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Frank Arko, MD

  • Vascular Surgery

Frank Arko, MD

  • Vascular Surgery
Frank Arko, MD
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Practicing Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Vascular Medicine/Intervention
  • Endovascular Surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Angioplasty
  • Venous Interventions
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
    • Carotid Stenting
    • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
    • Aneurysms Of The Aortic Arch
    • Hybrid Vascular Surgery
    • Thoracic And Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aneurysm
    • Bypass Surgery
    • Carotid Angioplasty With Stent Placement (CAS)
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
    • Renal Vascular Disease
    • Venogram
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease
    • Atherectomy
    • Arterial Occluson
    • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
    • AAA
    • Aortic Surgery Including Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
    • Cardiovascular Disease Research
    • Vena Cava Filter


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Frank Arko, MD is currently Director, Endovascular Surgery and Co-director of the Aortic Institute at Carolinas Medical Center, Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute in Charlotte, NC. He received his B.S. from Texas A&M University graduating Summa Cum Laude and his M.D. with honors in 1994 from Texas A&M University. He completed his internship and his residency at Scott & White Hospital, Texas A&M University Health Science Center in 1999. Dr. Arko completed his Clinical Vascular Fellowship in 2000 and his Endovascular Fellowship in 2001 from Stanford University Hospital, CA. He completed a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship from Stanford University Hospital in 2001. He is a member of numerous surgical societies including: The Southern Association for Vascular Surgery, International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Homeostasis, Society for Vascular Surgery, International Society of Endovascular Specialists, Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society and American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Arko is part of one of the largest practices in the US for complex aortic reconstructions with placement of first in man graft for complex aortic arch aneurysms.



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Medical Education

  • Texas A&M University


  • Texas A&M University


  • Stanford University