Francis J. Klocke, MD
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Ischemic Heart Disease, General Cardiology, Coronary Artery Disease
Education and Training
State University of New York At Buffalo School of Medicine 1960
Yale-New Haven Hospital 1960
National Institutes of Health 1965
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Dr. Klocke is an active educator and researcher with more than a decade of experience as the director of the Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute and a professor at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. He's also a co-investigator in three grant projects to study myofibril damage during low flow ischemia, detection of coronary stenoses using T2-weighted MRI, and MRI-guided angioplasty of coronary artery stenosis.
Dr. Klocke established a research program at the State University of New York at Buffalo focusing on coronary circulatory control and pathophysiology. He later was named the Albert and Elizabeth Rekate Professor of Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease and served as director of the Division of Cardiology from 1976 until 1991. He also held a professorship in the Department of Physiology and directed an NIH program-project entitled ""Pathophysiology of Cardiopulmonary Dysfunction"" from 1971 to 1991.
Dr. Klocke's memberships include the Association of American Physicians, American Society for Clinical Investigation, American Physiological Society and Association of University Cardiologists. He is a past president of the American College of Cardiology and a former chairperson of the American Heart Association Council on Circulation. Dr. Klocke has served on the National Advisory Heart Council and more than 15 advisory committees and boards for the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
A graduate of Manhattan College and State University of New York at Buffalo, Dr. Klocke completed his medical internship and residency at Yale University Medical Center. He received his fellowship training in the Cardiology Branch at the National Institutes of Health, where he served as chief resident physician in the National Heart Institute. Dr. Klocke is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease.