Contributing Experts

October 18, 2011

Frank W Meissner, M.D.

Dr. Frank W Meissner, MD is an invasive/interventional cardiologist, critical care and emergency medicine physician.

He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Critical Care Medicine, Adult Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, and Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. He is a Certified Cardiac Device Specialist as well as a Certified Professional in Health Information Management Systems.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, The American College of Cardiology, The American College of Chest Physicians, and The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.

He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Paul L Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, Texas.

His undergraduate training was in Mathematics. He received his MD degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. His post-medical school clinical training (Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Cardiology) was all done in the USAF.

He trained in Medical Informatics at the University of Utah. He completed the Certificate Programs in Technical Program Management and Systems Engineering (Defense Systems Management College) as well the Certificate Program Federal Chief Information Officer (National Defense University) before his retirement as a Colonel from the USAF. He is currently enrolled in a distance learning Master’s Degree program at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Current interests include information technology adoption and deployment in medicine; general, cardiovascular, and emergency room critical care medicine, point of care ultrasonography, cardiovascular computed tomography, and geographic medicine.

Last Updated: October 8, 2012