Dr Frank Arko is Director of Endovascular Surgery and Co-director of the Aortic Institute at Carolinas Medical Center of the Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute in Charlotte, North Carolina, US, among the busiest aortic repair centres in the US.
A global expert on aortic repair techniques and peripheral arterial disease, Dr Arko completed medical school and residency at Texas A&M University, and a Fellowship at Stanford University, US.
Board certified by the American Board of Surgery – Vascular Surgery, Dr Arko’s specialist interests include minimally invasive surgery, trauma and surgical critical care, and vascular surgery.
He is a member of a number of professional societies and bodies, including the American College of Surgeons, the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, the Society of Vascular Surgery, and the International Society of Endovascular Specialists.
Widely published, Dr Arko has served as Principal Investigator and on the steering committees of several large international trials.