A Cleveland native, Dr. Frankel completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh graduating Magna Cum Laude and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated Cum Laude from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. He went on to complete his internship and residency in internal medicine at Washington University Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.
Returning to Cleveland, Dr. Frankel completed his fellowship in gastroenterology through the Case Western Reserve University combined University Hospitals and the Cleveland VA Hospital Program.
Currently, Dr. Frankel is Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology at Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. Under his leadership the GI Division was recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top 50 in the country. He is the immediate past Chief of Staff of the Hillcrest Hospital Medical Staff and serves as the Hillcrest Hospital medical Staff representative to the Ohio State Medical and American Medical Associations. Throughout his career, he has received numerous honors and awards as one of the top gastroenterologists in the greater Cleveland area and the United States. He serves on many charitable and medical advisory boards.
Dr. Frankel has interests in the following gastrointestinal problems:
- Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Diarrhea and Constipation
- Colon Polyps and Colorectal Cancer
- Colonoscopy, Upper Endoscopy and Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy
- Adolescent Medicine
A little known fact about Dr. Frankel – he absolutely loves basketball
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