Dr. Frank Fore MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Frank Fore is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Saint Francis Hospital and St. John Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and has been in practice for 34 years. He is one of 7 doctors at Saint Francis Hospital and one of 3 at St. John Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1978 - 1979

University Hospital and Clinics, Oklahoma City
Residency, General Surgery, 1975 - 1977

University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals
Residency, General Surgery, 1974 - 1975

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1979 - 1981

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

OK State Medical License
Active through 2013

TX State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Quantitative effect of a single large dose of methylprednisolone on infarct size in baboons.
Smith, G. T., Geary, G., Ruf, W., Fore, F. N., Oyama, M., McNamara, J. J.

Infarct size in baboons at one week after treatment with nitroprusside.
Ruf, W., Fore, F., Smith, G., McNamara, J. J.

Prediction of infarct size with baboons. A proposed model for accurately determining the efficacy of therapeutic interventions.
Fore, F. N., Smith, G. T., McNamara, J. J.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Oklahoma BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Oklahoma
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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