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Frank Schmieder, MD, PVT


Frank Schmieder, MD, PVT


Associate Professor, Surgery

Phone: 215-707-6144

Email: frank.schmieder@tuhs.temple.edu



Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery


Educational Background:


B.S., Natural/Life Sciences and Economics, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 1982


M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1991


Internship, Washington University Medical Center, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO, 1992


Residency, General Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, 1998


Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1999


Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2002


Fellowship, Endovascular Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2002


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board certifications:


  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

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Professional Affiliations:


  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Vascular Surgery
  • Delaware Valley Vascular Society

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Books and Book Chapters:


Schmieder FA and Comerota AJ. Chronic Critical Limb Ischemia. In: Coffman JD, Eberhardt RT. Peripheral Arterial Disease: Diagnosis & Treatment. Humana Press (2003)

Schmieder FA and Comerota AJ. Acute Arterial Occlusion. In: Merli G, Weitz G, Carabasi RA, eds. Peripheral Vascular Disorders. Philadelphia: WB Saunders (2004)


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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

14560218. Wilhite DB, Comerota AJ, Schmieder FA, Throm RC, Gaughan JP, Rao AK, Managing PAD with multiple platelet inhibitors: the effect of combination therapy on bleeding time. J Vasc Surg 38:4(710-3)2003 Oct

12021709. Comerota AJ, Throm RC, Miller KA, Henry T, Chronos N, Laird J, Sequeira R, Kent CK, Bacchetta M, Goldman C, Salenius JP, Schmieder FA, Pilsudski R, Naked plasmid DNA encoding fibroblast growth factor type 1 for the treatment of end-stage unreconstructible lower extremity ischemia: preliminary results of a phase I trial. J Vasc Surg 35:5(930-6)2002 May

11434894. Schmieder FA, Comerota AJ, Intermittent claudication: magnitude of the problem, patient evaluation, and therapeutic strategies. Am J Cardiol 87:12A(3D-13D)2001 Jun 28

11400089. Comerota AJ, Schmieder FA, Intraoperative lytic therapy: agents and methods of administration. Semin Vasc Surg 14:2(132-42)2001 Jun

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