Irving Franco, M.D.
Irving Franco, MD, is an interventional cardiologist in the Cleveland Clinic Department of Interventional Cardiology.
In his work as an interventional cardiologist, Dr. Franco's specialty interests include diagnostic cardiac catheterization, angiography, coronary angioplasty, acute coronary interventions, coronary atherectomy, rotational coronary stenting and laser therapy.
A native of the Dominican Republic and a naturalized U.S. citizen, Dr. Franco received his medical degree from Santo Domingo University.
internship at St. Alexis Hospital
in Cleveland, Ohio and his
residency at Cleveland Veterans Administration Hospital
clinical training, Dr. Franco
received fellowships in clinical cardiology and invasive cardiology from The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
was appointed to the Cleveland Clinic
research has focused primarily on the safe and effective treatment of coronary artery disease, including studies of expandable stents, saphenous vein grafts and guided radio frequency energy ablation.
He has published his research findings and his clinical experience in articles and abstracts in leading publications.
Most recently, he
co-authored an article on peripheral vascular disease, bare metal stenting, and long-term outcomes following coronary stenting.
He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Heart Association (Northeast Ohio Affiliate), and the Ohio State Medical Association.
As of 9/8/2008, Dr. Franco
has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing.