Richard Frink, MD

Editorial Board Member

Division of Cardiology
Heart Research Foundation of Sacramento,  USA

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Dr. Frink is the Principal Investigator of the Heart Research Foundation of Sacramento. He received his training at Iowa, Mayo Clinic and Alabama. He practiced invasive cardiology in Sacramento for 35 years and at the same time established a histology photographic laboratory to study the post-mortem heart. He performed extensive post-mortem examinations of the hearts of over 150 of patients who died of acute coronary disease, as well as hearts of pigs and sheep. He has published approximately 25 research papers and a book detailing the pathologic findings in patients who died of acute coronary disease.

Research Interest

Invasive cardiology Electrocardiogram Acute coronary diseases