker TD, Temesy-Armos PN, Wilkerson RD."Cocaine causes transient myocardial depression in conscious dogs." Ann Arbor, Michigan.
January 1989 Wilkerson RD, Fraker TD, Temesy-Armos PN."Cocaine pharmacokinetics and duration of cardiovascular actions in conscious dogs." .
January 1989 Temesy-Armos PN, Fraker TD, Wilkerson RD."Dose-dependent eletrophysiologic effects of cocaine in conscious dogs." .
January 1989 Temesy-Armos PN, Fraker TD, Wilkerson RD."Cocaine causes delayed cardiac arrythmias in conscious dogs." .
January 1991 Wilkerson RD, Fraker TD, Temesy-Armos PN."Desipramine does not alter cardiovascular actions of cocaine in dogs" . : A1588
January 1992 Fraker TD, Temesy-Armos PN, Wilkerson RD."The interaction of propranolol, verapamil and nifedipine upon the myocardial depressant effect of cocaine" . : 684A
January 1999 Repka F, Knisley P, Badenhop D, Fraker T."Insuffiently treated dyslipidemia at entry into cardiac rehabilitation: An argument for lipid intervention in cardiac rehabilitation programs" . : 307
January 1999 Badenhop D, Chapman B, Fraker T, Smith I."Performance and improvement on 12 minute walk distance during phase II cardiac rehabilitation" . : 309

Presentations

"Risk Factors for Coronary Heart Disease." . (August 2007)

"Stress Testing." . (July 2009)

"Care Model." . (November 2009)

"ECG Lecture." . (October 2009)

"Quality of Care." . (September 2009)

"Heart Failure w/ Normal Ejection Fraction Lecture." . (September 2009)